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UPCOMING EVENTS

The Kentucky Horse Park hosts a diverse selection of events. On any given weekend, visitors will find some of the most fun things to do in Lexington, including horse shows, rodeos, festivals, museum exhibits, shopping and more. If you're searching for fun family things to do in Lexington, check out our event calendar below for activities that will keep everyone entertained.

Please note that while we make every effort to present accurate information on our calendar, all listings are subject to change without notice. Contact the event organizer via the information provided in the calendar listing to verify events, times, prices, dates, and venues.

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July 2018

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Thursday, June 08, 2017 - 09:00 AM to Wednesday, October 31, 2018 - 05:00 PM

The International Museum of the Horse follows the journey of Preston Dyer as he embarks on the second leg of his trip to the Middle East to seek out Arabian bloodstock to bring back to Americ ...Read More


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Thursday, December 07, 2017 - 09:00 AM to Friday, November 30, 2018 - 05:00 PM

The first phase of the new Wheeler Museum exhibit is now open at the USHJA Headquarters. The exhibit is open to the public and features items and stories from the Show Jumping Hall of Fame, a ...Read More


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Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 08:00 AM to Sunday, July 01, 2018 - 05:00 PM

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Saturday, June 30, 2018 - 09:00 AM to Sunday, July 01, 2018 - 04:00 PM

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Sunday, July 01, 2018 - 08:00 AM to 04:30 PM

Riders are given the opportunity to school their horses on the famous Kentucky Horse Park cross country course. For a $35 fee, riders can school their horse for four hours on the course. $20 of the ...Read More


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Monday, July 02, 2018 - 05:00 PM to 08:00 PM

The popular Kentucky Horse Park Run/Walk Club returns to the park on Monday nights this summer, June 4 to September 23, from 5-8 p.m., with the exception of Labor Day, Monday, September 3. Each eve ...Read More


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Tuesday, July 03, 2018 - 08:00 AM to Saturday, July 07, 2018 - 05:00 PM

Come to the Kentucky Horse Park to cool off during the balmy days of summer. Over the five night Fourth of July holiday, we will offer lots of family fun to help you keep you cool, including ...Read More


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Wednesday, July 04, 2018 - 09:00 AM to Friday, July 06, 2018 - 05:00 PM

The International Saddle Seat Equitation World Cup is a bi-annual competition which originated in the early 1980s with an informal exchange of saddle seat athletes in the United States and South Af ...Read More


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Thursday, July 05, 2018 - 08:00 AM to Sunday, July 08, 2018 - 05:00 PM

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Thursday, July 05, 2018 - 08:00 AM to Sunday, July 08, 2018 - 05:00 PM

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Friday, July 06, 2018 - 08:00 AM to Sunday, July 08, 2018 - 05:00 PM

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Monday, July 09, 2018 - 08:00 AM to Saturday, July 14, 2018 - 05:00 PM

Created in 1937, to help fund the Junior League's community works project, the horse show has grown to be the world's largest outdoor American Saddlebred show and the first leg of the Saddleb ...Read More


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Monday, July 09, 2018 - 05:00 PM to 08:00 PM

The popular Kentucky Horse Park Run/Walk Club returns to the park on Monday nights this summer, June 4 to September 23, from 5-8 p.m., with the exception of Labor Day, Monday, September 3. Each eve ...Read More


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Friday, July 13, 2018 - 08:00 AM to Sunday, July 15, 2018 - 05:00 PM

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Friday, July 13, 2018 - 08:00 AM to Sunday, July 15, 2018 - 05:00 PM

Bring home a horse of your very own! Learn more about horses and the model horse community from industry experts. Join us for the 29th annual BreyerFest  - a family vacation that you will never for ...Read More


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Sunday, July 15, 2018 - 08:00 AM to 10:00 AM

Join us for the  BreyerFest© 5K Run/Walk on July 15, 2018 at 8:00am at the Kentucky Horse Park Alltech Arena in Lexington, KY.

The race includes commemorative T-shirt ...Read More


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Monday, July 16, 2018 - 05:00 PM to 08:00 PM

The popular Kentucky Horse Park Run/Walk Club returns to the park on Monday nights this summer, June 4 to September 23, from 5-8 p.m., with the exception of Labor Day, Monday, September 3. Each eve ...Read More


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Saturday, July 21, 2018 - 08:00 AM to 10:00 AM

Run or walk a 5K or 10K around the grounds of the beautiful KHP and help us celebrate the legendary racehorse Man o' War, as well as our 40th anniversary! 

Cost: $25 f ...Read More


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Saturday, July 21, 2018 - 05:00 PM to 08:00 PM

Watch our resident equine idol, Odd Job Bob, star in the movie "The Greening of Whitney Brown" under the stars at Rolex Stadium. Includes kids' activities, giveaways, and a meet-and-greet with Odd ...Read More


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Monday, July 23, 2018 - 05:00 PM to 08:00 PM

The popular Kentucky Horse Park Run/Walk Club returns to the park on Monday nights this summer, June 4 to September 23, from 5-8 p.m., with the exception of Labor Day, Monday, September 3. Each eve ...Read More


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Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 08:00 AM to Sunday, July 29, 2018 - 05:00 PM

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Thursday, July 26, 2018 - 08:00 AM to 05:00 PM

The Hagyard Lexington Classic is part of the Kentucky Summer Horse Show and takes place in the Rolex Stadium. For more information, visit www.hagyard.com

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Saturday, July 28, 2018 - 08:00 AM to Sunday, July 29, 2018 - 05:00 PM

At Walkabout Tours, horse trainer Clinton Anderson holds nothing back. He shares the ultimate goal of horsemanship with his personal horses and explains the training process, right from the s ...Read More


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Saturday, July 28, 2018 - 08:00 AM to 05:00 PM

Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital is the proud sponsor of the Rood & Riddle Kentucky Grand Prix, a premier show jumping competition held annually at the Kentucky Horse Park for the past 2 ...Read More


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Monday, July 30, 2018 - 05:00 PM to 08:00 PM

The popular Kentucky Horse Park Run/Walk Club returns to the park on Monday nights this summer, June 4 to September 23, from 5-8 p.m., with the exception of Labor Day, Monday, September 3. Each eve ...Read More

July 2018