Featured Events

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Featured Events

Experience the Kentucky Horse Park in unique ways through
our special events.

Events Throughout the Year

Southern Lights Stroll

Lace up, head out and help us turn on the lights! The Kentucky Horse Park Foundation invites you to help us set the Holiday Season in motion as you join us for the 2021 Southern Lights Stroll on Saturday, November 20th! The 5K competitive chipped race will start at 6:00pm, and the stroll (untimed walk) starting at 7:00.

Southern Lights Holiday Festival

Twenty-eight years ago, the Kentucky Horse Park Foundation presented the first ever driving tour of holiday lights, aimed at attracting the local community. Today Southern Lights has evolved to attract over 120,000 visitors each year from across Kentucky and surrounding states. We look forward to welcoming you and your family to the 2021 Southern Lights Holiday Festival! Please stay tuned for details.

KHP Foundation
Trail Ride

Explore the Kentucky Horse Park at the Kentucky Horse Park Foundation Trail Ride! Proceeds will support the KHP Tree Fund Initiative, to protect and expand the natural beauty of the Park. Guests of all levels, breeds and disciplines are invited to explore the Park grounds with their own horse for a $45 entry fee which includes a KHPF/KHP facemask and access to the trails from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

3 Day Event

Donate to the Land Rover
Kentucky Three-Day Event

The Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event stands as one of the most thrilling events on the international equestrian calendar each year. Celebrating and showcasing global excellence in the field of eventing, this annual competition, held over four days in April, has been the Kentucky Horse Park’s signature event since 1978. Its continuance at the KHP is crucial to the KHP’s future financial success and prestige, and the Kentucky Horse Park Foundation is delighted to partner with Equestrian Events Inc. to ensure its success.

Battle in the Saddle

This exciting event pairs two amateur riders with a celebrity guest rider on each team. Teams will compete against each other to determine who has the skills and bravery needed to pen a group of cattle in the quickest time. And all of this fun is in the name of charity – to raise funds for the Kentucky Horse Park!

KHP Run Walk Club

KHP Run/Walk Club
Presented by the KHP Foundation

The Kentucky Horse Park Foundation is proud to announce the return of the Kentucky Horse Park Run/Walk Club in May 2021! Meeting every Monday evening from 4:30-7:00 at the KHP Visitor Center, the Park welcomes the community to explore the grounds free of charge! A specific route is marked for visitors to walk or run a 1.5 mile or 3 mile loop through the beautiful horse capital of the world.

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