May 25, 2007 -- No place says "equine" like the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Ky. This spring, the park comes alive with preparations for the 2010 Alltech Federation Equestre International (FEI) World Equestrian Games, not to mention educational programs, exciting museum exhibits and horses galore.
Read all about it in the 2007 edition of Discover Horses, the official magazine of the Kentucky Horse Park. Just what is Alltech, and why is this company sponsoring the World Equestrian Games? Writer Nancy Jaffer gives you the scoop, along with a rare personal glimpse of Her Royal Highness Princess Haya of Jordan, president of the FEI and a big fan of the park.
Also in this issue: Class is in session at the North American Racing Academy, led by Hall of Fame jockey Chris McCarron. Opportunities to learn about horses abound, whether you're introducing your child to riding or looking for colleges with equine programs. Follow the "Trail of Painted Ponies" to the International Museum of the Horse, where you'll find exhibits on harness racing and creative renderings of the equine form. Ever wondered about the park's history, the Calumet Farm legacy, or that stone tower at nearby Castleton Lyons? How about the world's rarest or biggest horse breeds? Discover Horses fills you in.
While in the region, be sure to tour Lexington's world-famous breeding farms, wineries, racetracks, museums and more. To help plan your itinerary, this issue includes everything from a calendar of events and restaurant reviews to maps, articles on local vintners, authors and bookshops, and a handy guide to area attractions. In short, Discover Horses offers the complete Lexington experience at your fingertips.
Discover Horses is available at the Kentucky Horse Park. To order a copy ($5 plus shipping), call 301-977-3900 ext. 0.
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