There will be a special meeting of the Kentucky Horse Park Commission on Friday, October 28, 2016 from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. EDT. The meeting will be held at the Hospitality Tower of the Rolex Stadium at the Kentucky Horse Park to include a Visioning Session with key stakeholders.
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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. 7 until March 14, the park will be open Wednesdays through Sundays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
WDRB recently published an article about the Kentucky Horse Park's Cemetery Crawl Halloween tour. Ashlee Chilton, Education Coordinator of the International Museum of the Horse, and Chase Medved, Museum Assistant of the International Museum of the Horse, are spearheading the tour and were interviewed for the WDRB feature.
The Horses and Hope Cancer Screening Van will be at the Kentucky Horse Park on October 28, 2016 from 10am until 2pm. The van is going to be located next to the Special Events office, near the exhibitors who will be present for the weekend shows. The Horses and Hope Cancer Screening Van is equipped to provide both men and women with screenings and education for many cancers. Patients will also be navigated to local resources for care and support.
The Kentucky Horse Park’s International Museum of the Horse has created a cemetery tour to share some of the fascinating history of the park’s historic grounds in a brand new way. Never told before, this limited tour takes visitors around the grounds by shuttle on each Friday night in October, at 5 p.m.
Championship Week will feature the USHJA Pre-Green Incentive and International Hunter Derby Championships
The 2016 USHJA Pre-Green Incentive Championship and International Hunter Derby Championship kick off this week at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, KY, with a record amount of prize money to be offered across the two Championships and first-of-their-kind sand sculpture jumps to be used in a unique Derby course design.
The US Hunter Pony Championships presented by Sallee Horse Vans came to a close on Saturday at the Kentucky Horse Park. Medium Regular Hunter Ponies went to task in the Walnut Arena in their Over Fences phase to determine the 2016 Champion. Natalie Jayne and Woodlands Stevie Ray emerged victorious on Saturday afternoon, but it was Wednesday's Large Regular Hunter Pony champion, Storyteller, that proved unbeatable as he was named the Grand Champion Hunter Pony of the 2016 US Pony Finals presented by Collecting Gaits Farm.
The US Pony Jumper National Championships got underway Thursday evening in the Alltech Arena at the Kentucky Horse Park. The riders and their ponies competed in the Welcome Class, which served as Phase I of the Individual Championship. In the class, competitors with clean rounds or equal faults remain equal. Ten of the 32 combinations went clear over Jasen Shelley’s solid course, setting the stage for an exciting championship.
Competition continues at 4:30 p.m. ET Friday with the Team Championship, which will also serve as Phase II of the Individual Championship.
LexGo recently published a feature titled "From ‘Free’ to Faith: Jonathan Butler Follows His Jazz Heart" about the artist's upcoming show at the Kentucky Horse Park campground during the ninth annual Lexus Smooth Jazz Fest. The show is scheduled to take place on Saturday, August 13.
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The Alltech Arena was the ONLY site for the largest and most exciting pep rally of the year for the Fayette County Public Schools!
Thousands of teachers and administrators celebrated the opening day of the 2016 school year with an “All In!” commitment to making this the best school year ever!
The Kentucky Horse Park thanks everyone for allowing us to participate and we also pledge to be “All In!” to making this the best year ever for Fayette Co. students!
KHP photos courtesy of James Shambhu