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Lexington is known as "Horse Capital of the World" around the globe. And with good reason! Whether you are a serious equestrian, a racing fan or just appreciate the beauty of horses, prepare to be thrilled at the stunning landscape they inhabit here in the Bluegrass Region of Kentucky.

Horse Farm Tours
Horse Farm Tours
Some Odds-On Favorite Ways to Visit the Homes of Lexington's Four-Legged Stars.      Beautiful horse farms have been part of the Bluegrass since the region was first settled, and so have horse farm visitors.      Early 19th-century travelers remarked on the beautiful country estates of the Bluegrass.... more
Kentucky Horse Park
Kentucky Horse Park
The Kentucky Horse Park is a "must see" attraction for horse lovers, and no trip to Lexington would be complete without a stop at this unique Kentucky state park. Set on 1,200 acres of prime Bluegrass farmland in the Horse Capital of the World, the Park was founded in 1978 and opened to the public as the world's only park dedicated to man's relationship.... more
Keeneland
Keeneland
Keeneland Race Course welcomes visitors year round, but what better time to visit than during a live race meet! Plan ahead and time your visit to coincide with the thundering hooves. Each April and October in the Horse Capital of the World, Thoroughbred racing is showcased at the highest level, drawing the world's best horses and horsemen to one of.... more
Horse Capital of the World
Horse Capital of the World
Surrounded by over 400 horse farms, Lexington is the Horse Capital of the World because... Lexington, Horse Capital of the World, had the honor of being the first city outside of Europe to ever host the World Equestrian Games. Attendance at the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in 2010 topped half a million. A record twenty-seven.... more
Hollywood Connections
Hollywood Connections
The Bluegrass Region of central Kentucky is known around the globe for its legendary landscapes, and Lexington is at its heart. It's no wonder that it attracts the attention of movie makers and movie stars alike. It is a magnetic destination for many reasons. Whether you are a horse lover or you are planning to produce a movie about a horse, the Horse.... more
Horse Atrractions
Horse Attractions
Lexington earned the title "Horse Capital of the World". Searching for "horsey" things to do in Lexington and the Bluegrass Region? Browse the horse attractions below. As you plan your trip, don't forget to leave time for a drive through our famous countryside, and be sure to call ahead and schedule a visit to one of our legendary.... more