Kentucky Travel Tips for Horse Lovers

North America | | October 3, 2011 at 12:37 am




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If you are a horse lover and are visiting the US state of Kentucky, then some truly exciting experiences are waiting for you there.

Horse lover's guide to Kentucky

Let us start with the famous Kentucky Derby. The Kentucky Derby is basically the initial leg of the celebrated Triple Crown. It is also a horse race, which is rated among the most storied ones of the world. This race was organized for the first time in the year 1875. The event is held annually on first Saturday of the month of May at the Churchill Downs, a racetrack housed by the city of Louisville. This derby is celebrated as a big event of the state. During your visit to this horse race, you will come across celebrities from different US states and other corners of the world. There designer attires will surely be a big experience for you.

Kentucky Derby

The next place experience waiting for horse lovers is the Kentucky Horse Park. This place houses a wide range of features keeping in mind the likes and dislikes of horse lovers. During your visit to this park, you will get an opportunity of learning minute details about thoroughbreds; if you are interested the place will also inform you about several known and unknown horse breeds. This horse park is not only meant for housing spectator attractions. You can also try out a pony ride or a ride on horseback. There’s also a campground having amenities like volleyball, basketball and tennis courts and swimming pool.

Kentucky Horse Park

The next thrilling site that horse lovers visiting the state of Kentucky shouldn’t miss is the Kentucky Action Park. In the year 1880, Jesse James established a stagecoach at Kentucky. Today, local horse riders and horse riders visiting the state from other parts of the country and the world can come to the riding stables of Jesse James, situated within the premises of Kentucky Action Park.

Kentucky Action Park

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