The Horse Lover's Guide to Kentucky

June 2010 - Posts

Thoroughbred Royalty

Darley at Jonabell Farm is Thoroughbred royalty in every sense of the word. Jonabell’s history dates back to 1946 when it was started by noted horse breeder John A. Bell III. ... Read More

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Out of the Barn and into the Zoo

If you're a horse owner, chances are you're also an all-around animal lover, and there's no better place to visit with the wild and woolly in Kentucky than at the Louisville Zoo. ... Read More

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A Gift From the Desert

The Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games won’t be the only multinational affair coming to the Kentucky Horse Park this year. The park’s International Museum of the Horse has partnered with the Saudi Arabian Equestrian Federation to bring to the Bluegrass the largest and most comprehensive collection of art and artifacts dedicated to the role of the Arabian horse in Near Eastern civilizations. ... 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.