The Horse Lover's Guide to Kentucky

March 2010 - Posts

Trot Over to Raven Run

Within Lexington’s city limits, yet far removed from the hustle and bustle, is a 734-acre pocket of wilderness called Raven Run Nature Sanctuary.... Read More

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Keeneland: A Rite of Spring

To paraphrase the poet who once penned, “In spring, a young man’s thoughts turn to love … ”, in Lexington in the spring, a young man’s (and woman’s) thoughts turn to Keeneland. ... Read More

Spring at the Horse Park

Spring is beginning to show its face in the Bluegrass. Pastures are slowly changing from brown to green, mares and foals are in abundance, and as of March 15, all of the Kentucky Horse Park attractions are up and running.... Read More

Thoroughbred Training Center

The Thoroughbred Training Center off Paris Pike might be one of Lexington’s best-kept secrets. Its (almost) daily tours are also one of the best ways to get up close and personal with these incredible athletes in training.... Read More

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.