Central Kentucky is home to more than 450 working thoroughbred horse farms. These farms cover miles of beautiful rolling hills of the heart of our Bluegrass Region.
A visit to the Bluegrass state would not be complete without getting up close to past & future derby stars and studs. Join us as we travel to world renowned thoroughbred farms and take in the rich tradition of Kentucky’s horse racing industry and learn about the breeding operations that honor famed bloodlines. Enjoy a taste of true southern charm and hospitality while we stop for lunch along the way at a unique local eatery.
Custom Horse Farm Experiences
* Your visit could include a tour of a stallion barn at one of the world’s most famous thoroughbred farms where Derby horses reside. While there you will meet the grooms that care for these most valuable of horses.
* Or your visit may include touring a horse farm for mares and foals. If you visit in late winter or early spring you may get to see a brand new foal. The sight of a newborn foal still unsteady on his feet or nursing from his mother will warm your heart.
* Your tour could include a trip to Keeneland Race Course, a National Historic Landmark. Keeneland is home to the most prestigious horse sales in the world. Keeneland gently merges country elegance and racing excitement. You may choose to go shopping in Midway, Kentucky, also a national historic landmark if you forgo Keeneland.
* Your tour could include a visit & tour of The Kentucky Derby Museum and Churchill Downs track tour. This experience includes a historic immersion in Kentucky Derby history at The Kentucky Derby Museum, as well as walking tour of Churchill Downs, home of the most famous horse race in America – The Kentucky Derby. The Kentucky Derby is the longest running sporting event in the United States.
Custom horse experiences are 7 to 8 hour tours offered for groups of 10 or more.