Lexington KY Historic Horse Farm Tour

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Overview

This 3-hour Horse Farm Tour may include a drive by world famous Calumet Farm with some history of what made this farm so famous back in the 1940s and 1950s and up until the present day.

You will visit the famous Keeneland Race Course and take a walking tour of the lovely ivy covered old buildings. The morning tours get to see morning workouts. Keeneland was the home of the Breeder Cup Champion Races in 2015. After a visit to the track you will visit a couple of farms where you can get up and personal with the horses. In the Spring you will get to see broodmares and their new foals and see these new foals try to stand on those new long legs! Along the way you will see some locationswhere several movieshave been filmed.

Highlights

  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • Comprehensive tour by bus/coach
  • Family friendly
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Our Horse Farm Tour gives its guests a close-up look at the world's premier Thoroughbred horse farms. You can expect to spend approximately 3- hours with your tour guide visiting horse farms, Historic Keeneland Race Course and other attractions in the area. Every tour includes a drive by Calumet, two farms including a walk through one of the region's modern barns, plus a tour of Keeneland Race Course. Tours depart from several area hotels.

We offer a complete and comfortable tour with knowledgeable guides. We strive to make your visit to the Horse Capital of the World a part of the great Thoroughbred tradition. We want to leave a lasting impression of this experience by taking you inside the plank fences and down the shady lanes of Central Kentucky. You will see horses after their racing careers are over, in-foal broodmares, weanlings, yearlings and depending upon the time of year, newborn foals. Our tour is unique in that we offer a glimpse into the daily procedures of working farms. You will have an opportunity to walk through the modern barns and You don't even have to clean a stall!  Make sure you bring you camera as there will be plenty of photo opportunities. 

Inclusions for Lexington KY Historic Horse Farm Tour

  • Live commentary on board
  • Professional guide

Exclusions for Lexington KY Historic Horse Farm Tour

  • Food and drinks

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Please provide Viator Voucher as proof of purchase upon arrival. 

Minimum of 2-Guests per booking

Provide Cell phone# at checkout. 

The morning tours get to see morning workouts!

All tours have a minimum of 4 guests. Tours that do not reach the four guest minimum will be cancelled and your card will be refunded

Dress code is smart casual

Bring bottled water (no food or soft drinks allowed on vans)

Bring your camera!

Cancellation Policy
  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.
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  • What a great tour and our tour guide Ernie was super not only did we get to see a lot, but his history of the area and the sport was second to none. Would highly recommend this to others.

  • Loved the tour. The guide was extremely knowledgeable. He had been in the horse business since he was 12 and knew the horses, statistic and interesting facts.

  • Wonderful tour, very informative, super value. Roy Riley was our driver - great job, Roy.

  • Very good tour of Lexington horse farms. I learned lot about horse racing and enjoyed the tour very much. Tour guide was very informative, I would recommend this tour to anyone who had an interest into horse racing.

  • Tour director Ernie was awesome! He was very friendly and informative, and with many years of experience in the house industry with a lot of knowledge to share. I recommend the morning tour, you'll get to see morning workouts at Keeneland. Keeneland and final stop a horse farm with several foals were personal highlights of our tour. Highly recommended for all ages.

  • Very great tour! Our tour guide Roy was awesome, funny, professional, and very knowledgeable.

  • Our tour guide, Roy was absolutely excellent. It was clear he wanted to share every piece of history and knowledge he had with us. Us central Ohio folks enjoyed learning about all he had to offer. And the stops at the farms and the racetrack were just very cool. Hepful hint: pack a snack and water. It lasted a bit over three hours. We would absolutely recommend it to anybody and everybody.

  • This tour was outstanding............one of the best hubby and I have ever experienced. Extremely interesting. Ernie, our guide, shared a wealth of knowledge, and took us to unbelievably beautiful and impressive places. Highly recommended. Thank you!

  • One of the BEST tours we have taken part in!!!! The tour guide was very friendly and knowledgeable of everything and we learned a lot about the day to day operation of the horse industry in Lexington Ky!!! Highly recommend this tour if your in the Lexington area

  • Great Tour Guide. Loved the tour. Beautiful Country Side and gorgeous homes. Lexington is a great place to retire if you like peace and beauty. Not to mention horses .

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