Kentucky Horse Park

Kentucky Horse Park Announces New Hours for Winter Season

Kentucky Horse Park fall colors

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.

Horses and Hope Cancer Screening Van at KHP

Horses and Hope Cancer Screening Van logo

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.

Sand Sculpture Jumps Make Debut and Prize Money Nears Half a Million Dollars

Team Sandtastic of Sarasota, FL, under the direction of course designers Bobby Murphy and Danny Moore create incredible sand sculpture jumps for the 2016 USHJA International Hunter Derby.

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.

Storyteller Named Grand Champion at 2016 US Hunter Pony Championship presented by Sallee Horse Vans, Woodlands Stevie Ray Collects Medium Regular Hunter Pony Champion Honors

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.

Ten Clear in Individual Phase I of US Pony Jumper National Championships

Genevieve Munson and Bluebelle, one of the 10 clear combinations | Photo Copyright Shawn McMillen Photography

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 Spotlights Jonathan Butler Jazz Fest Show

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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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Fayette County Public Schools Pep Rally at KHP

FCPS teacher pep rally

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