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Lexington Kentucky | Best Places to See Horses

While driving through Kentucky's countryside, you can't help but notice the rolling green hills, white-fenced farms, and graceful horses. Lexington has earned the title, "The Horse Capital of the World" and rightfully so! Kentucky is known to have the best grassy farms for breeding and raising horses in the world. Lexington has had an affiliation with horses since the days when early pioneers traveled on horseback through the Cumberland Gap. These early frontiersmen started breeding and racing their horses, a tradition that still continues on to this day. Whether you're in town for a visit or just passing through, here are some of the best places to enjoy horse country in Lexington and Kentucky's Bluegrass region.

  • 1.

    Unique Horse Farm Tours

    Unique Horse Farm Tours

    Come explore the time-honored tradition of running a family horse farm with Unique Horse Farm Tours.

  • 2.

    Keeneland Race Track

    Keeneland Race Track

    Deemed "The Heart and Soul of Lexington," Keeneland Race Track offers an exciting look at horseracing.

  • 3.

    Dream Chase Farm

    Dream Chase Farm

    Located near the Kentucky Horse Park, Dream Chase Farm is where great horse champions go to retire.

  • 4.

    Kentucky Horse Park

    Kentucky Horse Park

    This equine-themed horse park offers an opportunity to get up close and personal with Kentucky's horses.

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