A Shackleford Surprise

Warning: this post is long…but wonderful! Wednesday morning in Lexington dawned bright and sunny. We had a 9:30 appointment at Darley Stud, and arrived there right on time. This tour lasted almost an hour and was wonderful! Our tour guide was super friendly and knowledgeable, and we walked along the pastures, into the barns, and[…]

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Kentucky Derby Memories

  With the 137th running of the Kentucky Derby tomorrow, I figured I’d highlight a few of my all-time favorite horses whose hoot-prints left their mark in history. As a horse crazy girl, the Kentucky Derby was like Christmas in May…and with the Preakness and Belmont to follow, the Triple Crown was the best thing[…]

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Three Chimneys Farm – Part I

On the top of my list of things to do while in Lexington was to stalk famous retired racehorses. If any of you out there love celebrities, visiting Three Chimneys Farm for me would be like creeping around Brad Pitt’s house for you. In order to tour the farm, we had to make a reservation[…]

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