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!
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
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.
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.
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 1030 AM (Facebook Live)!
Watch past tours:
March 18, March 20, March 23 (hosted by Headley Bell), March 25, March 27 , March 30.
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.
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.
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.
Tours en espanol:
Bienvenidos a Stonestreet! Tour Stonestreet in Spanish (en espanol) June 5.
¡Conduce con Nosotros! June 11
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: Funtastic – Palace Malice
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.
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.