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Press Release Date:  March 18, 2005

Cindy Rullman, 859-259-4209,


          LEXINGTON, KY (March 18, 2005) The Kentucky Horse Park has announced its Youth Riding Program schedule for 2005.  The program will introduce kids and teens, ages 10-18, to a sport that could bring a lifetime of enjoyment.

          Participants in the Youth Riding Program will learn to catch, lead, groom and tack horses.  They will also learn the basics of stall management and balanced seat riding.
          The four sessions this summer will take place May 31-June 3 ($120), June 6-10 ($150), June 13-17 ($150) and June 20-24 ($150), from 9 am – 3 pm with one hour lunch break.  Any two sessions can be taken for $250.

          Contact Margi Stickney or Todd Waronicki at 859-259-4206, email or visit the website at and click on “Education Programs.”


          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 913,000 visitors and 80 special events and horse shows in 2003.  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.



Last updated: Friday, March 18, 2005