The Horse Capital of the World
Drive in any direction and you’ll soon be surrounded by rolling hills of pristine bluegrass countryside. You’ll pass horses grazing carefree in the fields, and farms with names like Calumet and Claiborne. Because this is Horse Country, the center of the Thoroughbred breeding universe and the Horse Capital of the World.
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With its tranquil setting and lovely stone fences and buildings, this national historic landmark is...
Dedicated to man's relationship with the horse, the Kentucky Horse Park is unlike any other park in...
Red Mile Gaming & Racing is the second oldest harness racing track in the world and one of the...
“Distilleries, Racetracks and Stud Farms Make For a One-of-a-Kind Getaway.”
- Boston Globe
Living in an Equine Paradise
Lexington is smack dab in the middle of more than 450 horse farms. At the renowned Keeneland Racecourse, the best Thoroughbreds compete twice a year during the Spring and Fall Race Meets, held every April and October. Keeneland is also the Thoroughbred industry’s leading auction house, hosting several sales each year that attract buyers and sellers from around the globe. At the Kentucky Horse Park, all horse breeds are celebrated with interactive attractions, museums, events, and competitions.