Kentucky Horse Park

Press Release Date:  Tuesday, March 13, 2007  
Contact Information:  Cindy Rullman, 859-259-4209 ext 209,  


Contact: Cindy Rullman         

859-259-4209 ext 209                                                                               




WHO:           Photographer Juliet van Otteren


WHAT:        Opening reception for her “Heart of the Horse” photography exhibition      


WHEN:       Thursday, March 15, 6pm


WHERE:     International Museum of the Horse at the Kentucky Horse Park


WHY:         Van Otteren’s photographs of horses capture the complexities of their personalities through beautifully staged portraits. Her work is housed in the collections of numerous museums, including La Bibliothèque Nationale de France in Paris, the Brooklyn Museum of Art in New York, The High Museum in Atlanta, International Center of Photography in New York, Le Musèe d’Art Moderne et d’Art Contemporain de Nice in France, the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, DC, the National Portrait Gallery in London, the National Portrait Gallery in Australia and the Santa Barbara Museum of Art in California, among others.  You can view some of her work at This exhibition is sponsored in part by The Real Yellow Pages from BellSouth.


HOW:           Call the museum at 859-259-4232 to attend and cover this event for your publication.  High resolution photographs from the collection are available for use in your publication emailing




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 campers, as well as 15,000 competition horses in more than 100 special events and horse shows in 2006.  The park is home to the National Horse Center which comprises more than 30 national and regional equine organizations.   Located at Exit 120, Interstate 75, just north of Lexington, the Kentucky Horse Park is the place to get close to horses.   Open daily March 15 to October 31, and Wednesday through Sunday, November 1 to March 14.