News

The big tent went up Tuesday, July 7, 2015, in preparation for the arrival of the AVTT Traveling Vietnam Wall on Wednesday, July 8. By Thursday, July 9, American flags will line the route from the Kentucky Horse Park entrance to the Wall.

The United States Equestrian Federation is pleased to announce the inaugural Sleepy P Ranch & Deeridge Farm $100,000 USEF U25 Show Jumping National Championship presented by the Porter Family & the Jacobs Family will take place at the National Horse Show in Lexington, Ky., October 27-November 1, 2015.

The opening ceremony for the Traveling Vietnam Wall on Friday, July 10, will also recognize one of Kentucky’s Medal of Honor recipients from the Vietnam War.

During the coming week, July 8 to 12, the Kentucky Horse Park expects to experience heavier than normal traffic due to several special events scheduled to take place at the facility.

Fence Maintenance Costs will be Redirected to Key Operational Needs

Retired Maj. Gen. Arnold Fields  will join Governor Steve Beshear in speaking at the opening ceremony July 10 for the Traveling Vietnam Wall at the Kentucky Horse Park.

Help us name our future police mounts. Below is a link to some basic information on our young recruits, as well as a form where you may submit name suggestions. Keep in mind that these will be future police horses. Please choose a name fitting both their profession and their personality.

With the 2015 Adequan/FEI North American Junior & Young Rider Championships presented by Gotham North approaching, final preparations are being made for what will mark the 41st anniversary of the annual event.  All Nominated Entries have been received and competitors are getting ready for a great week in Kentucky.

Mementos left at the Traveling Vietnam Wall when it visits Lexington next month may end up in a collection displayed at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History.

The fifth annual CAA Carriage Festival was a huge success. The pleasure-driving show and all related activities were held at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, June 26–28.