Kentucky Horse Park
4089 Iron Works Pkwy
Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky, 40511
Kentucky Horse Park is a working horse farm and an educational theme park opened in 1978. The equestrian facility is a 1,224-acre (4.95 km2) park dedicated to "man's relationship with the horse."
Each year the park is host to a number of special events and horse shows.
A number of horse sculptures stand in the Kentucky Horse Park, including a Man o' War statue on a pedestal near the entrance, over the horse's grave, which was moved here from Faraway Farm during the establishment of the park in the 1970s. There is also a life-size statue of the 1973 U.S. Triple Crown winner Secretariat with jockey Ron Turcotte aboard being led by groom Eddie Sweat. From harness racing, there is a statue of Bret Hanover.
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Open to the public, the Kentucky Horse Park has a twice daily Horses of the World Show, showcasing both common and rare horses from around the globe. The horses are ridden in authentic costume.
The Kentucky Horse Park contains the International Museum of the Horse, a Smithsonian Affiliate, which has a permanent collection of horse history and memorabilia, along with a rotating historical collection focused on a particular theme.
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