Couple in field petting thoroughbreds


Welcome to
Horse Country

No other place in America or indeed the world is as synonymous with horses as Kentucky, home to both the Horse Capital of the World (Lexington) and the Saddlebred Capital of the World (Shelbyville). Here you’ll find legendary horse racing tracks, a wide variety of equestrian activities, and pretty-as-a-picture farms where the most magnificent horses in the world graze on our famed bluegrass. Even if you don’t come to Kentucky a horse lover, you’ll almost certainly leave as one.

Explore Kentucky

Horse Attractions

Horses race down a grass field at Keeneland Race Track in Lexington, KY

Horse Racing

Follow the bugle call to experience the thrill of Kentucky’s horse racing culture, from Keeneland to the Kentucky Derby.

Kentucky Horse park entry

Kentucky Horse Park

Set on a picture-perfect, 1,200-acre working horse farm just outside Lexington, the Kentucky Horse Park is a must-see attraction for horse lovers of all ages.

A bugler in a red jacket sounds the call at the Kentucky Derby, with the twin spires of Churchill Downs in the background

Kentucky Derby & Museum

Amazing athleticism and unrivaled pageantry make the Run for the Roses® a timeless Bluegrass bucket list item.

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