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Featured Events

Sep29

Central Bank Thursday Night Live

Featuring Blind Corn Liquor Pickers!  Beverages, food from local restaurants and... more
Sep30

Black Jacket Symphony

The Beatles "Revolver".  A unique concert experience which recreates... more
Oct5

Split Rock Jumping Tour

With convenient online entries and the All-Inclusive Entry Packages, combined with the... more
Oct6

Central Bank Thursday Night Live

Featuring Mike Archer Band!  Beverages, food from local restaurants and great... more
Oct7

Keeneland Thoroughbred Racing

No racing on Mondays or Tuesdays. See live Thoroughbred racing at the most elegant race... more
Oct7

Night Market

A monthly pop-up open air-market/street festival held on the first Friday of every month... more
Oct8

Perryville Battlefield Re-enactment

Experience 1862 during the re-enactment of the Battle of Perryville and watch history... more
Oct13

Central Bank Thursday Night Live

Featuring Vinyl Richie!  Beverages, food from local restaurants and great music by... more
Oct14

The Bourbon Chase

An overnight relay adventure.  Teams of runners cover 200 miles of scenic byways... more
Oct28

Disturbia at the Distillery

It's a night of dinner, drams and drama!  The night starts with the popular Ghost... more
Nov1

CP National Horse Show

A week-long championship event held indoors at the Alltech Arena, Featuring... more
Nov18

23rd Annual Southern Lights

The 23rd Annual Southern Lights includes a self-guided four mile journey through a... more
Nov18

LexArts Gallery Hop

Thousands of locals and visitors alike converge on downtown Lexington to celebrate art... more

James Burnie Beck

by Stuart, History Blogger

During the 19th century, the Scottish-born James B. Beck was a Lexington lawyer and a respected national politician.

Born in Dumfrieshire, Scotland, on February 13, 1822, Beck received his early ...

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Link, the Percheron

by Margaret, Horse Blogger

HORSES, HORSES This handsome horse is Link, who is new to theBreeds Barn at the Kentucky Horse Park this year.

Link, who stands about 18 hands tall, is a Percheron, whichis one of the breeds of the ...

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Accident or Murder?

by Stuart, History Blogger

In 1854, a New York Times article described the death of Lexington resident James O. Frazer. Although Frazer's demise appeared to be accidental, both Frazer's wife and his overseer were later ...

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Horse

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 horse farms.

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American Saddlebred Museum

  • 4083 Iron Works Parkway, Lexington
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  • (859) 259-2746

Bicknell Racing Stables

  • 2350 Paris Pike, Lexington
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  • (615) 418-9825

Big Red Stables

  • 1605 Jackson Pike Extension, Harrodsburg
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  • (502) 330-8798

Deer Run Stables

  • 2001 River Circle Drive, Richmond
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  • (615) 268-9960

Hisle Park

  • 3551 Briar Hill Road, Lexington
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  • (859) 288-2900

Horse Farm Tours

  • Various locations, Lexington
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  • (859) 233-7299

International Museum of the Horse

  • 4089 Iron Works Parkway, Lexington
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  • (859) 259-4232

Keeneland Race Course

  • 4201 Versailles Road, Lexington
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  • (859) 254-3412

Kenridge Farm

  • 735 College Road, Paris
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  • (859) 321-7783

Kentucky Horse Park

  • 4089 Iron Works Pike, Lexington
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  • (859) 233-4303
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