They say horse racing is a sport of kings…and here in Horse Country, you can walk where the Queen has walked – several of our farms! – stay in a real castle, and have a spot of local tea. A royally special few days in the Bluegrass.
Horse Country has great fun for guests of all ages! The region offers many great attractions – indoors and out! – for families with many interests. We’re highlighting a few here for a couple of days of exploration and discovery.
One way to earn a prize with Horse Country’s Passport is to visit one location in each county represented in Horse Country. Come discover why our region is revered as the Horse Capital of the World!
The rolling hills of Bourbon County are quintessential Kentucky. Spend a few days in this community just north east of Lexington and get to know some of the folks who have raised, bred, trained, and sold some of the sport’s most famous horses. A mix of stud and nursery farms will give you a chance to meet stallions, mares and foals alike.
The calcium rich soil and water in our region make this area perfect for raising horses and distilling bourbon. This itinerary explores all seven catgeories of Horse Country locations and takes you to two signature stops on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail. Three perfect days in the Bluegrass.