The Horse Lover's Guide to Kentucky

July 2010 - Posts

The Home of Horsepower

Bowling Green, Ky., is home to a whole ‘lotta horsepower—but unlike its bluegrass counterparts, this kind runs on four wheels, rather than legs. ... Read More

A Different Breed of Races

The Bluegrass is synonymous with Thoroughbred racing and breeding farms. But Kentucky is home to yet another legendary track better known for its trotters than its sprinters.... Read More

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Ellis Park Race Meet

July 10 marks the opening day of charming Ellis Park's annual live race meet, which runs through Labor Day. The summer meet is highlighted not only by wonderful weather and good times, but also great racing: ... Read More

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Fasig-Tipton Thoroughbred Sales

Fasig-Tipton is one of the oldest Thoroughbred auction companies in the United States, but the sale for some of its youngest stock is right around the corner.... 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.