Kentucky Horse Park

Weber Wins 12th USEF Four-in-Hand Driving National Championship

Chester Weber won the 12th USEF Four-in-Hand Driving National Championship title for 2015 in the Rolex Stadium at the Kentucky Horse Park. Weber actually led the division from start to finish during the Kentucky Classic CDE.

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Fayette County Public Safety Agencies Practice Chemical Agent Emergency Response

Wednesday, September 16, 2015, starting sometime after 8 a.m., Lexington’s Division of Emergency Management will join with local, state and federal agencies in Fayette County and conduct an exercise that simulates the release of chemical agents from the Blue Grass Army Depot. The Fayette County exercise response is part of a larger exercise coordinated by FEMA, the Army and other agencies through the Chemical Stockpile Emergency Preparedness Program (CSEPP).

John Henry Article and Photo Commemorate Arrival at KHP posted a photo from, as well as a Lexington Herald-Leader article from 30 years ago, about legendary Thoroughbred John Henry's arrival at the Kentucky Horse Park. Greeted at the airport by Gov. Martha Layne Collins and others, John Henry then made his way to the Kentucky Horse Park for retirement.

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Homeschool Advocate Blogger Visits KHP

Sonya Haskins, a blogger who posts as The Homeschool Advocate, recently paid a visit to the Kentucky Horse Park so that her daughter could try to meet some of her scout requirements to earn a horsemanship badge and experience all the park has to offer.

To read the full report of Haskins's visit, please visit the following link:

Ultimate Outdoor Expo & Concert

The mission for the Ultimate Outdoor Expo & Concert is to offer an outdoor related expo that Kentucky outdoorsmen and women will set their calendars for each year. An expo that consumers can feel needed and welcomed to attend one that will be customized to suite their needs, bringing them back to the Ultimate Outdoor Expo at the Kentucky Horse Park year after year! There are no other indoor/outdoor shows with a setting like the Kentucky Horse Park's Alltech Arena in the nation!

Kentucky Summer Classic Horse Show Wrap-Up: July 27 - August 2

Alison Robitaille has traveled to the Olympics as a first alternate, competed at the World Equestrian Games and won team silver at the Pan American Games, but in recent years, as she busily brings along young horses and two young children of her own, she has been continually knocking on the door of a grand prix win. On Saturday night at the Kentucky Horse Park she knocked the door all the way down and rode away with an impressive victory in the $50,000 Kentucky Summer Classic Grand Prix, sponsored by GGT Footing.

Sophie Gochman Leads Victory Gallop in Pony Medal at U.S. Pony Finals

Sophie Gochman captured the 2015 Marshall & Sterling/USEF Pony Medal Championship with Ponies & Palms Show Stables' Rico Suave.

Beginning early Sunday morning, 174 young riders and their ponies took their turns around the Alltech Arena at the Kentucky Horse Park Friday, with each hoping to claim the coveted honor of Marshall & Sterling/USEF Pony Medal Champion by day's end. Ultimately, it was Sophie Gochman aboard Rico Suave who outshone the rest to take the top prize following two seamless over fences trips and a stand-out performance in the additional flat testing.