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Horse Farm Tours

The Thoroughbred Center is nestled among some of the most lavish horse farms in Lexington, KY.  Our tour offers a ‘behind the scenes’ look at the daily care and training of Thoroughbred Race Horses. During the tour you will get to watch morning workouts, see horses up close at track side, in the paddocks and barns, and visit with professionals who will answer questions. Learn how Thoroughbreds are trained for racing and experience a typical day in the life of a racehorse. Come to The Thoroughbred Center to learn why and how Central Kentucky came to be the Horse Capital of the World!

Guided Tours:

Tours run once each day and last approximately 90 minutes.
Self-guided tours are not permitted. Tour space is limited. 

April 1 – October 31
Monday – Saturday: 9 am 
     Reservations are Recommended

November 1 – March 31
Monday – Friday: 9 am
     Reservations and a 4-person minimum are Required

For vacation planning assistance or information on the Bluegrass Region contact VisitLEX.

•    Adults: $15 per person
•    Children (12 and under): $8 per person
•    Children 2 and under: FREE
•    Groups (20+): $10 per person
* Please note that we can provide meals for group tours.

To make a reservation, click the Book Now button
or call (859) 293-1853 to reserve your seat over the phone. 

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For groups 20 or more, contact our Tour Coordinator at or call (859) 293-1853.

Gift Cards Available!

Want to go to the Kentucky Derby?

Check out the “Kentucky Derby Package” by Prime Sport! This exciting package includes deluxe accommodations at the Hilton Lexington Downtown, Grandstand seating for the Kentucky Oaks & Kentucky Derby race days, round-trip motorcoach transfers and fantastic tour destinations including The Thoroughbred Center.