Kentucky Horse Park

Bits & Pieces of Saddlebred History

Dates: 
Monday, March 9, 2015 - 9:00am to Monday, March 21, 2016 - 5:00pm
Event Description: 

The American Saddlebred Museum’s 2015 exhibit, Bits & Pieces of Saddlebred History: Recent Donations & Special Selections will feature new acquisitions to the permanent collection along with loans of unusual items from several collectors of Saddlebred memorabilia. By showcasing recent gifts to the collection and loans of relevant pieces, the exhibit is both a thank you to our donors and a way to expose the public to some unique bits of Saddlebred history that are not yet a part of our collection. Bits & Pieces of Saddlebred History will run from March 9, 2015 through March 21, 2016. 
 

Hosted by: 
The American Saddlebred Museum
Phone: 
(859) 259-2746

Sign Ceremony to Unveil American Pharoah Way

Dates: 
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Event Description: 

The Kentucky Hotrse Park will be hosting a sign ceremony to unveil the American Pharoah Way in Woodford & Fayette Counties. The ceremony will begin at 1:00 p.m. and will be held in the park's courtyard (visitor center, in the case of inclement weather).

Event Category: 
Hosted by: 
Kentucky Horse Park
Phone: 
859-233-4303

Spirit Riding Free Fun Day

Dates: 
Saturday, June 10, 2017 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
Event Description: 

From 10am-1pm the Kentucky Horse Park gift shop will offer 10% off the newly released Spirit Riding Free line. Activities include Spirit Riding Free model horse painting, coloring pages, a raffle, and posters.

Event Category: 
Hosted by: 
Kentucky Horse Park Gift Shop
Phone: 
859-259-4234

Kentucky Three-Day Event

Dates: 
Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 8:00am to Sunday, April 29, 2018 - 8:00pm
Event Description: 

The Kentucky Three-Day Event returns to Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, April 26-April 29. The field includes dozens of riders from countries all over the world.

This is one of the world's most prestigious equestrian competitions, and is one of only six Four-Star Three-Day Events in the world and the only one in the Western Hemisphere. It is a part of the FEI Classics Series, which unites the top four-star international Eventing competitions from around the world.

Known to fans as "The Best Weekend all Year," the Kentucky Three-Day Event offers something for everyone: the highest-level of equestrian competitors, tailgating, music, shopping, bourbon tastings, and more. Visitors also receive general admission to the Kentucky Horse Park, America's only theme park dedicated to horses.

Call (859) 254-8123 to order tickets.

Hosted by: 
Equestrian Events, Inc.
Phone: 
859.254.8123

Kentucky Horse Park Commission Meeting

Dates: 
Thursday, April 20, 2017 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Event Description: 

The Kentucky Horse Park Commission will meet on Thursday, April 20, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. EDT.

The meeting will be held in a meeting room on the lower level of the International Museum of the Horse at the Kentucky Horse Park.  
 
AGENDA:
Meeting of Kentucky Horse Park Commission 
Thursday, April 20, 2017
2:00 p.m. EDT
Lower Level of the International Museum of the Horse, Kentucky Horse Park 

 
1. Welcome and Call to Order from Chair – Tandy Patrick
2. Approval of Minutes of March 16 Commission Meeting
3. Consideration of proposed Ground Lease with the United States Equestrian Federation
4. Discussion regarding Strategic Plan
5. Consideration of proposed Response of the Commission to Report from Kentucky State Auditor issued on 2/22/17
6. New Business
 NEXT FULL COMMISSION MEETING:  THURSDAY, JUNE 15, 2017, 3:00 P.M. IN NORTH EXHIBIT HALL, ALLTECH ARENA
 

Event Category: 
Hosted by: 
Kentucky Horse Park
Phone: 
859-233-4303

Girls on the Run Central Kentucky

Dates: 
Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Event Description: 

At Girls on the Run we inspire girls to recognize their inner strength and celebrate what makes them one of a kind. Trained coaches lead small teams through our research-based curricula which includes dynamic discussions, activities and running games. Over the course of the ten-week program, girls in 3rd-8th grade develop essential skills to help them navigate their worlds and establish a lifetime appreciation for health and fitness. The program culminates with girls positively impacting their communities through a service project and being physically and emotionally prepared to complete a celebratory 5K event. The race begins at 9:00am, and packet pickup is available on Friday 4/21 4-6 PM at Howard Curry Shoes ( 2535 Nicholasville Rd) or Saturday 4/22 7-8:30 AM at Kentucky Horse Park (4089 Iron Works Parkway).

