The 39th Annual Festival of the Horse is excited to host another Grand Parade of Horses at 5pm on Saturday, September 7, 2019. The Grand Parade of Horses celebrates horse heritage in the Bluegrass with an all horse parade showcasing the numerous horse breeds in our area.
GRAND MARSHAL: Kentucky Horse Park's Mounted Police Horse, Oliver
Entry into the parade is completely FREE. Cash awards (1st place: $100, 2nd place: $50, 3rd place: $25) will be given for the following categories:- Individual Best Costume (ages 16+)- Individual Best Costume (ages under 16)- Individual Silver Stirrup Award (ages 50+)- Best Group Costume- Best Non-Costume Group
Judging and registration will take place in the field by the George W. Bush Fitness Center at 432 E. Main St. between 3 & 4pm. Parade line-up will follow immediately after judging and move down Main St. beginning at 5pm.
Application must be completed before Wednesday, September 4, 2019 for those wishing to be judged.
**Emails are required by group leader/individual participant to communicate information prior to the event. Be sure to check regularly for an email from firstname.lastname@example.org.