Horse Country Virtual Tours

Can’t travel? Missing your farm tour and the horses? We’ve got you covered. Horse Country farms are working on some social distancing-friendly experiences – tune in to their social channels for LIVE tours, new videos and virtual experiences while we all hunker down. Stay well & enjoy!

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Meet the stallions of Claiborne here.
Visit with Dell Hancock + retired horses at the farm here. Visit Marchmont Cemetery here.
Meet Queens of Claiborne (including Elate!) here. Farm manager Bradley visits Orb & other stallions and reflects on KY Derby here, April 28.
Other past virtual tours can be viewed here on Claiborne’s
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KY Tourism has produced a series of videos featuring the state’s beloved equine industry.
Coolmore at Ashford Stud is featured in “Foal Farms.” Check it out here.

Coolmore America went live to visit with American Pharoah, Jusitfy + Fusaichi Pegasus –May 1.

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Denali History with the Bandoroff family can be viewed here.
Enjoy a field walk on the farm here.
Celebrate Serena’s Song’s 28th birthday with the farm here. Yearling prep tour May 20.

Denali is also featured on Foal Patrol – see 24:7 coverage of Emotional Kitten here.

Gainesway Farm is featured on Season 3 of Foal Patrol – see 24:7 coverage of Vaulcluse and her filly here.

Godolphin is featured on Season 3 of Foal Patrol – see 24:7 coverage of Ashado and her filly at Godolphin’s Gainesborough Farm here.
Tour Godolphin’s Stonerside Farm here. Get a bird’s eye view of Jonabell Farm.

KY Tourism has produced a series of videos featuring the state’s beloved equine industry.
Hagyard Equine Medical Institute is featured in “Morning Rounds” and “Night Shift at Hagyard.” Check them out here.

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Production tour of the factory – watch here
Office tour with Julia – watch here

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Watch part 1 of the KY Equine Adoption Center virtual tour here.
You can find Part 2 here as the team shares about training the horses for new homes & readying them for adoption.
Tune into their live webcam 24:7 here.

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April 1 tour with Bill Farish & Zenyatta – watch here
Watch Lane’s End tour 3/25 here. Visit mares & foals April 15 here. Visit the foaling barn April 22 here. Talk with Chance at the farm about stallions with progeny on the Derby trail (and more!) – April 30. The Lane’s End Cemetery April 6. Test driving the new shuttle May 27.

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Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 1030 AM (Facebook Live)!
Watch past tours:
March
March 18, March 20, March 23 (hosted by Headley Bell), March 25, March 27 , March 30.
April
April 1, April 3. April 6 (Oscar Performance’s birthday), April 8,
April 10 (yearling colts & older mares).
See the blacksmith work withe yearlings on April 13.
Farm tour April 15 & a peaceful Friday April 17. Inspect yearlings on April 20. Visit with Janie, brown car & some history April 22. Meet the farm’s teaser stallion April 24. Kicking off Derby week April 27. Discussing farm connections to Derby winners Sreet Sense & Barbaro April 29. Oaks Day – Keeper Hill & Street Sense May 1. Yearling colts, older mares May 4. A generational walk May 6. Future Fan Friday May 8. Brown car, babies + blacksmith May 11. A visit with Randy (human!), Oscar Performance, and foals May 13. Future Fan Friday with 3 generations of the Bell Family May 15. Foals in Barn 6 + more May 18. History + a drive thru the farm May 20. Yearling review with the Fasig Tipton team May 22 – part 1, part 2. History of the farm May 27. Yearlings + Oscar Performance May 29. Visit with Pistol & beautiful views June 1. A tribute to Arrogate June 3. Yearling inspections June 5. Beautiful day for Brown Car + reflecting on racing connections June 8. More history of Mill Ridge June 10. Future Fan & foals June 12. Mare & foal turnout June 17. A visit with the Amermans at the farm June 24. A grooming lesson July 1. Checking on yearlings & foals July 8. Headley with yearlings and Oscar Performance July 22. Yearling prep with Price July 30. History with Headley August 5. Walk the fields with Hannah August 20. Yearling Inspections
with Headley August 27.
Price live from the Keeneland Sale Sept 15. Catch up with Headley Oct 1.