Event Category: 
Hosted by: 
Girls on the Run Central Kentucky
Phone: 
(859) 268-4687

Man o' War Movie Night - Sponsored by Keeneland Kids Club

Dates: 
Saturday, June 24, 2017 - 6:00pm to 10:00pm
Event Description: 

Spend an evening with your family at the Kentucky Horse Park for a special price! Two equine-themed movies will be shown in the park's theatres (Secretariat and Spirit), with children's activities, events, and International Museum of the Horse exhibits also offered. $5 per carload for parking.

  • Free pony rides: 6-8 p.m.
  • International Museum of the Horse and Kids Barn open: 6-9 p.m.
  • Showings of Secretariat and Spirit at 6:15 and 8:15 p.m. in Visitor Center theatres 
  • Parade of Breeds show: 7 p.m.
  • Food trucks & Alltech “Mostest Wheat Ale”

Click below to view the flyer:
Poster PDF

Event Category: 
Hosted by: 
Kentucky Horse Park
Phone: 
859-259-4200

Collector's Edition Man o' War at Breyerfest

Dates: 
Friday, July 14, 2017 - 9:00am to Sunday, July 16, 2017 - 5:00pm
Event Description: 

As part of the popular annual Breyerfest event at the park, a collector’s edition Man o’ War horse has been commissioned. This replica of the greatest Thoroughbred of all time will prove to be a popular addition to the heavily attended model horse festival for fans from around the country.

Tickets: http://www.breyerhorses.com/bf2017-tickets

Event Category: 
Hosted by: 
Kentucky Horse Park
Phone: 
859-259-4200

Man o' War 5K & 10K Run/Walk - Presented by UK HealthCare

Dates: 
Saturday, August 5, 2017 - 8:00am to 12:00pm
Event Description: 

Winding through the park’s grounds and including a tour of the exhibit, walkers and runners of all ages will enjoy a special race held in conjunction with the Man o’ War 100th Celebration. A competitive and casual 5k event will have a Man o’ War themed unique T-shirt in the racing silks that he competed in during his years on the track.

https://runsignup.com/Race/KY/Lexington/ManOWar5K10KRunWalk

EVENT: 5K
Race Day Price: $30
START TIME: 8:00am EDT
PRICE: $25.00 Race Fee + $2.50 SignUp Fee 
REGISTRATION: Registration ends August 3, 2017 at 11:59am EDT

EVENT: 5K- Kid Price (ages 7 to 12)
Race Day Price: $15
START TIME: 8:00am EDT
PRICE: $15.00 Race Fee + $2.50 SignUp Fee 
REGISTRATION: Registration ends August 3, 2017 at 11:59am EDT 

EVENT: 10K
Race Day Price: $40
START TIME: 8:00am EDT
PRICE: $35.00 Race Fee + $3.00 SignUp Fee 
REGISTRATION: Registration ends August 3, 2017 at 11:59am EDT 

Event Category: 
Hosted by: 
Kentucky Horse Park
Phone: 
859-259-4200

Man o' War: The Funeral

Dates: 
Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 8:00am to 8:00pm
Event Description: 

The actual funeral of Man o’ War was followed closely on radio not just in America, but also several countries around the world. A special airing of his funeral broadcast will be made available on local radio for fans to hear the special eulogy and listen to the funeral where literally thousands showed up to pay their respects to the great horse. Actual time and station TBD.

Event Category: 
Hosted by: 
Kentucky Horse Park
Phone: 
859-259-4200