With Hurricane Irma threatening the southeastern United States, the Kentucky Horse Park offers help to affected horses.
The Kentucky Horse Park announced Wednesday that it will offer stabling for horses that are being evacuated from areas expected to be impacted by Hurricane Irma, one of the strongest storms ever recorded in the Atlantic.
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A total of 200 stalls are available on a first-come, first-serve basis, and will be available through September 17 for just $20 a stall per night.
Executive Director Laura Prewitt said that the park wants to do their part to aid hurricane victims.
“Although we have limited capacity, it’s important for us to help however we can,” she said.
Due to previously scheduled horse shows, no pasturing, lunging or riding will be possible during this time, and a negative Coggins test is required for admittance.
Stalls can be reserved by contacting 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.
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