Lexington, Kentucky is the Horse Capital of the world, located in the Bluegrass region of the Bluegrass state. It is the North of the South and the South of the North. Check out the links below for suggestions on where to visit when in the Lexington area.
Ride the scenic bike trail.
Keeneland Thoroughbred Race Course
Watch the ponies run and lose all your money.
Red Mile Harness Track
Watch harnessed ponies run and lose all your money.
Get a map. Take a hike.
Lexington Horse Park
Check out the horse museum, ride a pony, tour the horse farm.
If you’re in Kentucky during the first weekend in May, you’ll probably be attending the famous races at Churchill Downs Racetrack.
Lexington Horse Polo
The only downtown movie theatre showing hand-picked films
Waveland State Historic Park
A historic hemp plantation