Articles Tagged 'Kentucky'

Darley’s Travel Blog

Happy 40th Anniversary to the Kentucky Horse Park

The Kentucky Horse Park is celebrating its 40th year anniversary! The park, which opened in 1978, is a horse lover's theme park, playing host to 140 horses at any given time and sometimes more. This working horse farm has a twice daily Parade of Breeds Show, showcasing horse breeds from around...

Darley’s Travel Blog

YQA -  Where to Horse Ride Amid Wildflowers

In honor of the first day of spring, check out these destinations to ride horses amid wildflowers. Alaska, Kentucky, Hawaii's Big Island and Ireland trail riding. by Darley Newman Spring is finally here! After a long winter, hopefully everyone is finally digging out. Besides where t...

Equestrian Travel Articles

Through the Ears at the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event

Sure, walking the Rolex Kentucky cross-country course is all well and good, but why walk when you can ride? by Jocelyn Pierce While covering the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event for Practical Horseman, I had the unique opportunity to take part in the Rolex Ride the Course, a leisurely ride aroun...

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Mammoth Cave National Park’s First Creek Trail in Kentucky

A passionate trail rider who volunteers with the Mammoth chapter of the Backcountry Horsemen describes a trail riding experience we all might hope to enjoy in Kentucky's Cave Country. by Doris Dorsey How does one begin to tell tales of a trail when living adjacent to it most of t...

Darley’s Travel Blog

Meeting Retired Thoroughbreds at Old Friends in Kentucky

Meet legendary Thoroughbreds and some unlikely residents of Old Friends Farm, which you can tour on a visit to Kentucky. by Darley Newman I recommend any horse lover take a trip through Lexington, just to drive past the impressive horse farms. Lush rolling bluegrass, white and black picket fen...

Equestrian Travel Articles

A Beginner’s Guide to the Kentucky Horse Park

What to see and do at this Lexington working horse farm and educational theme park that's been open since 1978. by Sara Clendenin Hello again, friends! I am bringing you back to Lexington, Kentucky in this article, and several others to come, as you will see. While I do live in the a...

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5 Vacation Stops for Horse Lovers- Where You Don’t Have to Ride

Great cities, towns and villages where equestrian culture and activities abound for horse lovers. by Darley Newman Many modern day horse lovers don’t regularly ride, whether it’s because they are urban-bound, don’t have the time or are suffering from a past injury. Whatever t...

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Lexington, Kentucky for Horse Lovers

Touted as the “Horse Capital of the World,” Lexington, Kentucky is a great place for singles, families and groups to enjoy a variety of horsey excursions. by Darley Newman I've traveled to Lexington more than a few times to enjoy great equestrian sporting events like the Rolex ...

Equestrian Travel Articles

Bring Your Own Horse: Bed, Barn, and Breakfast

For riders looking for the charm of a B&B with the added bonus of exploring a new area on your own horse, here are a few options for your next weekend getaway. by Alexandra Begley California B&B's for Horse Lovers The Enchanted April Inn in Pilot Hill, California is about as elega...