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.
Guests are welcome, but we built this staycation itinerary with our locals in mind. Did you know you can tour a clinic? Or eat lunch at one of our member properties? So many opportunities to embrace local businesses and see how the equine industry shapes your hometown in real and meaningful ways.
Get the squad together and live like a local in Central Kentucky! Horses and bourbon – see the very best of our beloved state! Note,