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Wednesday Walk Through New Vocations – Wednesdays at 1PM Learn about their program, meet some adoptable horses, interact with some of their team and see general day to day operations at the farm. (Facebook Live)
Watch past tours: March 18, March 25, April 1, & April 8, April 15, April 22, KY Derby connections April 29. Meet a new resident + see the indoor arena May 6. A visit to the farm May 13. Drive through the farm, meeting horses May 20. Virtual trail ride May 27. How to Help New Vocations June 3. The adoption process June 10. A look through some history at New Vocations June 24. Rehabbing horses at July 1. Transitional Training July 8. Adoption applications July 15. Horse Country x New Vocations July 22. Mereworth Farm history with farm manager Jimmy + a drive thru July 29. Retired racehorse rehab Aug 5. Transitional Training August 12. Rehoming retired racehorses Aug 19. Meet founder Dot Morgan Aug 26. NV Rehab Program Sept 16.
Donor Spotlight Sept 30. Transitional training Oct. 7 Autumn at NV October 21. Transitional training Oct 28. Indoor Arena Nov 11.

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Future Stars of Tomorrow Virtual Tour
U-Barn Tour Virtual Tour
Stallion Complex Virtual Tour
Breeding Shed Virtual Tour

Stonestreet Farm
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Meet some mamas & foals at Stonestreet Farm’s nursery division here.
Meet & greet with Rachel Alexandra (& other mares and foals) here. Mares & foals April 24. Oaks Day visit with Rachel Alexandra & other mares & foals, May 1. Mares & foals May 8. Rachel Alexandra on the anniversary of her Preakness win, May 16. A drive through Matriarchs & Maidens farm May 18. The farm’s youngest foals May 28. The farm’s oldest foals May 29. Visit the layup facility June 3. Mares & foals June 12. The farm’s oldest foals June 26. Drive through the nursery farm July 17. A visit with the weanlings July 22. A drive through the Matriarchs & Maidens farm July 31. Stonestreet Trivia August 14. Visit the foals born in March & April Aug 21. Visit the farm’s youngest foals Aug 28. Catching up with weanlings Sept 25. Sunset scenery Nov 12. Talking 2021 foals Nov 19.

Tours en espanol:
Bienvenidos a Stonestreet! Tour Stonestreet in Spanish (en espanol) June 5.
¡Conduce con Nosotros! June 11

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Watch past tours here & here. View yearling complex tour here. Meet April Mare of the Month By the Moon here. Meet foals on the farm April 14 here.
Taylor Made is featured here in the KY Tourism Kentucky in Focus series with Elia Locardi.

Visit the Stallion Complex with manager Sandy Hatfield here.

Katie takes you through the foaling barn & introduces you to a mare & foal here. Tony visits the Yearling division here. Brian hosts a tour of the Maintenance Division here.

Follow along on Facebook for the Three Chimneys stallion series: FuntasticPalace Malice

Three Chimneys is featured on Season 3 of Foal Patrol – see 24:7 coverage of Gun Runner here. See mare Magical World and her colt here.


Breeders’ Cup 2020

Keeneland – welcome to Breeders’ Cup 2020!Mill Ridge Farm – OSCAR PERFORMANCE Darley Stallions (Godolphin) – NYQUISTNew Vocations – Breeders’ Cup EditionGodolphin – ROUND POND Stonestreet MY MISS AURELIASpendthrift Farm Breeders’ Cup ConnectionsClaiborne Farm – RUNHAPPY & BLAMEGodolphin at Gainesborough ASHADOGodolphin with ESSENTIAL QUALITY


September Derby Week 2020

Darley at JonabellClaiborne FarmHallway FeedsStonestreet FarmNew Vocations
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Virtual Tours from Friends of Horse Country

The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame presents Season 3 of Foal Patrol. Foal Patrol is a one-of-a-kind live stream interactive web project. See the seven horses of Season 3 here.

The Museum is also launching a summer virtual series beginning July 15. Follow the Museum on Twitter for announcements of events & programming.

Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation – check in on the equine residents of the TRF’s various farms throughout the US:
TRF Sanctuary Farm in Goshen, KY, TRF Sanctuary Farm in Front Royal, VA & TRF Second Chances farm in Ocala, FL

Kentucky Derby Museum has a variety of experiences, blogs and other content available so you can enjoy the #museumfromhome.

Old Friends- the Georgetown, KY- based equine retirement facility launched virtual tours with owner Michael Blowen. Those can be viewed here.

The Kentucky Horse Park has a schedule of live tours through April, including a birthday celebration for Go for Gin & a Q&A with the mounted police. See more info including a schedule here.

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