The Horse Lover's Guide to Kentucky

January 2010 - Posts

Horse Park Past and Present

Okay, so it’s not the ideal time of year to spend a day touring the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, but it’s never to early to start blogging about it in anticipation for the World Equestrian Games! ... Read More

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Versailles' Famed Horse Farms

Versailles (Kentucky, that is) is located just outside Lexington and is another bluegrass horse farm hotspot. Its scenic country roads, quaint community charm, and resident bourbon distillery – Woodford Reserve – make it a place to include on a driving tour or daytrip.... Read More

The International Museum of the Horse

The International Museum of the Horse in Lexington is a one-of-a-kind stunning tribute to the horse. It’s collections are full of priceless equine art, artifacts, and historic and educational resources. ... Read More

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Newport's Watery Wonderland

Patti Nickell tells us how to beat the post-holiday blues and below-average winter temps without shelling out the big bucks for a Caribbean cruise or a jaunt to the Costa del Sol or Italian Riviera. ... Read More

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About This Blog

(Archived) Based on veteran travel writer Patti Nickell’s A Horse Lover’s Guide to Kentucky, this weekly blog is your ultimate guide to the equine capital of the world, and a place to discuss the commonwealth’s most unique attractions. Each week will feature a different destination with related photos, video, and upcoming events. The blog is an essential tool for visitors planning to attend the 2010 World Equestrian Games, and will run up until the Games’ October start date.