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Tornado's at KY horse park??

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  • Tornado's at KY horse park??

    Just heard that wall clouds and small tornados went through the area around the horse park and small tornado actually went through the horse park? glad im not at pony finals this year. hope everyone is doing OK

  • #2
    I was just at the horse park. There were no tornados to my knowledge, but it sure looked like it. The sky was so dark it looked like it was 10:00 at night. We were trapped in the indoor for the better part of an hour. The indoor is under water. Very much like a lake. The seats served as waterfalls as the water was running off of them. It is not good there right now at all.


    • #3
      Which indoor? This is such a bummer.
      We're spending our money on horses and bourbon. The rest we're just wasting.


      • #4
        I can email pictures if some one wants to post them.


        • #5
          Yeah.... we've hit another record today. First it was not one single day in the 90's for all of July.

          Now we've had over 6 inches of rain in just over an hour. Happened this AM. And then a second round just blew in not too long ago.

          Not fun... lots of flooding, streets closed and people stranded. Traffic lights are out, etc.

          I'm in Louisville so only an hour away from the KHP.



          • #6
            I just saw pictures of the indoor from a friend that is there.


            the indoor is totally under water, the score board flipped over...





            • #7
              Holy Cow!!!
              We're spending our money on horses and bourbon. The rest we're just wasting.


              • #8
                holy moly


                • #9
                  Check these.




                  • #10
                    we old fogies

                    Dont have facebook accounts, so we can't see the pictures. You all stay safe down there. We're about 40 minutes north, tons of rain, but our barns and arena are all high up so we should be ok. Still dark as pitch though.


                    • #11
                      Can anyone repost those pictures for people without facebook accounts?


                      • #12
                        our rep just called me and said it's a disaster for the vendor booths, everything under water!



                        • #13
                          Here you go http://s45.photobucket.com/albums/f6...55_2386171.jpg

                          (reposted a photo, hope she doesn't mind.)
                          We're spending our money on horses and bourbon. The rest we're just wasting.


                          • #14
                            Thanks DLee!

                            And yowsa. What a huge mess that's going to be.


                            • #15
                              There's also a thread about this on the off-course forum; here's the thread

                              This is the COVERED arena (i.e. the old one, not the new one, which is the INDOOR arena)


                              • #16
                                And the show is supposed to start tomorrow? Oh, my.

                                The horse park and rain = no fun.


                                • #17
                                  Ok this horrible, but I was so disappointed that I would not be getting to Pony Finals this year, but with all the rain I am ALMOST glad I am home! I feel to bad for the kids I hope everyone can make the best of it and still enjoy themselves!!
                                  If you are lucky enough to ride, you are lucky enough.


                                  • #18
                                    seeing as I live in Lexington, the rumors about tornadoes would be FALSE. Extremely false.

                                    Now, high winds, fast moving storms clouds and an abundance of thunder and lighting? True. Very true, as I was trapped in Whole Foods for almost two hours before I cold venture home (what a terrible place to be trapped in--my favorite grocery store which offers up the best free samples ever ha). We also have a lot of scattered power outages.

                                    Louisville is having a lot of issues with flash floods, the streams and rivers around Lex (and I'd presume Louisville, too) are all raising faster than we'd like, but you know, for the most part rain is better than drought... Though I must say the flooding over in the indoor ring at the horse park is a bit freaky--however it's also sitting in a bit of a dip, so not totally surprising.


                                    • #19
                                      oh my!!!!! I just hope everyone remains safe there throughout the week!

                                      stay dry! keep your life boats close by! and please dont forget the swimmies for all the small ponies
                                      my best thoughts to all at finals and in the area for that matter!
                                      True love is taking their pain away and making it yours
                                      ~rest in peace momma (7/5/08)~
                                      ~rest in peace thomas (6/2/11)~


                                      • #20
                                        Originally posted by fleur de duc View Post
                                        oh my!!!!! I just hope everyone remains safe there throughout the week!

                                        stay dry! keep your life boats close by! and please dont forget the swimmies for all the small ponies
                                        my best thoughts to all at finals and in the area for that matter!
                                        No kidding! Those poor smalls will need snorkels too if it keeps up like this.