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$1 million private gift creates memorial fund for Ky. State Fair World Championship Horse Show

The Kentucky Tourism, Arts and Heritage Foundation is thrilled to announce that it has received an endowment gift of $1 million from William Blacklaw of Oregon City, Oregon, which will be used to establish the “Barbara Blacklaw Memorial Fund” to benefit the Kentucky State Fair World Championship Horse Show. The endowment will be invested in an interest-bearing account. Accrued interest on the...

2018 Kentucky State Fair World’s Championship Horse Show begins Saturday night in Louisville

The 116th annual Kentucky State Fair World’s Championship Horse Show starts this Saturday evening (Aug. 18) in Louisville and kicks off eight exhilarating days that will feature more than 2,000 of the world’s top horses, all competing for $1 million in awards. Everyone is invited to experience this spectacular show with complimentary balcony seating for the morning and afternoon classes, with evening...

Lexington Junior League Charity Horse Show begins weeklong run at The Red Mile

The Lexington Junior League Charity Horse Show will be held for the 78th time this week at The Red Mile (Photo from Lexington Junior League)   The best of the Saddlebreds will be featured this week in the 78th annual Lexington Junior League Charity Horse Show.   The event will be held from Monday through Saturday, July 7-12, at The Red Mile.   The event is the world’s largest outdoor...