Original description: "The Light Blue represents the Ohio River, as the line between the two fields traces. The green and black stripes represent Kentucky Bluegrass and Coal, two important products of the state. Their shape represents the Appalachian mountains. The fifteen stripes is because Kentucky is the fifteenth state. The horse represents the thoroughbred racing horse, Kentucky's state horse."
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The flag of the Commonwealth of Kentucky was adopted on March 26, 1918. The flag consists of the...