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Kentucky Horse Country Farm Tour with YearlingsThe allure of Kentucky Horse Country draws thousands of horse racing fans to our fine state each year. At Mint Julep, we can take our custom tour groups to the horse farms of their choice to experience Horse Country firsthand.

It’s one of the only ways you can see your favorite Kentucky Derby winner or Breeders’ Cup champion.

PLAN YOUR KENTUCKY HORSE COUNTRY ADVENTURE

Keep in mind that whether or not you can see each championship race horse will depend on the health and welfare of the horse. No viewing is ever guaranteed.

Popular Horse Country Farms

Ashford Stud

Located in Versailles, KY, Ashford Stud Farm is the home of Triple Crown winners American Pharoah and Justify along with Kentucky Derby winner Fusaichi Pegasus. Farm tours available Monday through Friday at 3:00 p.m. MORE

Claiborne Farm

Located in Paris, KY, Claiborne Farm is the final resting place for world-famous race horse Secretariat. Champions War Front, Blame, and Orb call Claiborne home. Tours available seven days a week at 10:00 a.m.  MORE

Darby Dan

Located in Lexington, KY, Darby Dan Farm is home to stallions Dailed, Shakleford and Tapiture. It was filming location for the movie “Secretariat.” Tours are only available by request. MORE

Gainesway

Located in Lexington, KY, Gainesway Farm’s star of the stallion barn is Tapit. Other stallions that call Gainesway home include Afleet Alex, Anchor Down, Bird Song, Birdstone, Empire Maker, Karakontie, and Tapizar. Tours are available Tuesday and Friday at 12:15 p.m. MORE

Stonestreet

Located in Lexington, KY, Stonestreet Farms is where you’ll see plenty of foals enjoying the rolling fields of Horse Country. Tours of its nursery with foals and mares are available seasonally on Saturday at 12:45 p.m. MORE

Taylor Made

Located in Nicholasville, KY, Taylor Made Farm is home to Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome along with Breeders’ Cup contender Midnight Storm. It is also the burial site for legendary stallion Unbridled Song. Tours are available daily at 10:30 a.m. MORE

Winstar

Located in Versailles, KY, Winstar Farm boasts a roster of all-stars including Breeders’ Cup Classic winner and Horse of the Year Tiznow, Triple Crown sire Pioneer of the Nile and Kentucky Derby winner Super Saver. Tours are available seasonally on Wednesday and Saturday at 11:30 a.m. MORE

 

Plan Your Horse Farm Adventure

Groups of all sizes choose Mint Julep to plan one-day and multi-day Horse Country excursions. By working with one of our experience coordinators, you can pick your favorite horse farms to visit or take our expert advice to craft a perfect day.

Customized tours are a great option for special events, corporate outings, bachelor and bachelorette parties, birthdays, anniversaries and client appreciation gifts.

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About the Author – Rachel Nix

Rachel Goldenberg - Mint Julep ExperiencesRachel Nix has been Director of Marketing at Mint Julep since 2017. Her extensive bourbon education includes becoming an Executive Bourbon Steward through the Stave & Thief Society and graduating from Woodford Reserve’s Bourbon Academy. She is a Certified Tourism Ambassador and enthusiastic advocate for her adopted hometown of Louisville. When she’s not promoting Mint Julep’s portfolio of southern experiences, she can be found walking her dog or enjoying a drink on a Germantown patio.