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Press Release Date:  October 13, 2004
Contact:  Cindy Rullman, 859-259-4209,

            LEXINGTON, KY (October 13, 2004) Azure skies, crisp autumn air, a palette of changing colors, gorgeous horses and reduced admission fees await visitors to the Kentucky Horse Park during their new winter hours. 

            “Fall and Winter can be great times to visit the Kentucky Horse Park,” said John Nicholson, Executive Director. “Our crowds are smaller, which means visitors can have more one-on-one time with the horses.  We still have a number of exciting events taking place each weekend and we encourage people to find their own brand of fun here at the park.  Whether you’re looking for adventure or tranquility, emotion or quietude, we’re just a few minutes away from every home in Central Kentucky and have something to offer everyone.” 

            Bring the family, the dog, a friend or just yourself and drink in the sights, sounds, smells and feelings of the season at the Kentucky Horse Park.

            Upcoming special events include the ever-popular “Southern Lights: Spectacular Sights on Holiday Nights” beginning November 19th and a number of horse shows in addition to the regular offerings of world-class horses in residence, museums, gift shops, walking tours and much more.

            Admission to the Kentucky Horse Park through October 31 is $14 for adults and  $7 for children ages 7-12. Open daily.   New Seasonal Hours and Rates: November 1- March 14 admission is $9 for adults, $6 for children 7-12. Children six and under are always admitted free of charge.  Open from 9 am until 5 pm Wednesday through Sunday.  Admission to Southern Lights is $15 per vehicle.


            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: Wednesday, October 27, 2004