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Claiborne Farm

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Great Tour of Historic Horse Farm

This was much better than expected. It could have been the great weather, but the tour and tour... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
John J
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Dallas, Texas
Foal Patrol Tour

We went on a special Foal Patrol tour at Claiborne Farm. The farm is beautiful and the staff are... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Jennifer K
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Chicago, United States
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was much better than expected. It could have been the great weather, but the tour and tour guide were great. It was about an hour and 15 minutes. Takes about 90 minutes from Louisville, so good they now have a public restroom at the...More

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AllisonB2217, Manager at Claiborne Farm, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We're glad to hear we exceeded your expectations, John! Thank you for coming for a visit all the way from Louisville!

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We went on a special Foal Patrol tour at Claiborne Farm. The farm is beautiful and the staff are friendly. There is a visitor center with a gift shop and nice bathrooms. On our tour, we drove our own cars - following a staff member...More

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AllisonB2217, Manager at Claiborne Farm, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Jennifer, we're always trying to come up with fun, new experiences for our guests so we're glad to hear you enjoyed the Foal Patrol tour! Thank you for visiting!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You don't get to tour the entire farm because it is a working farm, but you get to see the breeding barn, and the stables where the retired champions live, and you get some interaction with the horses, and also a ton of information about...More

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AllisonB2217, Manager at Claiborne Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the review, Kathryn! We're certain it will be helpful for others and are honored you consider us a must see. :)

Reviewed 1 week ago

Claiborne is the mecca of Thoroughbred farms. 100 + years of history and success. You can't get much better than that. Steeped in tradition. It's awe-inspiring to be in the presence of greatness - both past and present. Tour guides are very knowledgeable, Visitors Center...More

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AllisonB2217, Manager at Claiborne Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the review! We're so glad you enjoyed your visit and consider us a must-see!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Tour was informative and professional. We were able to get up close and pet the Horses. We understood not a lot of other Horse farms are open to the public for tours. This tour gave us a better understanding about all the hub bub of...More

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AllisonB2217, Manager at Claiborne Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We're glad you found the tour informative and expanded your knowledge of the Thoroughbred industry, including the Derby! Thank you for the review!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes, one of the stallions is insured for $85 million and you get to touch him! This was an outstanding tour and our tour guide was excellent. Learning about life on a stud farm, including a history of the stallions in residence and a history...More

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AllisonB2217, Manager at Claiborne Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We're so happy to hear you had a memorable experience at Claiborne, including your time with War Front! We hope to see you again.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our 2nd time visiting Claiborne. Both times we had a different guide leading us around; both were extremely knowledgeable and informative. Claiborne farm tours are a little better than most, because they actually pull a few of the horses out and allow people...More

1  Thank MeganRudder
AllisonB2217, Manager at Claiborne Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you, Megan! We're happy to hear that you learn something new each time you visit. It's out hope that our guests will continue to come back and see us!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a treat! Everyone we met from the gift shop salesgirl to our KNOWLEDGE (as in has worked there for 33 years!)tour guide, Joe, was attentive, helpful, fun, informative and just plain Kentucky nice!! We saw and learned SO much more than we thought we...More

Thank Rebecca M
AllisonB2217, Manager at Claiborne Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you, Rebecca! Kentucky's just a good place to be, and we're so happy you felt that way at Claiborne too! We look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This tour was a surprise find, introduced to us by our Bed and Breakfast host. It was a fantastic opportunity to see a real, working stud farm and learn directly from one of the staff what this world of thoroughbreds is all about. They even...More

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AllisonB2217, Manager at Claiborne Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much! We're honored that we top your list for Kentucky destinations and are so happy to hear you learned a lot from our grooms.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our visit to Claiborne farm. Our guide, Joe, was wonderful. He was very personable, knowledgeable and informative. This is a must see if you are in the area.

Thank Teresa C
AllisonB2217, Manager at Claiborne Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the review, Teresa! We're glad you all had a great visit.

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Susan B
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Response from Rachel P | Reviewed this property |
If I remember correctly I believe it is, I would call to confirm though. The only part that isn’t paved is the cemetery.
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BADLANDS007
April 29, 2017|
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Response from Jerry L | Reviewed this property |
David I reread my answer to see if I hit what you needed. I am not familiar with Rosecrest Farm, but since you are coming from so far away, may I suggest personally calling the farms you would like to see, you may get... More
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Marta C
July 31, 2016|
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Response from palandis6224 | Reviewed this property |
It is open 7 days a week, with tours at 10am. They are by appointment, and are free...however it is customary to tip the groom that gives your tour.
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