Horse park hosts International Nights at the Museum


By Lisa Jackson - Special to the Daily Times



LEXINGTON, Ky. — The International Museum of the Horse has announced a new series of after-hours events called International Nights at the Museum.

Beginning March 2 from 6-10 p.m., the first event will celebrate the culture, history and cuisine of India. The night will feature food by Tandoor Fine Indian Cuisine, dance performances by Lakshmi Sriraman of Shree School of Dance and a special viewing of Julie Wayne’s documentary “From Earth to Earth.”

Guests will be invited to learn Indian-style dance routines, paint a ceremonial terracotta horse and visit with the park’s resident Marwari horses, which hail from India.

Tickets are $10 in advance, $12 at the door, and free for children ages 12 and under. Tickets can be purchased in advance at https://secure.kentucky.gov/InventoryServices/KYHorsePark/Store or by calling 859-259-4213.

Future dates for International Nights at the Museum celebrate the following countries: Belgium, June 1; Japan, Aug. 31; and Mexico, Nov. 2. Visit www.kyhorsepark.com.

By Lisa Jackson

Special to the Daily Times

Lisa Jackson is with Kentucky Horse Park, which is a working horse farm/theme park and equine competition facility dedicated to man’s relationship with the horse. The park is an agency of the Kentucky Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet that showcases the many equestrian breeds and disciplines of the American horse industry, and hosts a number of high-profile horse shows and special events each year attracting visitors, competitors and horses from across the United States and all around the world. The park is home to the International Museum of the Horse, a Smithsonian Affiliate, dedicated to exploring the history of horses and their impact on human civilization, as well as the National Horse Center, comprising national, regional and state equine organizations and associations. Visit www.KyHorsePark.com, and Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Instagram and Periscope.

Lisa Jackson is with Kentucky Horse Park, which is a working horse farm/theme park and equine competition facility dedicated to man’s relationship with the horse. The park is an agency of the Kentucky Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet that showcases the many equestrian breeds and disciplines of the American horse industry, and hosts a number of high-profile horse shows and special events each year attracting visitors, competitors and horses from across the United States and all around the world. The park is home to the International Museum of the Horse, a Smithsonian Affiliate, dedicated to exploring the history of horses and their impact on human civilization, as well as the National Horse Center, comprising national, regional and state equine organizations and associations. Visit www.KyHorsePark.com, and Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Instagram and Periscope.