The Phoenix - Lexington, KY
Posted by: linkys
N 38° 09.057 W 084° 31.218
16S E 717279 N 4225469
Quick Description: The Phoenix statue is located in front of the International Museum of the Horse at the Kentucky Horse Park.
Location: Kentucky, United States
Date Posted: 9/17/2011 4:35:15 PM
Waymark Code: WMCKJY
The Phoenix was the American Saddlebred star of the show ring. His five World Championships crowned the many other championships he claimed.
To quote a portion of the plaque in front of the statue:
"Beyond the truths of such written records, he has emblazoned our memories and graced our lives with beauty, power, undaunted spirit and depth of heart that adorn a truly great and unique individual."
The statue is a life size bronze by Patrica Crane.
Type of Memorial: statue
Type of Animal: other
Proof of visit is required. The easiest proof is a gps photo of the memorial. GPS photos will always be acceptable proof. Individual waymarks may ask for an alternative type of proof of visit.