Celebrating the 38th anniversary of the
Festival of the Horse
Toyota Grand Parade of Horses
September 8th, 2018



On Saturday, September 8, the Festival of the Horse will host the annual Toyota Grand Horse Parade beginning at 5 p.m. in Downtown Georgetown!

• Click HERE to see parade route •


  • The NEW & IMPROVED parade includes horses of all kinds with riders, drill teams, horse-drawn vehicles and more!

  • We will continue the feature “Breeds” as an educational part of the parade. Signage is available for breeds on a first come, first serve basis.

  • NEW PRIZES THIS YEAR: This year’s Grand Horse Parade will feature 6 categories for judging including Best Costume, Best Horse Drawn, Silver Stirrup Award, etc.

  • 1st place receives $100 and ribbon, 2nd place receives horse feed and ribbon, and 3rd place receives winner ribbon! *All participants take home a “Participation Ribbon” for joining us in the festivities!

  • Applications for the Grand Horse Parade are ABSOLUTELY FREE and available below. All applicants who wish to be judged, must turn in their completed application by Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018. Non-judged entries will be accepted the day of the parade. Applications can be mailed to: Festival of the Horse, P.O. Box 676, Georgetown or faxed to: 502-863-2562 or emailed to: gtownhorsefestival@gmail.com. 


→Toyota’s Grand Parade of Horses’ Entry Form←

→Toyota’s Grand Parade of Horses’ Assumption of Risk, Release of Liability Waiver←


For the safety of all participants and spectators: No motorized vehicles are permitted. No handouts of any kind including: candy, beads, ribbons, booklets, pamphlets or promotional materials. If you are unable to comply with these rules, you will be pulled out of the parade!

If you have questions regarding health paper requirements – you may contact the Kentucky State Veterinarian @ 502-573-0282. Because of the unpredictable nature of a horse event, we have also included a waiver of liability, exempting the Festival, its coordinators, the Scott County Fiscal Court and the City of Georgetown from any lawsuits resulting in injury. All participants must sign the waiver below and include in their entry form submissions. If you register the day of the event, you will be required to sign a waiver.


For more information regarding Toyota's Grand Parade of Horses, contact the Festival of the Horse committee at 502-863-2547 or gtownhorsefestival@gmail.com.





The Festival of the Horse is brought to you by a subcommittee of the Georgetown/Scott County Tourism Commission.

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