Kentucky Horse Park

Local/Regional News
6:16 pm
Wed April 23, 2014

Kentucky Horse Park Names Interim Director

Interim Kentucky Horse Park executive director Ted Nicholson

The Kentucky Horse Park has selected an interim executive director to replace retiring head John Nicholson.

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Local/Regional News
8:58 am
Thu April 3, 2014

Lexington's WEG Bid Picture Improving

Alltech Arena at the Kentucky Horse Park
Credit Kentucky Horse Park

It's getting down to the nitty gritty for Lexington's attempt to host the 2018 World Equestrian Games.

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WUKY In Depth
8:40 am
Mon January 20, 2014

Horse Park Leadership, Blue Stallion, & Ky. Business Creation On BizLexChat

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This week on BizLexChat we discuss the announced retirement of KHP Executive Director John Nicholson, plus other timely business news.

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Local/Regional News
5:42 pm
Wed January 15, 2014

Horse Park Executive Director Stepping Down

Kentucky Horse Park Executive Director John Nicholson will step down from the post April 30th.
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John Nicholson, executive director of the Kentucky Horse Park since June 1, 1997, announced his retirement today, effective April 30.

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Local/Regional News
3:47 pm
Fri November 22, 2013

Southern Lights Celebrates Two Decades Of Dazzling Displays

A celebrated Lexington tradition returns to the Kentucky Horse Park starting Friday.

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Local/Regional News
11:12 am
Thu October 3, 2013

Lexington In The Running To Host WEG Again


LEXINGTON, Ky. - Lexington has an outside chance of hosting the 2018 FEI World Equestrian Games, according to The Herald Leader.

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6:54 am
Fri April 26, 2013

Rolex Competition Under Way at Kentucky Horse Park

Andy Nicholson of New Zealand aboard Calico Joe, finished day one of the competition in first place at the Rolex Kentucky Three Day Event at the Kentucky Horse Park.
Credit horsejunkiesunited

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Andrew Nicholson of New Zealand guided Calico Joe to the best score on the first day of dressage competition at the Rolex Kentucky Three Day Event. 

American Becky Holder, who is no stranger to the Kentucky Horse Park course, rode 14-year-old Thoroughbred gelding Can’t Fire Me into second place.

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Local/Regional News
3:15 pm
Fri March 29, 2013

Hotel Tax Amendment Just Misses Becoming Law

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Legislation that would have enabled the Urban County Government to provide more revenue for the Kentucky Horse Park by raising the hotel and motel tax by 1 percent failed to clear the legislative process Tuesday. This leaves the city looking for other ways to establish new sources of funding.

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Local/Regional News
2:11 pm
Mon October 29, 2012

Museum Exhibit Focuses on Land Lost to Development

A large mural at the "Losing Ground" exhibit

LEXINGTON, Ky. - A new exhibit at the Kentucky Horse Park’s International Museum of the Horse highlights the struggle to protect land used for horse farms, pastures, and trails.

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Local/Regional News
7:11 am
Fri August 24, 2012

Kentucky Horse Park Doing Better Financially

FRANKFORT, Ky.  -- The Kentucky Horse Park is doing better financially and may not need support from state government in eight more years.

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