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“A Great 4 Hours”
Review of Horse Farm Tours

Horse Farm Tours
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Lexington KY Horse Farm Tour
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: If you are looking for a close encounter with horses, this tour is a must! Horse Farm Tours gives its guests a close-up look at the world's premier Thoroughbred horse farms. You can expect to spend approximately three hours with your tour guide visiting horse farms, Historic Keeneland Race Course and other attractions in the area. 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. Tours run daily at 8:15 am and 12:45 pm. They pick up at the Embassy Suites hotel at 1801 Newtown Pike in Lexington.
Fort Myers, Florida
1 review
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“A Great 4 Hours”
Reviewed September 30, 2013

Our tour on Sept. 16th exceeded our expectations! David does a fantastic job of providing nonstop entertaining information about Lexington horse farms and its owners and characters; the thoroughbred industry and its history; and the beautiful Keeneland facilities, where we were fortunate to view a major horse auction. Learning about thoroughbred breeding at a farm was fascinating to a novice like me. This tour is well done, and certainly worth the time and money.
Bob and Betty Coval, Ft. Myers FL

Visited September 2013
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Kansas City
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“Incredible Tour!!!”
Reviewed September 14, 2013

We took the Horse Farm Tour in September 2013. David was our tour guide and he was awesome. He spoke for more than 4 hours and always had an answer to our questions. The tour greatly exceeded my expectations and I would highly recommend it. We toured Keeneland Race Track and several horse farms. In addition, we drove past a number of horse farms. David's extensive knowledge of thoroughbreds and Kentucky breeding and racing made the time fly. While at Keeneland, one of the breeders recognized David and stopped to talk with him and our group. This made the Keeneland tour very personal and interesting. The van was very comfortable and it was easy to see the sights that David described during our drive. Take this tour, you will not be disappointed.

Visited September 2013
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Charleston, South Carolina
2 reviews
“Lexington Horse Farm Tour”
Reviewed September 11, 2013

I recently visited Lexington and decided to take the Horse Farm Tour on 4 Sept. David was the tour guide for the group I was attached to and he did an awesome job telling about the thoroughbreds industry in the area. He gave us an awesome tour of Keeneland Race Track, explaining all facets of what goes on there. He also provided historical information about the farms and some of the notable horsed that were either born there or retired there. After Keeneland we were treated to a driving and walking tour of several of the farms in the area. Whether you are a diehard horse fanatic or a first timer, this tour is for you. Along with the beautiful animals, you get to see some stunning architecture, and well-manicured grounds.

Visited September 2013
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“Once in a lifetime experience with Horse Farm Tours”
Reviewed September 3, 2013

Being a horse girl, riding for the past 15 years Horse Farm Tours was what I looked forward to most on my trip to Kentucky and it certainly lived up to my every expectation. We started by a drive by the famous Calumet Farm and then to Keeneland racetrack which was absolutely breath taking. We were on the morning tour and got to watch the thoroughbreds gallop on the track. We proceeded to visit 2 other farms (driving through only but very neat!) and then got out at 2 other farms. The tour guide, Sue, was very informative and it didn't matter that I do not follow the horse racing world as she filled us in on everything.
A must for both equestrians and non equestrians wanting to see the most impressive parts of Kentucky!

Visited September 2013
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Peoria, Illinois
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4 attraction reviews
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“Horse Farm Tours, Inc”
Reviewed September 2, 2013

We recently visited Lexington and decided to do the Horse Farm Tours, Inc. based on the reviews I had read here. I must say it was time and money well spent. Our guide, David, was a true gentleman and historian. His tour took us to four different horse farms and the famous Keeneland Race Track. His knowledge was vast and his presentation entertaining. The time passed so quickly. He shared his favorite candy, Bourbon balls, with us. I am still trying to find them. In short, go for it and take this tour.

Visited August 2013
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