Other Kentucky Favorites

Best Sellers:

Horse Farms & Horse Tales of the Bluegrass:
tells the stories of farms such as Calumet, Elmendorf, and Three Chimneys and the horses they have produced. It also includes a visitor's guide and an area map for self-guided tours.

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Horse Lover's Guide to Kentucky:
is the ultimate tour of the equine capital of the world. Veteran travel writer Patti Nickell explores the cultural and historical importance of the horse to the commonwealth and shows visitors and residents the best places to get up close and personal with horses

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Train Tours:

Bluegrass Scenic Railroad Tours Ride in antique passenger cars through Kentucky Bluegrass horse farm country. Our one hour train ride travels through Trackside Farm, a thoroughbred breeding farm and Right of Way farm, a standard bred operation. Views from the train include typical agriculture including corn, tobacco, soy beans, and cattle. Trains leave at 2pm each Saturday and Sunday from Mid May through October.


Lexington Connection
Rooms Available During WEG: Sept 25 - Oct 10, 2010

The Lexington Connection has several blocks of rooms during the World Equestrian Games. Rooms for groups and individuals, Minimum stays of 4 to 7 nights. Rates range from $178 to $399 per night. We are offering historic inns in the surrounding country side, a golf resort, motels, hotels, and self-catering extended stay accommodations. Sites range from 10 minutes to 1 hour from the Kentucky Horse Park. Offered by: Lexington Connection: contact Sandy Hough at 859-825-8986 or email slhlexcon@yahoo.com or Nancy Grimes 859-489-1487 or email lexingtonconnection@gmail.com.


Lexington Visitor Bureau:

visitlex.com Lexington Convention & Visitor Bureau Website: www.visitlex.com
Farm Video Tours: Beyond the Stone Fences
Featuring: Three Chimneys Farm, Mt. Brilliant Farm, Donamire Farm, Calumet Farm

Special Events:

IEF International Equestrian Festival: The IEF will be held in the state-of-the-art convention center in downtown Lexington, KY from September 25 - October 10 and is designed to complement the World Equestrian Games (WEG) eight world championships in reining, dressage, show jumping, eventing, endurance, driving, vaulting and para-equestrian. Administered by the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI), the Games are held every four years, with 2010 marking the first time for the United States to host the competitions. Over 600,000 spectators from over 50 countries are expected in Lexington, KY for these events.

The multi-million dollar International Equestrian Festival will include a 16-day equestrian conference, live demonstration arena, and an international shopping expo for 300 retail stores, with industry-icon Hopper Expositions directing the expo. It is also the pick-up and drop-off location during WEG for the famous Kentucky horse farm tours purchase via www.HorseCapitalTours.com.