The Knights of Iceland at KYWEG

The Knights of Iceland from Jeffrey Mark Barr on Vimeo showing some of their evening programs. World titles may have been on the line in another part of the Kentucky Horse Park, but the Knights of Iceland drill team rocked the house in the Equine Village show ring during the 2010 World Equestrian Games. (more…)

Keeneland Library – Keeper of racing’s history

A video about the Keeneland Library's collection from the Daily Racing Form If you're in or near Lexington and enjoy horse racing history, swing by Keeneland to checkout the library. You can look up some stories from racing's past.  Or admire the equine art on display. Or gaze at the sweeping vistas of Bluegrass pastureland from ...

Update: USEF Network to stream some events from 2010 WEG online for free

I know of no other way to get important updates to my regular RSS feed/email subscribers once news comes out, other than to write another post. The USEF Network will pick up some of the gaps and stream, for free, some of the events not covered by the other providers. Some will stream live and others ...

How to watch the 2010 World Equestrian Games at home

[caption id="attachment_6758" align="aligncenter" width="450" caption="Man O'War welcomes all guests to the Kentucky Horse Park, the site of the 2010 World Equestrian Games/Photo by Rhonda Lane"] IMPORTANT UPDATE: USEF Network to air WEG coverage online. Click on "Broadcast Schedule." The Alltech-FEI World Equestrian Games are upon us. The event will make history by coming across the ocean to ...

#ILuvLex List

[caption id="attachment_6672" align="aligncenter" width="450" caption="Visitors to the Kentucky Horse Park pet a Tennessee Walking Horse during a Parade of Breeds demo/Photo by Rhonda Lane"] Sometimes crazy contests, goals and projects merge. Lexington, KY, was my home prior to moving to this suburb of Hartford. I like Lexington so much that I often return on vacation. Shh ...

Kentucky travel tips – horse book shopping

[caption id="attachment_6554" align="aligncenter" width="450" caption="I know - you don't see any books in the picture. But there are plenty of horse souvenirs in Kentucky, including horse books.  Gift shop in Louisville airport.  October 2009/Photo by Rhonda Lane"] Some of the sturdiest, easy-to-pack souvenirs are books. Unless you go overboard and buy too many, but I wouldn't ...

2010 WEG: Sneaking around in Kentucky – and tourist tips

See where you can stand to watch racehorses train? Close enough to feel the thunder of passing hooves. At Lexington's Thoroughbred Center on Paris Pike/Photo by Rhonda Lane I'm an expat Kentuckian who goes back to play tourist. I can also offer some cool, helpful tips and insights on seeing Kentucky. Despite the timeliness of ...

Watch vaulting live online – free

Newsflash -- This weekend, we can watch the Kentucky Vaulting Cup with  free online streaming video. Click here for the Kentucky Vaulting Cup video stream. You can find more info on the event on the same link as the stream. It's taking place in the new climate-controlled, indoor arena at the Kentucky Horse Park. Click here for ...