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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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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
  • 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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Reviewed yesterday

Vicky was our tour guide and we lucked out. The amount of knowledge she has makes her perfect to do this tour. We toured with her on October 2 in the am. I have never learned so much on a tour. We were surprised how...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Lorraine E
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Its was a great tour! The guide was very knowledgeable and showed a great deal of interest in what he was telling us. He went to great lengths to show us all facets of horse racing and raising and training of these magnificent horses. One...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife, my son, and I went on this tour Friday 10-11-2019. We accompanied a group in the am led capably by Vicky - a professional horse lady who knows her stuff. We visit three local horse farms plus Keeneland (if you haven’t been and...More

Thank LSOB1952
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on the Thoroughbred Heritage Horse Farm tour this morning. We were pleasantly surprised by how much we enjoyed the tour. Our tour director Mike was very knowledgeable about all aspects of horse farms and racing. We highly recommend this tour.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Traveler779604
Reviewed 1 week ago

Vickie, our tour guide, was very personable and informative. She made the trip so fun and interesting.

Date of experience: October 2019
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Response from Beth R | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we did the 8:30am tour. They require a minimum of 4 for the tour - we originally signed up for the 12:30pm tour, but earlier in the week of our tour we were asked if we could do the 8:30 - we agreed, but the afternoon... More
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Yes it does include the visit. Wonderful tour guide. Love of animals especially horses is very evident in their talks. Beautiful animals to see up close.
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