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Thoroughbred Horse Farm Tour in Kentucky

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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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Reviewed 5 days ago

My wife and I enjoyed the tour. The weather was nice and sunny. We enjoyed seeing the horse trainers exercising each horse around the training track at Keeneland. During the tour expect to hear way more info than you can process especially if you are...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank James M
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was great! John provided many facts with ease and made some numbers interesting as well as informative. The opportunity to interact with mares and their foals was the highlight for us! If you only have time for one tour, this is the one to...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Ron R
Reviewed 1 week ago

This tour was well done and very interesting. Mike, our guide, has lived in the area for over 47 years and was an incredible knowledge bank about horse racing and the business of breeding and raising thoroughbreds. First stop was Keenland Race Track to explore...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Positively awesome tour. Daniel is a fantastic guide. Answered every question and shared information and stories throughout. He let us enjoy the stops and time with horses. Beautiful sights and so amazing to see the mares with their colts and fillies. I would do the...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank LGMJSS
Reviewed 1 week ago

Vicky, our guide, was upbeat, warm, friendly, and couldn’t be stumped by any question we tossed at her. Her knowledge of the farms, racing, history, horses was amazing. We thoroughly enjoyed the 3 hours with her. It is such a detailed tour and is highly...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Response from R1013ICsandrac | Reviewed this property |
The standard tour is 3 hrs. Our group of 10 did not have that much time so the tour guide cut our tour down to under 2 hrs. However there were no other people on that tour. I think the tour operator made an effort to... More
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No. Although they would obviously be excited to see horses close up, much of the tour involves sightseeing from the tour bus and walking around some of the farms and the race track which would not be entertaining for little... More
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