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Kentucky Horse Park, Lexington, Kentucky

 
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Distance from city center: 9.1mi
Sayuri87's pictureby Sayuri87 Family & Fun travel tip
added on the 16th of February, 2011
If you've seen the movie or know about the famous race horse Secretariat, than you would probably wouldn't want to miss a trip to the Kentucky Horse Park, which is one the most well-kept, internationally recognized horse breeding companies in the US.

There is always something going on, so check their website regularly, especially if you're planning on visiting or touring the park. Of course the main highlight of the place are the horses, so go on a date when you're certain you will be able to 'meet' them, ride or pet one of them. It's a definite must!

Address:
4089 Iron Works Pkwy, Lexington, KY 40511, USA

Price:
Ticket prices range from $9 to $21

Opening Hours:
Varies. Check their website.

On the web:
http://www.kyhorsepark.com/

 
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