Tag: Kentucky

Highlights of our Kentucky Derby adventure

Wow. A simple word to describe our recent experience at the Kentucky Oaks and Kentucky Derby. A dream come true for me to attend these races where I watched history being made. 2 In addition to amazing, sunny weather in Louisville, our days went off without a hitch. We met many people, saw beautiful horses,

On the road to the Kentucky Oaks and Derby

If you know me, even just from reading this blog, you know I have loved horses since I was a child. I rode hunter/jumpers for many years until my bone cancer diagnosis and surgery replaced my femur with titanium. One of my jobs before my diagnosis was exercising race horses. Despite not being able to

Touring Kentucky’s horse racing farms

I’ve been obsessed with horses since I was a child. I started riding horses when I was nine, evolving into a hunter/jumper rider and then dressage. I exercised racehorses in college and had visions of becoming a horse veterinarian. I followed horse racing, getting a subscription to The Blood Horse magazine and watching races on

A memorable return to Kentucky Horse Park

If you are a horse lover, you most likely have been to Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, where this four-legged, beautiful creature is on full display for visitors to learn about and fall more in love with. Horses were my first love and filled my life for years. When my husband suggested we stop at