Bourbon County Fairground Events


Demonstrations in Upper Arena
9:45 a.m. – Opening Ceremony – Robert Massie and Young Guns Drill team with flags
10:00 a.m. –  Starting Gaits Amazing Retired Standardbred Racehorses
10:30 a.m. – Bluegrass Minatures
11:00 a.m. – Paso Fino Association
11:30 a.m. – Morgan Horse Pageant
12:00 p.m. – Sahiiba Arabians in Full Costume
12:30 p.m. – Léttleiki Icelandic Horses
1:00 p.m. – Retired Racehorse Project: “Thoroughbred Makeover”
2:30 p.m. – Spokes and Spurs Driving Club
3:00 p.m. – Holly Williamson Natural Horsemanship
3:30 p.m. – Our Mims Retirement Haven
4:00 p.m. – Morgan Horse Young Rider Demonstration

* Listed times for all Festival events subject to minor changes, please confirm specific times closer to event.

More information on Exhibitors

Bluegrass Miniature Horse Club will proudly introduce you to a miniature extravaganza that will include costumes, driving, buggies, halter, jumping, and miniature babies.

Léttleiki Icelandics LLC in Shelby County Kentucky is an education center for the Icelandic Horse offering a variety of training, teaching, sales, boarding, and breeding services. Our show team will be thrilled to share with you the spirit, speed and 5 gaits of the Icelandic horse!

Morgan Horse Pageant depicting the history of the Morgan Horse, from the role it played in U.S. history being America’s first official breed, through the modern show horse.

Our Mims Retirement Haven will be putting the spotlight on several of their Retired Thoroughbred Race Horses.

Retired Racehorse Project Makeover will showcase five direct descendants of Secretariat who will perform in a variety of equestrian disciplines. All of these horse have raced recently, and none will have had more than eight months of training in their second careers. Spectators will be awed by the intelligence, the trainability, and the talent demonstrated by these Thoroughbreds. Each horse is entered in the $100,000 Thoroughbred Makeover to take place at the Kentucky Horse Park October 23-25. Retired Racehorse

Paso Fino Association will drum up the beat as their gaited horses perform on the sound boards.,

Sahiba Arabians will depict the history of the Arabian horse and showcase their horses in costume, dressage, hunt seat, and saddle seat.

Spokes and Spurs Driving Club will show multiple carriage disciplines including dressage and obstacles.

Starting Gaits is a retraining Standardbredretirement center and will be showing everyone the amazing things their horses can do after the race track.



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