Twice each day from March 15 through October 31, the Horses of the World offers guests of the Kentucky Horse Park an opportunity to learn about and get close to many breeds of horses. One of the most popular of the park’s tourist attractions, this live event captures the sound and excitement of the show ring. At each show, different breeds of horses demonstrate the special skills for which the breed is known – from jumping to reining to pulling carriages. The show also includes riders wearing authentic costumes of the countries or regions from which the breeds originate. After each show, the audience is invited to come up and touch the horses, take photos, and ask questions of the park staff members about the breeds.
The Horses of the World show is an educational event, designed to teach the general public about the proper care of horses, the different equestrian disciplines for which horses are used, and the many strengths and differences of the various breeds.
By providing philanthropic support to the Horses of the World show, corporations and individuals can help maintain this wonderful program, while simultaneously assisting the Kentucky Horse Park’s other educational programs. Charitable donations to the Kentucky Horse Park Foundation are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law, and supporters will receive a tax receipt for their donation.