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Itinerary
This Kentucky horse-farm tour starts with a pickup at the Embassy Suites hotel in Lexington. Sit back and enjoy the ride as your guide gets you excited about exploring the world of Kentucky horses.

Head first to the famous horse-racing track Keeneland and two horse farms in the area. Tour the barn at one of the farms, and catch sight of many Thoroughbred horses. You'll also drive by Calumet Farm to see the well-known farm and racetrack.

During your tour, your guide will get you acquainted with the horse culture of the area. Learn about the history and present of horse-racing as a pastime.

Your guided tour ends with a convenient drop-off back at the starting point.
Locations visited
Keeneland
Horse Farm Tours
Overview
World-renowned for its annual derby, Kentucky is well-known for its horse culture. On this tour, journey to the Bluegrass State’s famous Keeneland racetrack as well as a few Lexington horse farms. Your guide will help you gain an understanding of the farms’ inner workings and daily routines. Plus, because this tour includes round-trip transportation, you can leave the navigation and driving to someone else.
Highlights
  • Guided tour gives you insight into the routines of a working Kentucky farm 
  • Your guide points out movie filming locations along the way
  • Choose from two tour times to fit your busy schedule
  • Relax on the drive, as this tour includes round-trip transportation
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Reviewed 5 days ago
Horses & History

We are from a different area of Kentucky and enjoyed learning about the horse industry and Bluegrass region. Our Tour Director Leslie B. knew alot about the area in general, racing, and history. She kept us interested and engaged as we toured Keeneland, drove around...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago
Enjoyable Adventure

The tour was very informative. Having never been to Keenland, this was a highlight. The drive across the bluegrass viewing the horse farms and hearing the history was interesting. We were able to meet several horses at our stops along the way. They enjoyed the...More

3  Thank kytourist2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
first hand look at farms and horses.

Ruth Flynn was our tour guide. It was a pleasant surprise to have a guide with so much first hand knowledge of the horse industry. We thoroughly enjoyed her first hand information. It was really a fun and interesting tour. I recommend this tour to...More

Thank BobandJean S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ernie the tour guide was great, Maraget Woods the owner was horrible/mean/ignorant.

Unfortunately our tour started out bad, with Margaret but ended just fine with Ernie our guide. The evening before our tour I phoned their office to confirm the pick up time at our hotel, Margaret the owner answered the call, and advised me that she...More

3  Thank Joyce B
MargaretWoods, Owner at Horse Farm Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

It seems when some people are wrong they go out of their way to blame some one else. It's quite apparent that Mr. Steve Bartolone had had a bad day and he was looking for someone to take it out on. When he called me...More

Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile
Ernie is the man.

What a great tour. Ernie knows the country, the people, the business and the horses. He was a former Jockey. Highly recommend.

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Heather G
28 July 2018|
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Response from Steve W | Reviewed this property |
We took afternoon tour. We were dropped at hotel at 5:15 pm.
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FitnessForFun
27 July 2018|
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There are bathrooms at most of the stops
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lizshires
23 June 2018|
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Response from telecast2018 | Reviewed this property |
It's one of them. They pick up at several hotels, a complete list is on their website.
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