Kentucky Horse Park

Press Release Date:  Thursday, May 20, 2010  
Contact Information:  Cindy Rullman, 859-259-4209 ext 209,  

The Kentucky Horse Park and the Saudi Arabian Equestrian Federation
cordially invite
members of the working media
to attend special preview opportunities for
A Gift from the Desert: The Art, History and Culture of the Arabian Horse.

This world-exclusive exhibition in the Kentucky Horse Park's

International Museum of the Horse

is sponsored by the Saudi Arabian Equestrian Federation, and is the largest collection of Arabian art and artifacts ever assembled.

Exhibition is open to the public May 29-Oct 15


Media preview

International Museum of the Horse

Friday, May 28, 10am-12pm

Media opportunity for b-roll and interviews; 2-4pm opportunity to film tourism industry professionals seeing the exhibition for the first time.  Media preview of the installation of the exhibition are also possible by appointment from now until May 28 (except Saturday and Sunday)

by calling Cindy Rullman, 859-259-4209 ext 209

Media availability with exhibition director and curators



Opportunities to cover two VIP Social Events for A Gift from the Desert:

Opening reception and ribbon cutting

Hosted by Gov. Steven L. Beshear, First Lady Jane K. Beshear, and

His Royal Highness Prince Nawaf bin Faisal bin Fahd bin Abdulziz

International Museum of the Horse

Thursday, May 27; doors open at 5pm, ribbon cutting at 6:30pm


Saudi Arabian Equestrian Fund Gala

Hosted by the Saudi Arabian Equestrian Federation,

Faissal bin Abdullah bin Mohammed Al Saud, Chairman

Expo center at the New Indoor Arena

Friday, May 28, 7:30pm


For security reasons, it is necessary for us to limit the offer for the opening reception and gala  to members of the media who are on assignment for a publication or station.  If you plan to cover the opening reception and/or gala, credentials are mandatory.  Rsvp to   Please provide the names and contact information of the reporter, videographer and photographer who will be attending and the name and contact information of the publication or station

for which you will be on assignment. 
We regret that no media passes will be issued at the door.