Can’t get enough baby horses? Want to pet a mare? We get it! There is nothing quite as magical in Kentucky as getting up close with our beautiful horses, and May and June is well into foaling season, where young horses are finding their footing throughout Horse Country. We’ve put together threes days of tours focused on all the mama and baby cuteness you can handle. Can’t make them all? Check out more info & tour options at our nursery farms here.
Note: This itinerary is a suggestion only and is based on a sample of what tours may be available in Summer 2022. Each Horse Country tour requires that guests be ticketed in advance. Tickets are available for purchase at www.visithorsecountry.com or by calling 859-963-1004. Though this info has been researched & is being shared in good faith, tour availability is subject to change.
May we suggest… coffee and breakfast at Lil’s Coffee House in downtown Paris before heading to your first tour.
RUNNYMEDE FARM | 10 – 11:15 a.m.
Visit the oldest continuously working thoroughbred farm in North America.
May we suggest…lunch at Windy Corner Market between farm tours.
DENALI STUD | 2 – 3 p.m.
Family owned and operated Denali Stud is a boutique nursery farm in Paris, KY. Birthplace of KY Derby winner Animal Kingdom.
May we suggest…dinner & shopping at Greyline Station.
SPY COAST FARM | 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Premier sport horse facility sharing an in depth look at many facets of the operation: rehabilitation, training, breeding, foaling, vet care, reproduction and more!
May we suggest...Grab some Goodfella’s Pizza and Crank & Boom Ice Cream in the Pepper Distillery District for lunch.
GAINSBOROUGH FARM | 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Visit the mares and foals on this shuttle tour of beautiful Gainsborough Farm in Versailles, KY.
May we suggest…coffee & pastry from the Amsden Coffee Club in downtown Versailles
MILL RIDGE FARM | 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Get some carrot therapy visiting the mares, weanlings & yearlings up close at this thoroughbred operation.
May we suggest… lunch at Wallace Station Deli + Bakery
STONESTREET FARM | 2:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Meet the mares that make up the elite Stonestreet Farm broodmare band, and their foals that have the potential to be future champions.