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If You're Happy and You Know It, Wag Your Tail
Press Release Date:  February 4, 2005
Contact:  Cindy Rullman, 859-259-4209,

          LEXINGTON, KY  (February 4, 2005)  Dog lovers from across the state of Kentucky should mark their calendars to join in the wiggling, wagging, fetching, sniffing, drooling, adorable fun at the Kentucky Horse Park this season.

          The park will host a number of exciting dog shows featuring some of the best dogs in the country: 

     Dog Tracking, Feb 20
     Shamrock Greyhound Placement (adoptable Greyhounds), April 28-May 1
     Mid-America Foxhound Show, May 7
     Irish Setter Show, May 14-15
     Puppy Match, May 21
     Jack Russell Races, May 22
     Ohio Valley Stock Dog Trials, June 4-5
     Saluki Club of America National Specialty Dog Show, June 7-11
     Dog Agility, July 30-31
     Bluegrass Classic Dog Show, Sept 2-5

          For more information on any of these dog shows, please contact Nicole Rivera in the Special Events office at the Kentucky Horse Park, 859-259-4226 ext 226 or

         The park will be open from 9 am until 5 pm Wednesday - Sunday through March 14; admission is $9 for adults, $6 for children 7-12.  From March 15-October 31, the park is open seven days a week.  Admission is $14 for adults and $7 for children ages 7-12.  Children six and under are always admitted free of charge. Admission includes most of the dog shows and the American Saddlebred Museum.


          The Kentucky Horse Park is a working horse farm/theme park and equine competition facility dedicated to man’s relationship with the horse.  An agency of the Kentucky Commerce Cabinet, the park 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, February 04, 2005