The Horse Lover's Guide to Kentucky

May 2010 - Posts

Ride Through Shaker Village

Located in Harrodsburg, just outside Lexington, is the charming and beautiful Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill. Founded in 1805, this National Historic Landmark is not only a place to go for a taste of old Shaker culture, but a place to get out and hike, bike, and of course, trail ride.... Read More

Derby Winner Winstar Farm

In honor of the owners and breeders of Kentucky Derby 136 winner Super Saver, why not take a look behind the doors and history of Versailles, Kentucky's own WinStar Farm.... Read More

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(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.