The Spirit of the Bluegrass

May we suggest….visiting distilleries along the Bourbon Trail

 

THURSDAY

WINSTAR STALLION TOUR  11:30am – 12:30pm

Kick off your weekend with a unique experience at the home of sires-to-Derby-Winners Pioneerof the Nile and Bodemeister and get up close and personal with some very impressive stallions. Regal facilities and warm hospitality round out this very special peek into Horse Country.

 

May we suggest….a distillery tour at Woodford Reserve

Hop on a Distillery Tour and learn about the spirit of our state at Woodford Reserve, official sponsor of the 2018 Kentucky Derby! Stick around for lunch at Glenn’s Creek Café. Visit woodfordreserve.com for more info!

 

FRIDAY

MILL RIDGE 10:30am-12noon

Visit with the mamas and babies at one of Horse Country’s nursery farms. Steeped in local and equine history, Mill Ridge is one of the farms in the Bluegrass where HRH Queen Elizabeth II has boarded her horses through the years.

 

May we suggest….a distillery tour at Wild Turkey Distillery

Hop on a Distillery Tour and learn about how the longest-tenured active master distiller Jimmy Russell and his son Eddie have preserved a tradition that dates back generations. Their “From Barrel to Bottle” tour is a 60 minute tour that includes a visit to the distillery and the historic rickhouse, where the barrels are aged. End the tour with a tasting… Visit wildturkeybourbon.com/visit-us/ for more info!

 

SATURDAY

KEENE RIDGE 10:00am – 11:00am

Round out your long weekend in Horse Country with a tour of Keene Ridge! Keep up the foal count (are fillies or colts winning today? ) or see how the yearlings are doing on this intimate farm including a hay ride! Keene Ridge sits atop rolling Bluegrass within sight of Keeneland race course. Join us for an intimate tour of this beautiful 170-acre farm featuring a ride on the farm’s official visitor “Welcome Wagon”! You’ll see a true working nursery farm dedicated to raising the best possible Thoroughbreds in the racing world.

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