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Unique Horse Farm Tours with Insider Access to Private Farms

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Lexington, United States
Unique Horse Farm Tours with Insider Access to Private Farms

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icon3 hours  (approx.)
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

Kentucky is renowned for its horse programs and farms, this is your chance to see the prestigious facilities up close. Tour area horse farms—some that are usually closed to the public—to get a look at the work that goes into raising and caring for thoroughbreds. The tour includes time to meet and interact with the horses, maybe even feed them their favorite peppermint treats.
  • Tour three horse facilities, including the biggest names in the business
  • Learn about the facilities and families who have been working for generations
  • Enjoy the opportunity to visit and interact with the elegant horses
  • Choose a morning or afternoon tour to suit your schedule best
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Professional Guide
Air-Conditioned Tour Bus
Food and drinks
Embassy Suites by Hilton Lexington/UK Coldstream , 1801 Newtown Pike, Lexington, KY 40511, USA

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This activity will end right where it started.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Tours typically last 2.5 - 3 hours and start at 8:30 AM and 12 Noon
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 13 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Unique Horse Farm Tours
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Unique Horse Farm Tours with Insider Access to Private Farms?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Unique Horse Farm Tours with Insider Access to Private Farms.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Unique Horse Farm Tours with Insider Access to Private Farms?
A:The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
See all safety measures taken by Unique Horse Farm Tours with Insider Access to Private Farms.

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  • "This is a must-see tour, Shawn and his son are EXCELLENT guides!" See review
  • "I highly recommend this tour if you want to learn more about the industry or just see beautiful horses." See review

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Disappointed
Jason_S
, Aug 2022
Very disappointed in our tour. One of the three stops was great. The other two weren’t. Second farm we couldn’t go into the barn and never saw a horse there. Nice barn but the horses were somewhere else. Third farm we just visited horses at a gate. All of these weren’t even throughbeds.
star-5
Exhilarating………
Mark_F
, Aug 2022
Interacting with the horses……….the gorgeous views……….. Sean was a wealth of knowledge………… We’ll be back for sure…………
star-5
A Horse Petting Zoo like Experience
Eugene_M
, Jul 2022
Lots and lots of opportunities to pet horses of all ages-babies, yearlings, mommies. As if we went to horse petting zoos. A dream come true for me.
star-5
Owning a race horse is expensive!
Barbara_C
, Jul 2022
The tour was interesting and the guides were great with great stories. Indeed we got up close with the horses. Seeing the Clydesdales was especially exciting. The nay disappointment was not seeing the yearlings swim.
star-5
Our tour guide gave so...
Andrew_S
, Jul 2022
Our tour guide gave so much info about horse racing and how they raise horses. A trip my wife and I will never forget. If you are a horse lover or want to get close to these majestic creatures, this is a must.
star-5
Trip down horse country in style!
Mollie_E
, Jul 2022
Shaun was so knowledgeable and entertaining. It was so awesome seeing the horses at different stages of their life! We all so loved this experience! Thank you all!
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A personal thoroughbred experience
Randee_E
, Jul 2022
Sean made this tour so personal, we learned so many facts and fun filled. Getting up close to the horses and the farms was amazing. We made this reservation last minute and we sure are happy we did! It did not disappoint one bit. Sean also hVe is a lunch recommendation to Carson’s and it was delicious a perfect day spent in Lexington.
star-5
Well worth your time and money
Laurie_G
, Jul 2022
The awesome guide and his info along the way . I love being up close snd personal with the horses Well worth time and money.
star-3
Disappointing
Roxanne_S
, Jun 2022
Foal running at last the last farm. The tour left a lot to be desired. Barns were the same after the first. We were hoping to see some training or working with the horses.
star-5
Hands on with hirses
Susan_F
, Jun 2022
Being able to pet the horses and foals was great! Our tour guide, Shawn, was great. Told us some great stories!
star-5
Loved seeing the fillies...
Sheri_B
, Jun 2022
Loved seeing the fillies and learning about their blood lines. Our tour guide Shawn was full of knowledge and made our experience unique.
star-5
This one's a winner
Alex_T
, May 2022
Shaun was an excellent guide--his knowledge of the horseracing industry, history, current operations, and key personnel was simply incredible, and my how he made us laugh! Having the opportunity to tour some of the largest, most gorgeous (not to mention expensive) farms in the Lexington/Versailles area was so worth it. You really get up close to the animals & operations, and you will find out much more about horseracing than you ever expected! Great for couples, families, or if you're just passing through solo.
star-4
Kentucky Horse Farm Tour
Deborah_P
, May 2022
Shawn, the tour guide was very personable and friendly. Loved being able to get up close to the horses! I highly recommend this tour!
star-5
The Very Best Tour - Thanks Sean!
William_M
, May 2022
Sean Washington, our tour guide, was outstanding! His knowledge of Lexington, horse racing history, and his overall knowledge of the horse farms we visited and drove buy was unbelievable! He made this tour one we will never forget! Thanks again Sean!
star-5
It’s a winner!
Ann_E
, May 2022
Shaun was a wonderful, informative guide. We truly enjoyed our tour. Our original tour was canceled and we were fortunate to tour with Unique Horse Farms Tours.
star-5
The guide was fantastic....
JoAnne_B
, May 2022
The guide was fantastic. The stops were very interesting and behind the scenes into the racing world
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star-5
Great experience
Mark_B
, May 2022
The 1st and 2nd farms were spectacular. The 3rd, though note as nice gave us more opportunity to pet the horses. The second farm was the most beautiful we had ever seen. It had to be worth several billion.
star-5
Highly recommended
Par_K
, May 2022
Shawn was a great guide and knows everyone! Seeing the beautiful views and interacting with the horses was a great way to spend our day in Lexington.
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Experience
Kevin_R
, May 2022
Great experience!! The horses, the horse farms and the barns were incredible. Beautiful scenery! Just wish we were able to see the horses swimming and feed them when up close.
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Beautiful Horse Farms and Moreb
Regina_R
, May 2022
Truly a Unique experience seeing 3 horse farms and being up close and personable. Sean was our driver and guide for 3 full hours of fun, laughter and history. He made this damp raw day so wonderful and we really enjoyed being able to touch and see where the horses live in the barns. This was a top notch tour with seeing the finest barns and thorough breads horses. Sean had so much personal knowledge from this beautiful town since he has been here his whole life. Lovely man, would highly recommend Unique tours. It’s a father and son operation, you get your money’s worth.

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