BreyerFest offers guests so much to see and do, above and beyond buying models. All in-person BreyerFest tickets give guests access to the beautiful Kentucky Horse Park all three days of BreyerFest weekend, so guests are encouraged to take advantage of all the inclusions – including admission to the KHP’s amazing facilities, like the International Museum of the Horse and the American Saddlebred Museum.
As well, all in-person ticket holders have access to the following FREE activities all weekend long:
Pony Rides – free for kids all weekend long!
Petting Zoo – come pet your favorite animals all weekend long!
FREE Stablemates® Painting at the Celebration Park Craft Tent - create your very own Breyer Model. Let your imagination run wild! Limit one per person per day.
Big Dig Sandpit Dino Dig - Stop by and test drive the Big Dig digger in our fun, shaded sand pit!
Circus Performers - All weekend long, performers from Cincinnati Circus will be wowing guests with magic shows, hula hooping, stilt-walking, and juggling. Learn to juggle and hula hoop with their talented instructors and even get your face painted – all for free!
Mountain Top Polka Band and the Danauschwaben Schuhplatters - Stop in the Beer Garden Tent to cool off and enjoy some authentic German entertainment. Enjoy musical performances throughout the weekend by the Mountain Top Polka Band or watch as the Danauschwaben Schuhplatters perform traditional German dances.
Kids Jump Off
With set jumping courses, participants race against the clock on his or her own two feet! The Horseless horseshow is open to all kids (16 and under) and features a "Grand Prix" course and a "Barrel Racing" course. All sections will be judged and timed and an awards presentation will follow each section of competition. Official contest times will be released in the event program.
1. Each Participant must have a complete waiver signed by their parent or guardian only. Those without waivers will not be able to participate in the contest.
2. On-site registration for classes is required. Registration for all age groups begins when BreyerFest opens each day.
3. Prizes will be distributed to winners at the conclusion of the Finals and at the area managers’ discretion.
4. Complete rules and course map will be posted onsite.
FREE Stablemates® Painting- create your very own Breyer Model. Let your imagination run wild! Limit one per person per day.
All weekend long, our friends from Cincinnati Circus will be hanging out near the Craft Tent, offering juggling workshops and demos, putting on magic shows, and wowing guests with their stilt walkers. Also on hand are their amazing face painters, who will be offering face painting free to kids!
Come meet Toya from My Froggy Stuff who is a long time Breyer fan and YouTube crafting celebrity. She will be doing live painting and craft demonstrations through out the weekend. Date and times will be announced soon!
Come see our newly-enlarged Hobby Center near the Covered Arena!
Didn’t get a chance to sign up for a workshop, but interested in finding out more? Learn about the Model Horse Hobby at the Hands-On Hobby tables, free and open to all BreyerFest guests all weekend long!
Hobby experts will be on hand to answer questions on everything from etching to dioramas and from tack-making to photography! Demonstrations throughout the weekend!
Also on display in the Hobby Center will be this year’s Prost Parade Diorama Contest! VIP and All-Access ticket holders are invited to participate and all BreyerFest guests are invited to view the creations on display.
Live Horse Demonstrations-enjoy watching Guest Horses and all-breed groups show BreyerFest guests all the amazing things they can do. You might just see some amazing dressage acts, liberty performers, learn about breeds, carriage driving, and more! This is where you will get see 2022 Celebration Horse, Nikolas, in action and he is excited to strut his stuff in front of his adoring fans! This incredible experience is free to all in-person BreyerFest ticket holders.
Need to stretch your legs? Take a stroll around the concourse and see all the great Vendor Marketplace booths filled with equine art, jewelry, vintage models, and more or stop by the Breyer Booth to see some incredible lots on display for the Silent Auction.
|Stop by the Event Stables to see the BreyerFest stars up close! Wander through the barns to meet all the wonderful breeds or find your favorite horse to take a picture with. You'll get to meet Celebration Horse Nikolas and other incredible German breeds such as Montanara, a Black Forest Draft Horse, Chardonnay, a German Riding Pony, and Chablis a Württemberger warmblood. If that's not enough horses for you we've invited select horses from BreyerFest 2021 and 2020 to join the party!
Each Guest Horse will have at least one autograph session throughout the weekend. BreyerFest guests have a chance to get their models signed by owners, take pictures, and get to pet or snuggle their favorite Breyer Horse in person!
Take a break from the heat in the VIC to listen to one of our FREE seminars or see an incredible film or two presented by the EQUUS Film Festival. Learn about the model horse hobby from experience hobbyists or the incredible life of Sgt. Reckless from Robin Hutton. Why not kick back and relax as you watch some incredible short films on a variety of equine topics such as the wild mustang or the incredible bond between man and horse!
End your day by watching BreyerFest’s annual production of Celebration of Horses. Be dazzled by incredible liberty acts, trick riders, and more! the Included with the purchase of any VIP, All-Access, and General Admission ticket. Alltech Arena doors open at 5 pm Friday and Saturday evenings; the show begins at 6:30 and will last approximately 70 minutes with no intermission.
There is nothing quite like experiencing this one of a kind show in-person and is a must see for the whole family!