Lexington is known for its rich culture of thoroughbred racing and horse farms. The Kentucky Horse Park is the go-to spot for visiting resident horses and learning the Lexington equine history at the International Museum of the Horse. If you’re looking for a more unique experience visiting the Horse Capital of the World, we recommend checking out these Lexington horse farm tours!
Horse Country Inc.
Ranging from public, private, and group tours, Horse Country Inc. has access to over 30 horse farms to tour in the Lexington area and hosts many ways to learn about the majestic animals. With each tour, they provide an emotional and educational experience while visiting the horse farms, equine medical clinics, and other equine attractions. From meeting star stallions to feeding them, so much is waiting for you with Horse Country Inc.!
Thoroughbred Heritage Horse Farm Tours
Thoroughbred Heritage Tours is a family-owned horse farm touring company famous for allowing visitors to explore equine culture right in the heart of Kentucky’s bluegrass lands. They host three-hour tours filled with opportunities to explore Keeneland and their resident thoroughbreds. Their tours stand out with not only having access to horse farms but spots where they filmed movies such as Seabiscuit and Secretariat.
Three Chimneys Farm
Explore the stables and personally meet the resident stallions with a tour at Three Chimneys Farm. Their tour invites visitors to learn about the breeding process of horses and their overall care for them as well. You’ll be able to explore the vast grassy lands where horses are allowed to roam and relax.
New Vocations stands out as a horse tour with its opportunities to learn about a thoroughbred’s life after racing. They work as an organization specializing in rehabilitating former racehorses and preparing them for adoption. They typically have over 500 horses in their care each year and their tours provide an educational experience in rehabilitating racehorses.
Where To Stay in Lexington, KY
Uncover Lexington’s rich history with horses with a tour and find your affordable hotel in Lexington, KY at Bluegrass Extended Stay. Our extended-stay hotel is perfect for shorter and longer stays, whatever you may need! As a family-owned and operated business, we are committed to offering you exceptional service, every night, and all at an affordable price.
We offer a variety of accommodations such as our standard double, deluxe king, and our two-room jacuzzi suite, all designed with clean and modern furnishings. Book your stay with us today and enjoy all that Lexington has to offer!