The Horse Lover's Guide to Kentucky

August 2010 - Posts

Old Friends (Equine) Retirement Home

Sure, there are countless Thoroughbred and all-breed rescue and retirement facilities around the country, but Old Friends in Georgetown, Ky., has some particularly dignified retirees.... Read More

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Fiberglass Horses and River Gorges

Horse Mania has hit the streets of Lexington in preparation for the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG). Now through Oct. 15, nearly 150 vibrant, life-sized fiberglass horses and foals can be spotted turned-out around the city.... Read More

The Horse Capital's Capitol

Lexington is often dubbed the “Horse Capital of the World,” but Kentucky’s true capital lies 26 miles away in the city of Frankfort.... 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.