Horse show jumping at an equestrian event in Kentucky

The Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event is one of the most prestigious equestrian competitions in the world, and takes place each year in Lexington, Kentucky. This exciting event brings together top riders from around the globe to compete in three different equestrian disciplines: dressage, cross-country, and show jumping.

Most of the action happens at the Kentucky Horse Park, a world-renowned equestrian facility that features state-of-the-art arenas, stables, and training facilities. The event typically takes place over four days in late April or early May, and draws thousands of spectators from around the world. This year the event will take place from April 27th to April 30th.

One of the most exciting parts of the Kentucky Three-Day Event is…

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Thoroughbred stallion on a horse farm in Kentucky

Lexington is often referred to as the "Horse Capital of the World" due to its rich history and culture surrounding horses. The city is home to many notable horse farms, each with their own history and famous race horses. In this post, we'll explore some of the most famous horse farms in Lexington and the famous race horses associated with them.

Claiborne Farm

Located in Paris just northeast of Lexington, Claiborne Farm is one of the most iconic and historic horse farms in the Lexington area. Founded in 1910, the farm has been home to many famous race horses, including Secretariat, Bold Ruler, and Seabiscuit. Secretariat, in particular, is widely regarded as one of the greatest race horses of all time, having won the Triple Crown in 1973.…

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Musician playing a guitar at a live music event in Lexington, Kentucky

If you love catching live music shows, Lexington is the place to be. On any given night you can find venues with bands playing everything from rock to country, bluegrass and more. If you’re looking for some great tunes to go along with your bourbon and beer, these are some of the best places in Lexington to hear live music. 

Manchester Music Hall

Housed in a historic building in the Distillery District that was once the Old Tarr Distillery warehouse, Manchester Music Hall brings in bands from all over the nation. The venue has a large stage, lots of space to accommodate crowds, and a full bar. They host special musical guests on a regular basis, as well as fun events like speed dating, dances and comedy shows.

899 Manchester Street,…

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 Girl learning to ride a horse on a Lexington, KY horse farm

One of the great things about owning a horse farm in Lexington, Kentucky is that there are so many ways you can use your property to earn extra income and serve the equestrian community at the same time. From horse boarding to training, there are many different ways to make use of your land, facilities, horses and experience. These are a few services you can offer on your Lexington horse farm.

Horse Boarding

Horse boarding is one of the most popular services that a Lexington horse farm can offer. Many horse owners need a safe and comfortable environment to place their horses while they are away. Horse boarding services can be a great way to generate a steady stream of income while also providing a valuable service to horse owners in the area.

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 Farm equipment at a farm auction in Kentucky

The 40th Annual Fayette County Farm Bureau’s Farm Equipment Consignment Auction is an event that has been eagerly anticipated by the farming community in Fayette County. This year's event is set to be bigger and better than ever, offering a wide variety of farm equipment, from tractors to harvesters, at competitive prices. Here's what you need to know about this year's auction:

When and Where:

The 40th Annual Fayette County Farm Equipment Auction will be held on Saturday, March 18th, at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Texas. The gates will open at 8:30 a.m. for registration and viewing of the equipment. Live online bidding is also available.

What to Expect:

At this year's auction, you can expect to see a wide range of farm…

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Glass of bourbon on a barrel at a Kentucky bourbon distillery

The city of Lexington, located in the heart of Kentucky, is home to some of the best bourbon distilleries in the world. Here, you will find a rich history and a deep connection to the land, with generations of families producing the finest spirits. Whether you're a seasoned connoisseur or a newcomer to the world of bourbon, the distilleries in Lexington are not to be missed.

Woodford Reserve Distillery

The Woodford Reserve Distillery is a must-visit for anyone interested in the history and culture of bourbon. Founded in the late 1700s, Woodford Reserve is one of the oldest distilleries in the Lexington area and now a National Historic Landmark. It is known for its rich, smooth spirits. Visitors can take a tour of the distillery, learn about the…

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Farmers market sign next to fresh produce

Farmer's markets are an excellent place to buy fresh produce, meet local farmers and artisans, and get involved in your community. In Lexington, Kentucky, there are a variety of farmer's markets to choose from, each offering a unique experience and a wide range of products. In this post, we will explore some of the best farmer's markets in and around Lexington, Kentucky.

Lexington Farmers Market

Located in the heart of downtown Lexington, the Lexington Farmers Market is one of the largest and most well-known in the area. It is open year-round on Saturdays and offers a wide variety of products including local produce, baked goods, artisanal cheeses, meats, and more. The Lexington Farmers Market is also a great place to enjoy live music and grab a…

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Several holidays are fast approaching - Halloween, Thanksgiving and, of course, Christmas.

With so many opportunities to celebrate coming up, there will be ample opportunity to decorate your property. This includes the house of course, and maybe even the barn.

Of course, if you are planning to decorate any space where your animals habitate, you have to take special care to ensure that your decorations are set up safely, and nothing harmful to your animal we’ll be easily reachable.

We’ve put together a few quick holiday barn decorating safety tips to ensure that you, and your animals, can get the most out of the holidays, while remaining safe.

Lights & Electronics

Lights are a great way to literally light up any space - be it festive…

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welcome to kentucky sign

Lexington may be the undisputed king when it comes to Kentucky horse farms, after all its reputation as “horse capital of the world” is far-reaching, but it’s not the only Bluegrass community out there with incredible farms.

The wide-open and gently rolling landscape of green that surrounds the city of Lexington is dotted with a number of small communities that you may not have considered.

Here are 4 fantastic Kentucky farm communities found just outside Lexington.

Versailles

Versailles is known for its diverse landscape - wooded areas contrasting with the secluded and hilly regions found closer to the Kentucky River. As the seat of Woodford County, the community is really at the center of it all - be it bourbon distilleries or some of the…

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keeneland racetrack and equestrian training facility in lexington, ky

Lexington has surely earned its title of "Horse Capital of the World". In addition to cultivating some of the best horse-raising land in the United States, the community is also the home to some of the top equestrian facilities found anywhere.

Join us as we explore some of the top Lexington area horse facilities below.

Keeneland Racetrack

https://www.keeneland.com/
4201 Versailles Rd, Lexington, KY 40510

Keeneland racetrack was founded back in 1936. Since then it has distinguished itself as an internationally renowned racecourse and among the top thoroughbred auction houses in the industry.

To say Keeneland is synonymous with horse racing in the Lexington area would be a gross understatement. The local institution has done so much to…

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