Once a Thoroughbred begins its racing career, the level of monitoring and care continues to grow. These are majestic, 1,100-pound athletes we’re talking about, and as with any professional athlete, their success as a racehorse is predicated on ability, training, and care.
Some of these horses don’t just grow to become champions, but to become legends. Get a firsthand look at the place that trained hero American Pharoah:
We can’t say enough about how much we love horses, but you shouldn’t just take our word for it, because nothing compares to encountering one of these extraordinary animals firsthand. And where better to get to know them than Horse Country itself.
Horse Country is a not-for-profit organization that was formed by the farms, clinics, and even feed mills in Kentucky with the goal of providing authentic, engaging experiences that connect guests to the horses, land, and people that inspire love of the animal and Kentucky. So what are you waiting for? Book a trip and get ready to touch, smell, and taste all that Horse Country has to offer.
Want to learn more? Check out the ABCs of horse racing, see beginner’s guides to the sport, and so much more.
Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation is the nation's leading source of equine research funding. The projects it supports enhance the health and safety of horses of all breeds. Additional information about the foundation is available at grayson-jockeyclub.org.