We have the first look inside the new indoor arena at the Kentucky Horse Park and some great progress being made on the new outdoor arena.  Last week was the “Halfway There” press Conference that was held amidst the construction crews in the new indoor arena.  You can hear all about it in Episode 5

Using Microsoft’s new Image Composite Editor I was able to easily create some of the panorama shots below. 

New Indoor Arena – The First Peek Inside:

Here is a panorama of the inside of the arena.  As you can see they are making some excellant progress.  It is reported that they are six weeks ahead of schedule and it should be ready by May of 2009:

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This is a panorama looking at the new indoor from Cigar Lane as you come into the park:

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Here is the front of the new indoor that faces Route 75 and the new parking lot, which you can see they are working on:

New Outdoor Arena – The Grandstands Go Up

This is the new ourdoor arena looking from across the pond.  Click the panorama to enlarge.

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 These are the new grandstands being erected:

Completed Smaller Outdoor Ring:

Here is the completed outdoor ring that we discussed in this post.  It is located right next to the old indoor arena:

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