Articles Tagged 'Kentucky Horse Park'

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Happy 40th Anniversary to the Kentucky Horse Park

The Kentucky Horse Park is celebrating its 40th year anniversary! The park, which opened in 1978, is a horse lover's theme park, playing host to 140 horses at any given time and sometimes more. This working horse farm has a twice daily Parade of Breeds Show, showcasing horse breeds from around...

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Through the Ears at the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event

Sure, walking the Rolex Kentucky cross-country course is all well and good, but why walk when you can ride? by Jocelyn Pierce While covering the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event for Practical Horseman, I had the unique opportunity to take part in the Rolex Ride the Course, a leisurely ride aroun...

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Day Trip to the Kentucky Horse Park

While trail riding at Big South Fork Recreation Area in Tennessee, hurricane rains prompted the author and friends to stay dry and take a day trip to Lexington, Kentucky. by Susan St. Amand Read Part I about Trail Riding at Big South Fork Recreation Area in Tennessee. We drove three hours to...

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A Beginner’s Guide to the Kentucky Horse Park

What to see and do at this Lexington working horse farm and educational theme park that's been open since 1978. by Sara Clendenin Hello again, friends! I am bringing you back to Lexington, Kentucky in this article, and several others to come, as you will see. While I do live in the a...

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Lexington, Kentucky for Horse Lovers

Touted as the “Horse Capital of the World,” Lexington, Kentucky is a great place for singles, families and groups to enjoy a variety of horsey excursions. by Darley Newman I've traveled to Lexington more than a few times to enjoy great equestrian sporting events like the Rolex ...

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Cross Country at the Rolex Three Day

Watch a video from the Rolex Three Day's Cross-Country Course and learn about this fast-paced equestrian competition. by Darley Newman This year's Rolex Kentucky Three-Day is fast approaching. This annual spring qualifying event for the Olympic Games and World Championships draws large...

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Kentucky- Kentucky Horse Park Video

Take a video tour of the Kentucky Horse Park! by Darley Newman One of the highlights of my visit to Kentucky was the Kentucky Horse Park. I had imagined that it was a Disneyland for horse lovers and it is. There are breeds from around the world, museums, shows and competitions and even trail r...

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Kentucky- International Museum of the Horse

Bill Cooke at the Kentucky Horse Park’s International Museum of the Horse knows his horse history. I interviewed him for upcoming Equitrekking episodes on the history of various horse breeds around the world, including the Criollo, Thoroughbred, Quarter Horse, Arabian, Connemara, Welsh Co...