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Thoroughbred Horse Farm Tour in Kentucky

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Overview
Experience why Kentucky's Bluegrass Horse Country is world famous! This 3-hour family-owned thoroughbred heritage horse farm tour offers a fun and informative tour that will provide you with a unique experience and take you through the heart and soul of Kentucky’s beautiful Bluegrass Horse Country. This is an interactive tour were you will get to touch and pet some horses.
Highlights
  • Learn about Kentucky thoroughbreds on a tour of a horse farm 
  • See the world-famous Keeneland racecourse 
  • Behind-the-scenes info about the Kentucky horse scene from your guide
  • Choose from a morning or afternoon tour time to best suit your schedule
What to Expect
Discover the heart and soul of Kentucky’s beautiful Bluegrass horse country on this guided, 3-hour, small-group tour. Explore the ivy-covered grounds of historic Keeneland Race Course, home to the world's most expensive horse auctions. Learn about the history of Calumet Farm, home to a breeding and racing dynasty that dominated the Sport of Kings during the 1940s, 50s and beyond. Get a behind-the-scenes look at the thoroughbred horse farm lifestyle. Also, see where scenes from the movies ‘Secretariat,’ ‘Seabiscuit’ and ‘Dreamer’ were filmed.
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Important Information
Departure Point
1801 Newtown Pike, Lexington, KY 40511, USA
Duration
3h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Professional guide
  • Transportation in 12 or 15 passenger van
  • Entry/Admission - Keeneland
Exclusions
  • Gratuities for Guide (recommended)
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • No food allowed on tour
  • Bottled water or covered drinks allowed
  • Collapsible wheelchairs with removable wheels can be accommodated providing the passenger is accompanied by someone who can assist them board and disembark
  • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
  • November 6th - March 18th: Minimum numbers of 4 guests are required to run tour.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Under Kentucky law, a farm animal activity sponsor, farm animal professional, or other person does not have the duty to eliminate all risks of injury of participation in farm animal activities. There are inherent risks of injury that you voluntarily accept if you participate in farm animal activities."
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travelers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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A wonderful tour with Vicki She knew her horses and I learned quite a bit about the history of racing Loved seeing some retired old stallions living out their life on a wonderful farm Saw the grave of Seattle Slew It is so worth taking a tour as opposed to driving around I was
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My daughters and I went on this tour. Vicky was the tour guide and she was excellent, very knowledgeable about thoroughbred racing, the horse's lineage and how the industry works. We stopped at a farm to see the broodmares and pet some of the yearlings. It was really fun. We saw
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Our tour guide had so much personal knowledge of the area, the farms, their owners & horses which made this tour so interesting & entertaining. We visited Keeland in the morning & watched a tract full of horses working out before we headed out to see some of the most beautiful
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It was a cold and cloudy day made much better by our fantastic tour guide! She was so nice and full of information!
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Great tour! Mike was great! Learned a lot about the industry and the big players, and got to meet some young mares. The Old Friends retirement farm was a particular highlight!
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By: Thoroughbred Heritage Horse Farm Tours
648 reviews
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Canada756
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Carolynne
A wonderful tour with Vicki She knew her horses and I learned quite a bit about the history of racing Loved
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B6356ADpatrician
20
Excellent Tour of Thoroughbred Farms
My daughters and I went on this tour. Vicky was the tour guide and she was excellent, very knowledgeable about
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marybD8018WQ
Zanesville, Ohio
40
A great tour of thoroughbred country !
Our tour guide had so much personal knowledge of the area, the farms, their owners & horses which made this tour
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daveoz_who
Hendersonville, Tennessee
20
Great tour guide with personal feel and lots of information
It was a cold and cloudy day made much better by our fantastic tour guide! She was so nice and full of
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Ryan L
30
Fun with betology, young horses, and retired old horses
Great tour! Mike was great! Learned a lot about the industry and the big players, and got to meet some young
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30Pointer
Hanna City, Illinois
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Outstanding....
I didn't realize how interesting this tour could possibly be, until now. They definitely didn't oversell this
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rtistinva
Dayton, Ohio
10
“Thoroughly” enjoyed the day!
Doesn’t hurt that it was a perfect weather day but the tour was outstanding. I wouldn’t hesitate to suggest rob or
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Janel D
10
Horse farm tour
Vicki was a fabulous tour guide. She told us so many fascinating stories from the horse racing world. It was
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diane a
10
Horse Farm Tour
Vicki was an encyclopedia on all things thoroughbreds. Lots of fascinating facts, interesting stories, she really
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MamaG59
Lewisburg, Pennsylvania
94
Great horse farm tour!
We had a lovely day, visiting Keeneland and some beautiful horse farms. Even got up close to a few thoroughbreds!
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Matthew E
10
Farm tour
Our guide Vicki was very knowledgeable. She immersed us into the thoroughbred culture and showed us some amazing
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M1917RAdouglask
Clear Lake, Iowa
10
Very informative and fun to see
We had a great tour hosted by Vicki. She provided a lot of information about the thoroughbred industry. She is a
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betterbythelake
Hibbing, Minnesota
10
Great experience
I loved our tour! While I knew very little about horses and racing before I went to Kentucky, I now know a decent
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AZJennifer
Phoenix, Arizona, United States
62
Everything we expected and more!
The tour we originally wanted was booked but after calling the owners they were willing to add an additional tour
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Robynaim
Coral Springs, Florida
62
Great Way to Experience Horse Country
This tour certainly met all of my expectations. Dan was a great guide who was able to really convey his love for
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