Articles Tagged 'Kentucky Horse Park'

Happy 40th Anniversary to the Kentucky Horse Park

Darley's Travel Blog — April 8, 2018
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… Read more »

Through the Ears at the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event

Equestrian Travel Articles — May 30, 2016
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 around… Read more »

Combine Horseback Riding with Bourbon Tasting on Kentucky’s Bourbon Trail

Equestrian Travel Articles — May 7, 2016
Plan your Kentucky Bourbon Trail trip around all things horsey in the Bluegrass State! by Jocelyn Pierce Kentucky culture is big on horses. The Bluegrass State has sprawling and immaculate Thoroughbred farms, Keeneland and Churchill Downs racetracks, beautiful spaces for trail riding, the Kentucky Horse Park, and yes, the state’s… Read more »

Day Trip to the Kentucky Horse Park

Equestrian Travel Articles — October 7, 2015
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… Read more »

A Beginner’s Guide to the Kentucky Horse Park

Equestrian Travel Articles — November 16, 2014
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… Read more »

Lexington, Kentucky for Horse Lovers

Darley's Travel Blog — May 1, 2014
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 Three Day, for… Read more »

Cross Country at the Rolex Three Day

Darley's Travel Blog — April 23, 2012
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 crowds to Lexington's Kentucky Horse Park for world… Read more »

Kentucky- Kentucky Horse Park Video

Darley's Travel Blog — June 15, 2011
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… Read more »

Kentucky- International Museum of the Horse

Darley's Travel Blog — April 26, 2010
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 Cob, Mustang and more. In the basement of… Read more »