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Kentucky Horse Park

Kentucky Horse ParkThe 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.

Featuring dozens of different breeds of horse at work and at play, the park showcases the horse 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 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 in the Hall of Champions, which features retired champions from 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 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.

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!

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