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

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Thoroughbred Horse Farm Tour in Kentucky

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Updated 07/15/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 07/15/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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 several beautiful thoroughbred farms in Lexington. On your tour, a professional guide details the Kentucky thoroughbred horse lifestyle and culture.
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You'll start at
1801 Newtown Pike
1801 Newtown Pike, Lexington, KY 40511, USAEmbassy Suites Hotel, 1801 Newtown Pike, Lexington 40511. Pick up at main entrance to the Embassy.
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  • 1
    Magdalena Farm,division of McPeek Racing
    Stop: 40 minutes - Admission included
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  • 2
    Kentucky Horse Park
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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You'll end at
1801 Newtown Pike
1801 Newtown Pike, Lexington, KY 40511, USAEmbassy Suites Hotel, 1801 Newtown Pike, Lexington 40511. Pick up at main entrance to the Embassy.
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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 - Magdalena Farm,division of McPeek Racing
  • Entry/Admission - Kentucky Horse Park
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 travelers 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 canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled 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 10 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Tourist668630 wrote a review Yesterday
Canton, Georgia1 contribution
We had Vicky as our tour guide and boy! is she knowledgeable. Very prompt at pick up, explained where we were going next and took proper safety precautions. Loved it !! Highly recommend.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Donna H wrote a review Sep 7
Winter Springs, Florida4 contributions3 helpful votes
Had a great time! John, our tour guide was a wealth of information! We were able to do so much more than if we’d gone on our own.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Ashli W wrote a review Aug 2020
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I booked an 8:30 AM tour, however, it was cancelled as I was the only one that booked it. I was notified at 7:30 AM the day of when I was getting ready to leave. The site does clearly say cancellations are possible. I just wish there would have been a better heads up to know my
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Date of experience: August 2020
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Karin B wrote a review Aug 2020
Vojens, Sonderjylland, Denmark5 contributions1 helpful vote
Very knowledgeable guide - saw loads of beautiful horses and a few jockeys! Rolling hills with small farmhouses and white or black fences a far as you could see.
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Date of experience: August 2020
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RSWwish wrote a review Aug 2020
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Vicky was our driver and tour guide. Due to covid-19 our van was limited to half capacity, a total of 8 plus Vicky. She was very informative and entertaining. The PA system on the van was clear, volume just right and seats comfortable. The tour included several stops where we
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Date of experience: August 2020
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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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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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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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  • Duration: 3h
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