Keyword: The American Academy of Equine Art

  • Shelley Hunter admires her finished sculpture of John Henry as KHP Pres. John Nicholson, center, and Bill Oster, founder of the John Henry Memorial Fund, look on.

    John Henry Memorial Statue Unveiled

    A year after the death of racehorse John Henry, fans now have a lasting monument and a dedicated place to remember their champion. A bronze statue by artist Shelley Hunter has taken its place at John's gravesite, just outside the Kentucky Horse Park's Hall of Champions paddock that John called home for 22 of his 32 years.