ROOD & RIDDLE EQUINE HOSPITAL 11:00am – 12noon
Central Kentucky is truly the horse capital of the world, not just because of breeding and Keeneland, but because of the extensive infrastructure that supports the equine industry. Tour this preeminent equine hospital and experience the profound levels of care the athletes of our sport receive year round.
LUNCH AT HONEYWOOD 12:30pm
Honeywood, by revered Central Kentucky chef Ouita Michel, maintains a simple philosophy: good food prepared using the freshest ingredients possible. Innovative but accessible menus represent the very best of local farmers and Kentucky lands and its products. May we suggest….shopping at THE SUMMIT AT FRITZ FARM– 2pm This mixed use property is Lexington’s new shopping and dining destination for tastemakers and trend- setters alike. The perfect mix of national tenants and local entrepreneurs, there is truly store and a meal for everyone!
HALLWAY FEEDS 10:30am-11:30am
Experience a unique horse attraction in the heart of downtown Lexington – the family-run business at the forefront of equine nutrition for racehorses and sport horses for over 50 years. Among the many famed racehorses that have run on Hallway Feeds are 11 Derby winners.
Jonabell Farm in Lexington, Kentucky is the American headquarters for HH Sheikh Mohammed’s Godolphin operation and home of the Darley stallions in America. Visit the stallion barn, where the current roster includes three Kentucky Derby winners
TAYLOR MADE FARM 10:30am – 12 noon
Round out your long weekend in Horse Country with a tour of Taylor Made. The world’s leading Thoroughbred Consignment Agency, the farm offers a tour of their 1,600 acres – including the stallion complex, yearling division, and more.
LUNCH AT DADDY JOE’S
After your tour of Taylor Made Farm, enjoy a delicious lunch at their Visitor Center, home of Daddy Joe’s Bar and Grille.
Note: This itinerary is a suggestion only and is based on a sample of what tours may be available. Each Horse Country tour requires that guests be ticketed. Tickets are available for purchase at wwww.visithorsecountry.com or by calling 859-963-1004