Kentucky Horse Park

Press Release Date:  Monday, August 28, 2006  
Contact Information:  Cindy Rullman, 859-259-4209 ext 209,  

          LEXINGTON, KY  (Aug 28, 2006)  More than 8,000 dogs representing 150 breeds will compete at the Kentucky Horse Park Aug 31-Sept 4 at the Bluegrass Classic Dog Show. 


            Dogs from across North America will gather at the park for this AKC-sanctioned show hosted by the Lexington, Northern Kentucky and Mid-Kentucky Kennel Clubs, sponsored by Purina Dog Food.


            The dog show is included with Kentucky Horse Park admission, and a $5-parking fee in the campground.  Call Betty Pomeroy at 513-831-4222 for information or click on


Park Hours and Rates: From March 15-October 31, the park is open seven days a week.  Admission is $15 for adults, $8 for children 7-12.  Children six and under are always admitted free of charge.  Admission includes the American Saddlebred Museum.


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The Kentucky Horse Park is a working horse farm/theme park and equine competition facility dedicated to man’s relationship with the horse.  The park is an agency of the Kentucky Commerce Cabinet that hosted nearly 900,000 visitors and 15,000 competition horses in more than 100 special events and horse shows in 2005.  The park is located at Exit 120, Interstate 75, just north of Lexington.  The place to get close to horses, the park is open daily March 15 to October 31, and Wednesday through Sunday, November 1 to March 14.