Kentucky Horse Park
The Kentucky Horse Park is Kentucky’s largest state-owned tourist attraction. Also the largest attraction in Kentucky’s Bluegrass region, the park is dedicated to sharing the Commonwealth’s love of horses with the world.
Horse lovers can view dozens of different breeds of horses at work and at play, and the park showcases horses in daily equine presentations, horse drawn tours and carriage rides, horseback riding and pony rides, a movie presentation and an exciting array of horse shows and special equestrian events.
The park presents live shows daily throughout the summer. The famous Horses of the World Show captures the sound and excitement of the show ring in presenting unique breeds of horses with authentically costumed riders. The excitement of the racetrack and show ring are brought to life by the elite group of horses featured in the Hall of Champions, including retired champions that achieved fame in Thoroughbred, Standardbred and Quarter Horse Racing.
Visitors also have the opportunity to learn about horse history in the the largest of the world’s horse museums, the International Museum of the Horse, an affiliate of the renowned Smithsonian Institution. Other popular activities include trail rides throughout the park’s beautiful countryside as well as a kid’s barn and pony rides for youngsters. Don’t forget to check out the Kentucky Horse Park gift shop!
The park is open daily from March 15 through October 31 and Wednesday through Sunday from November 1 to March 14.
Make plans to travel to Kentucky and visit the horse capital of the world and enjoy the International Museum of the Horse—among the world’s most renowned horse museums—as well as equine presentations, Kentucky horse tours and more!