Kentucky Horse Park

SPIRIT OF THE HORSE CAST TO APPEAR IN FESTIVAL OF THE HORSE GRAND HORSE PARADE IN GEORGETOWN

Members of the cast of the Holiday Spectacular The Spirit of the Horse will participate in The Festival of the Horse Grand Horse Parade that takes place on the streets of downtown Georgetown October 4, 2014. 

KHP's Progress Featured in Business Lexington Article

Since the 2014 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games just wrapped up in Normandy, it was the perfect time for Business Lexington to review the experience we had here at the Kentucky Horse Park while hosting in 2010, as well as what has been happening at the park since the games concluded.

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http://bizlex.com/2014/09/the-kentucky-horse-park-4-years-after-weg

Photo by Steve Faust

KENTUCKY HORSE PARK HOSTS BOOK SIGNING WITH ELLEN HARVEY

‘Standardbred Old Friends’ Profiles Breed in Stories and Photos

The Kentucky Horse Park will host a book signing for “Standardbred Old Friends” with author Ellen Harvey on Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, from 10 a.m.-noon. A collection of endearing stories on the lives of legendary Standardbred horses, this book is a collaboration with award-winning equine photographer Barbara Livingston, whose popular books “Old Friends” and “More Old Friends,” painted a sentimental portrait of champion racehorses long gone from the spotlight.

THE PYRAMID SOCIETY CELEBRATES ITS 34TH ANNUAL EGYPTIAN EVENT

Lexington, KY (May 29, 2014) – Every year since 1981 enthusiasts from across the globe gather in "The Horse Capital of the World" the first week in June to experience The Pyramid Society’s annual Egyptian Event – well known as the world’s largest showcase of the Egyptian Arabian Horse. This year’s Event, taking place June 3rd– 7th at the Kentucky Horse Park, is free to attend for KY Horse Park visitors, and offers a variety of compelling activities for every age – all in celebration of the legendary Egyptian Arabian horse!

Adam Retires from the KHP Mounted Police

The Kentucky Horse Park Mounted Police announce the recent retirement of one of their trusted equine partners at the beginning of May. Adam, a Percheron/Thoroughbred cross born in Canada, was brought into Kentucky by Dian Cecil who realized that this type of horse was needed by police departments across the country. Adam grew to be a big boned, durable and athletic horse. He has a kind disposition, is friendly and curious in character.

Kentucky Dressage Association Announces the KDA Kearney Cancer 5K & Fun Walk to Benefit the Markey Cancer Center

KDA Kearney Cancer 5K and Fun Walk, hosted by the Kentucky Dressage Association on Saturday, May 24th at the Kentucky Horse Park, announces $1,000 in prize money and invites the public to attend an evening of family fun and entertainment.

KENTUCKY HORSE PARK COMMISSION SELECTS INTERIM EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Ted Nicholson Chosen to Manage Park During Search for Permanent Executive Director

LEXINGTON, Ky. (April 23, 2014) – The Kentucky Horse Park Commission announced today that it has selected Ted G. Nicholson as the interim executive director of the Kentucky Horse Park following the retirement of John Nicholson on April 30. Ted Nicholson will begin his tenure in May and serve until a permanent executive director is hired later this year.  A search firm is expected to begin work to conduct a nationwide search for the permanent executive director within the next 30 days.