The Junior League of Lexington is proud to announce the 2018 Lexington Junior League Charity Horse Show will be held in the Kentucky Horse Park’s Rolex Arena. The Red Mile has been home to the Horse Show since its establishment in 1937 and next year’s move marks a historic change for this signature Saddlebred event and the Junior League of Lexington.
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The Kentucky Horse Park Commission will meet on Thursday, April 20, 2017, at 2:00 p.m. EDT. The meeting will be held in a meeting room on the lower level of the International Museum of the Horse at the Kentucky Horse Park.
Meeting of Kentucky Horse Park Commission
Thursday, April 20, 2017
2:00 p.m. EDT
Lower Level of the International Museum of the Horse, Kentucky Horse Park
1. Welcome and Call to Order from Chair – Tandy Patrick
Standardbred Canada, which is an incorporated non-profit organization whose mandate is to supervise, record, store and distribute information on all registered Standardbreds and to promote harness racing in Canada and beyond, posted an article about the appearance by the Ohio Standardbreds & Friends at the Kentucky Horse Park for a weekend of breed demos on April 21-23, 2017. The demos are scheduled to take place at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.
Gulfshore Life was started as a magazine and has captured the vibrant spirit, style and natural beauty of Southwest Florida’s Gulf Coast, from Fort Myers and Cape Coral down to Naples and Marco Island since 1970. The online magazine recently posted a feature on some noteworthy stopovers for snowbirds returning home in April. One recommendation is attending the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event (April 27-30, 2017) at the Kentucky Horse Park.
The Kentucky Horse Park unveiled Man o' War's 100th birthday celebration video on March 29, 2017. It corresponds with the opening of the International Museum of the Horse's exhibit titled Man o' War at 100: The Mostest Horse That Ever Was. The video was produced by Keeneland Broadcast Services in conjunction with the Kentucky Horse Park's yearlong celebration of Man o' War.
Follow the link to watch the video or watch the embedded version below:
The Kentucky Horse Park, along with state and local officials, today launched a season-long celebration honoring the 100th birthday of Thoroughbred legend, Man o’ War, who was foaled on March 29, 1917. Man o’ War went on to become one of the foremost racehorses of all time, as well as one of the most famous Kentuckians.
Kentucky.com recently published an article about Man o' War's 100th Birthday celebration which is scheduled to take place at the Kentucky Horse Park throughout 2017. The article is written by Stuart Sanders, who is the Kentucky Historical Society’s history advocate, and touches on Man o' War's impact over the years, a legacy which continues to evolve and grow 100 years after his birth.
HorseChannel.com recently published an article about Road to the Horse 2017 which is scheduled to take place at the Kentucky Horse Park in March. The article covers Tootie Bland, who created the event, as well as the four expected competitors for this year's edition of Road to the Horse: Kate Neubert, Rachelle Valentine, Vicki Wilson, and Sarah Winters Dawson.
Kentucky Monthly recently published an article about Man o' War and the observation of his 100th birthday. The article includes information about the Man o' War Celebration at the Kentucky Horse Park during 2017, as well as the recent restoration of Big Red's memorial statue here at the park.
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Horse Trotting recently published an article about the International Museum of the Horse, as part of its Travel and Trail Riding Adventures series. The International Museum of the Horse is part of the Kentucky Horse Park and is a Smithsonian affiliated museum located in Lexington, KY. Every year, tourists from all over the world visit the museum to view exhibits and learn about horses.