Kentucky Horse Park
WHO: The Kentucky Horse Park
WHAT: Announcement about major horse shows already booked for the new Indoor Arena.
WHEN: Thursday, April 24, noon
WHERE: Media tent at the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event at the park.
WHY: Though still under construction, the new Indoor Arena at the park has generated plenty of excitement in the equine industry, and has already attracted major horse shows to Kentucky beginning in 2009.
HOW: If you are an active member of the media who has not already received a media pass for Rolex, please come to the main entrance of the park, identify yourself to the parking booth attendant and park in the main lot. Go to the Visitor Information Center for a media pass and a shuttle or directions to the media tent. Please arrive at least 30 minutes early to ensure enough time to get to the media tent.
2008 is the 30th anniversary of the Kentucky Horse Park, 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 920,000 visitors and campers, as well as 15,000 competition horses in more than 100 special events and horse shows in 2007. 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.