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Kentucky Horse Park Offers Help to Hurricane Irma Evacuees

Thursday, September 7, 2017
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Lexington, KY- The Kentucky Horse Park has opened stabling to horses that are being evacuated from areas expected to be impacted by Hurricane Irma. 200 stalls are available on a first-come, first-serve basis beginning today until September 17 for $20 per stall per night.

"Although we have limited capacity, it's important for us to help however we can," said Laura Prewitt, Executive Director of the Kentucky Horse Park.

Due to contractual obligations with scheduled horse shows, no pasturing, lunging or riding will be possible. A negative Coggins test is required for stabling.

To reserve stalls, please contact Sheila Forbes in the park's Equine Operations Department, at 859/259-4290 or at Sheila.Forbes@ky.gov. Any additional information will be made available on the park's website at www.kyhorsepark.com.