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LEXINGTON, KY --- Approximately 50 historic carriages representing a wide variety of styles and uses will wheel in to the Kentucky Horse Park for the Carriage Review on August 14.

           

The courtyard at the Kentucky Horse Park will be filled with carriages as well as ladies dressed in Victorian costumes during the Carriage Review, which begins at 11 am.  A vis-à-vis which belonged to Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s mother, Sarah Roosevelt, will be on display, as will a gig which Alfred G. Vanderbilt once owned.

           

At 1 pm, a presentation will be made by carriage expert Charlie Poppe of Cincinnati, who will tell a brief history of each of the 50 carriages.

           

In addition, the gift shop in the new Carriage Association of America national headquarters, which is part of the National Horse Center at the park, will be open to the public for a brief period.

 

For more information on the Carriage Review, contact Charlie Poppe at 513-688-0210.

 

The Kentucky Horse Park is open seven days a week, from 9 am to 5 pm.  Admission is $14 for adults, $7 for kids ages 7-12 and free for children six and under.   Admission includes the Carriage Review and the American Saddlebred Museum.

 

 

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