Articles Tagged 'Lexington'

Happy 40th Anniversary to the Kentucky Horse Park

Darley's Travel Blog — April 8, 2018
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… Read more »

Meeting Retired Thoroughbreds at Old Friends in Kentucky

Darley's Travel Blog — March 1, 2018
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 fences, old… Read more »

A Beginner’s Guide to the Kentucky Horse Park

Equestrian Travel Articles — November 16, 2014
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… Read more »

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

Darley's Travel Blog — May 1, 2014
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 the reason, there are many great places… Read more »

Lexington, Kentucky for Horse Lovers

Darley's Travel Blog — May 1, 2014
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 Three Day, for… Read more »

Southeastern Equestrian Trails Conference Highlights

Darley's Travel Blog — July 15, 2012
My adventures in Lexington, Kentucky at the largest equestrian trails conference in the nation and a barn party. by Darley Newman It was nice to meet so many people who care about horse riding, sustainable trails, conservation and horse communities in Lexington, Kentucky for the Southeastern Equestrian Trails Conference (SETC).… Read more »

Meet me at the Southeastern Equestrian Trails Conference

Darley's Travel Blog — July 9, 2012
On Saturday, July 14th, I'm speaking at the 2012 Southeastern Equestrian Trails Conference (SETC), the largest equestrian trails conference in the nation, at The Hilton in downtown Lexington, Kentucky. I'll be showing exciting video, talking about my world travels on horseback and sharing information on horsey communities, trails and equestrian… Read more »

Cross Country at the Rolex Three Day

Darley's Travel Blog — April 23, 2012
Watch a video from the Rolex Three Day's Cross-Country Course and learn about this fast-paced equestrian competition. by Darley Newman This year's Rolex Kentucky Three-Day is fast approaching. This annual spring qualifying event for the Olympic Games and World Championships draws large crowds to Lexington's Kentucky Horse Park for world… Read more »

Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Jane Beshear Interview

Darley's Travel Blog — April 22, 2012
Hear from Kentucky's First Lady Jane Beshear about the sport of eventing and the Rolex Three Day in video interview. by Darley Newman At the Rolex Three Day at Lexington's Kentucky Horse Park, I was able to meet Kentucky's First Lady Jane Beshear and get her take on the sport… Read more »

Kentucky- Kentucky Horse Park Video

Darley's Travel Blog — June 15, 2011
Take a video tour of the Kentucky Horse Park! by Darley Newman One of the highlights of my visit to Kentucky was the Kentucky Horse Park. I had imagined that it was a Disneyland for horse lovers and it is. There are breeds from around the world, museums, shows and… Read more »