kentucky tourism

Kentucky Thoroughbred Farms To Offer Free Tours Through Horse Country

Members of Horse Country will open their gates March 9-10, 2019 for a weekend of special free tours for the third annual “Meet the NEIGHbors” event. The experiences at area equine attractions provide an opportunity for locals to visit a Horse Country member in their own backyard. Meet the NEIGHbors locations represent experiences in categories […]

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Keeneland To Host ‘Railbird,’ A New National Music Festival

A new event will join Keeneland’s calendar in 2019, bringing with it significant economic and tourism impacts for Lexington. And it isn’t a horse race. Nationally renowned festival producer AC Entertainment – of Bonnaroo, Forecastle, High Water, Moon River and other top music festivals – is introducing Railbird Festival, taking place on The Grounds at Keeneland, August […]

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Hermitage Farm Joins Horse Country Tourism Initiative

Horse Country, Inc. is proud to welcome Hermitage Farm to its membership. Hermitage Farm joins members Adena Springs, Airdrie, Ashford (Coolmore America), Blackwood, Brookdale, Claiborne, Crestwood, Darby Dan, Darley, Denali, Diamond A, Gainesway, Hagyard Equine Medical Institute, Hallway Feeds, Hurstland, Keene Ridge, Lanes End, Mill Ridge, Mt. Brilliant, Pin Oak, Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital, […]

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Spendthrift Joins Roster Of Farms In Fan Development Group

Horse Country, Inc. is proud to welcome Spendthrift Farm to its membership. Spendthrift joins members Adena Springs, Airdrie, Ashford (Coolmore America), Blackwood, Brookdale, Claiborne, Crestwood, Darby Dan, Darley, Denali, Diamond A, Gainesway, Hagyard Equine Medical Institute, Hallway Feeds, Hurstland, Keene Ridge, Lanes End, Mill Ridge, Mt. Brilliant, Pin Oak, Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital, Runnymede, […]

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New KY Tourism Group Joins Farms, Equine Businesses

Anne Sabatino Hardy has been selected as the first Executive Director of Horse Country, Inc., a new not-for-profit organization comprising farms, equine medical clinics and equine attractions that will offer tourism experiences to the public. The organization will provide a central booking outlet that will also share the overarching story of Kentucky’s Horse Country and […]

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Beshear Aide Link New Kentucky Horse Park Executive Director

The Kentucky Horse Park Commission announced today that it has selected Jamie Link as the new executive director of the Kentucky Horse Park. “I look forward to working with Jamie as we strive to make the Kentucky Horse Park an even better attraction for visitors to Kentucky,” Gov. Steve Beshear said. “This is an outstanding […]

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Bluegrass Region, Keeneland Make USA Today’s Ten ‘Bucket List’ Destinations

The central Kentucky region made it on the list of ten bucket-list destinations compiled for USA Today by photographer Blaine Harrington III. Harrington advises that a springtime or fall trip to the bluegrass is second on his list due to the opportunities to see racing at Keeneland. Also on the list: Badlands National Park, S.D., Niagra Falls, […]

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