There was a fun-filled atmosphere at the CP National Horse Show on Friday night as athletes and residents alike got in the Halloween spirit. Local groups were invited out for "Barn Night" to watch the $35,000 Accumulator Costume Class, sponsored by Salamander Hotels & Resorts.
Annual Southern Lights Holiday Festival Returns as Seasonal Highlight
The Kentucky Horse Park begins its winter season with new hours of operation and family events for the holiday season. From Nov. 2 until March 16, the park will be open Wednesdays through Sundays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Ellen Toon captured her first National Horse Show championship in 1994, and now, more than 20 years and many championships later, the thrill of winning at the prestigious year-end show remains.
When 15 horses qualified for the jump-off during the $130,000 CP Grand Prix, presented by Copernicus Stables, at the CP National Horse Show, it was clear that it would require more than just scope to win the day. For Kent Farrington, the need for speed paid off because his mount Willow is always ready to race.
Budweiser Clydesdale attends ceremony to honor champion
This week, Lexington, Kentucky, ushers in both top racehorses for the Breeders' Cup and the nation's leading hunter and jumper horses for the prestigious CP National Horse Show.
With the Breeders' Cup taking place in Lexington in 2015, USA Today published an article about the city and its many attractions. The Kentucky Horse Park leads its "Don't Miss" section of recommendations.
With the Breeders' Cup taking place in Lexington in 2015, lots of visitors will be looking for travel tips to enhance their time here. Lady and the Track has compiled a list, and a visit to the Kentucky Horse Park is the top suggestion.
On Tuesday, October 27, 2015, the park unveiled a statue dedicated to the great Thoroughbred champion racehorse, Cigar, who died in October 2014 after living at the park’s Hall of Champions for 15 years. Sculpted by Kentucky artist Douwe (Dow) Blumberg, the bronze features Cigar, with jockey Jerry Bailey, from his 1995 Breeders’ Cup Classic win.
The CP National Horse Show offers thrilling competition for horse lovers to enjoy, including the country's finest hunters and international show jumping for six days, beginning Oct. 27. The excitement will build from the opening day's hunter classes to the final day's featured events.