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Thoroughbred Horse Farm Tour in Kentucky provided by Thoroughbred Heritage Horse Farm Tours

Thoroughbred Horse Farm Tour in Kentucky

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Overview
Pack in the main highlights of the Kentucky thoroughbred horse scene into just a few hours without renting or driving a car. This Kentucky horse farm tour takes you to the world-famous Keeneland Race Course and several beautiful thoroughbred farms in Lexington. On your tour, a professional guide details the Kentucky thoroughbred horse lifestyle and culture.
Highlights
  • Learn about Kentucky thoroughbreds on a tour of a horse farm 
  • See the world-famous Keeneland racecourse 
  • Behind-the-scenes info about the Kentucky horse scene from your guide
  • Choose from a morning or afternoon tour time to best suit your schedule
What to Expect
Discover the heart and soul of Kentucky’s beautiful Bluegrass horse country on this guided, 3-hour, small-group tour. Explore the ivy-covered grounds of historic Keeneland Race Course, home to the world's most expensive horse auctions. Learn about the history of Calumet Farm, home to a breeding and racing dynasty that dominated the Sport of Kings during the 1940s, 50s and beyond. Get a behind-the-scenes look at the thoroughbred horse farm lifestyle. Also, see where scenes from the movies ‘Secretariat,’ ‘Seabiscuit’ and ‘Dreamer’ were filmed.
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Important Information
Departure Point
1801 Newtown Pike, Lexington, KY 40511, USA
Duration
3h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Professional guide
  • Transportation in 12 or 15 passenger van
  • Entry/Admission - Keeneland
Exclusions
  • Gratuities for Guide (recommended)
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • No food allowed on tour
  • Bottled water or covered drinks allowed
  • Collapsible wheelchairs with removable wheels can be accommodated providing the passenger is accompanied by someone who can assist them board and disembark
  • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
  • November 6th - March 18th: Minimum numbers of 4 guests are required to run tour.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • Under Kentucky law, a farm animal activity sponsor, farm animal professional, or other person does not have the duty to eliminate all risks of injury of participation in farm animal activities. There are inherent risks of injury that you voluntarily accept if you participate in farm animal activities."
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travellers
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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HHIslander1 wrote a review Mar. 2020
Hilton Head, South Carolina24 contributions19 helpful votes
We enjoyed a wonderful tour through the beautiful horse farms. Our guide, Vicki, shared her lifelong passion for horses and her encyclopedic knowledge of the equine industry. Fascinating tour!
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Date of experience: March 2020
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C. Frederick wrote a review Mar. 2020
7 contributions1 helpful vote
We took this tour with Daniel as our guide and it was fantastic! Daniel was so knowledgeable and injected a lot of humour along with all the information. The farms, Keeneland and the countryside were all so beautiful and getting up close and personal with the horses was a fun
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Nancy wrote a review Mar. 2020
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This was my favorite part of my trip to Kentucky! We did a private tour for 4 with Vicky. She was incredible! Strongly recommended for anyone traveling to Lexington who wants to see and learn about Thoroughbreds. We missed Vicky after we left her. She was an amazing tour guide.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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wendy m wrote a review Mar. 2020
Elizabeth, Illinois7 contributions2 helpful votes
Daniel is the best tour guide ever!!!! Lots of information and just a nice guy. Fun to talk to also😁
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from Linda M, Owner at Thoroughbred Horse Farm Tour in Kentucky
Responded 3 Mar. 2020
Thanks for the review and we are so glad you had a fun tour with Daniel as your guide.
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Travel123 wrote a review Feb. 2020
4 contributions
This was the absolute highlight of our trip! Our guide was Vicky - she was AWESOME! She knows everything, and I mean E V E R T H I N G, about horses and horse racing! She added such a depth to the tour as we learned so much along the way. Seeing a less than 24-hour old foal,
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Date of experience: February 2020
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nabutler16
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Thoroughbred Horse Tour
Well organized and super fun even on a rainy day. Got to see some really interesting places of the racing industry
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GrandTour182948
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Thoroughbred Horse Farm Tour
Vicky was our tour guide. She was a fount of information which made the tour very enjoyable. It was a great tour an
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Savannah D
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Tea PUG 2018
Vickie was an amazing and fun guide. The tour was educational and interesting. Vickie also has a great sense of hum
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QueenLorilei
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Horse Farm Tour
Our tour guide was Vicki and she was amazing. She knew lots of interesting information and she was very funny.
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Roam263249
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Wonderful Tour and Guide
We thoroughly enjoyed our tour with this company! Matt, our tour guide, was engaging, informative and super accommo
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Christine R
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Great afternoon
Vicky gives great insight to horses and racing. I had a great time, nice way to spend the afternoon.
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Bethany D
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Thoroughbred Heritage Tours
The tour was amazing!! Mrs. Vickie was our tour guide and she was excellent; she explained things very well. I enjo
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Debra W
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Horse Farm Tour
This was an awesome tour. Vicki was so informative and witty. Loved everything about the tour! Thanks, Vicki!
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Cheryl D
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Great experience
Great experience ! Passing through Lexington on our way to Nashville . Tour was fun , our tour guide was great . W
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Dale H
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Fantastic Tour
We took the tour with Daniel and had a wonderful time. He was funny and very knowledgeable. He really took an int
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jenniferwI8613WP
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Fantastic Tour!
Daniel was wonderful; the tour was entertaining and educational as well! Fun for our family; even our 13 year old h
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MuzWaz
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The best!!
Could not recommend this tour highly enough. Very informative and interesting. Highly recommend asking for Daniel a
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David M
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Very Thorough!
Timing was good and not only placed but won! Daniel is a wealth of information and his delivery is on point! Appeal
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Chuck H
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Outstanding-couldn't be better
We took the morning tour on Tuesday, July 25. We had the pleasure of meeting both Nicholas and Daniel as guides. Ea
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Susan H
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Wow!
We took the am tour on June 23. Nicholas, our guide, knows the field of racing, breeding, lineage of winners, just
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Key Details
  • Keeneland
  • Duration: 3h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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  • Languages Offered: English
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