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Old Friends at Dream Chase Farm

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1841 Paynes Depot Rd, Georgetown, KY 40324-9138
+1 502-863-1775
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Beautiful horses in a beautiful setting

Old Friends does everything well. The tour guide was incredibly knowledgeable about the horses... read more

Reviewed yesterday
NNJ1204
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Cincinnati, Ohio
What a beautiful farm!!!

From the time we arrived until we left the southern hospitality was perfect! Lisa, our tour guide... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
idlewoman
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Algonquin,Il
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Horse Racing's Living History Museum! At Old Friends, the non-profit Thoroughbred Retirement Center in Georgetown, KY, the horses may not be racing anymore, but they are winners everyday. Founded in 2003 by former Boston Globe film critic...more
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1841 Paynes Depot Rd, Georgetown, KY 40324-9138
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+1 502-863-1775
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Reviewed yesterday

Old Friends does everything well. The tour guide was incredibly knowledgeable about the horses, their histories, the history of how the farm came together and just about anything one could think to ask. I grew up around horses, and tt was very obvious the horses...More

Thank NNJ1204
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

From the time we arrived until we left the southern hospitality was perfect! Lisa, our tour guide was great! You can tell she absolutely loves her job and the horses. The horses are so well cared for and we learned a lot about the history...More

Thank idlewoman
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Reviewed 6 days ago

If you are a fan of Horse Racing, you have to visit your "Old Friends" at Dream Chase Farm. Some of the highest-achieving, and highest-grossing horses in recent history are here for an up-close and personal visit. Considering the 30 year lifespan of a typical...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely beautiful place! Would have given 5 stars if our tour guide, Jane, wasn’t so rude. She probably yelled and/or talked very degrading to at least 5 people in our small group. By the end, our entire tour group had bonded over to sole fact...More

Thank Taylor R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was awesome seeing these retired champion thoroughbreds at Old Friends Farm. One of the highlights of my derby weekend was getting to see the different personalities of the horses, and feeding them carrots. It's a must stop for anyone visiting the Lexington area.

Thank Cole_45
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my 5th visit to Old Friends. I ALWAYS visit when I'm in the Lexington area, & enjoy the farm tour very much. I love meeting the horses and feeding them carrots is AWESOME !! The staff is so kind, & the seeing Horses...More

Thank mybigred94
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A hard-tugging real life story unfolds before visitors. History stands in the paddocks with legendary horses and their real tales. A feel good stop in Lexington. Please consider my photos.

Thank LorenzoelJefe
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our Old Friends tour was a unique experience since you get to see retired horses, some famous and some not as well known. Our guide, a volunteer, was exceptional and knew the horses very well. We got to feed the horses carrots and pet them...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Where can you go to get up close and personal with some of the racing greats/! This place is fantastic! I have been a horse lover my entire life and it breaks my heart when these wonderful creatures are tossed aside. Not here. This is...More

Thank TLM724
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is truly amazing! You get to meet the horses and hear their incredible stories. The passion and love radiating from the people that run this farm is felt throughout the property. We were lucky enough to have the founder Michael jump on our...More

Thank jamiej86
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missysissy
16 August 2017|
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Response from vivienleigh | Reviewed this property |
it is about a mile or so on uneven terrain between paddocks and that is mostly grass or gravel covered. We do have a golf cart available that will be driven by the tour guide for those guests with mobility challenges. Please... More
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Alexia S
25 March 2017|
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Response from vivienleigh | Reviewed this property |
Adults are $10, children ages 6-12 are $5. Children 5 and under are free. I am a long-time volunteer and the proceeds benefit the continued care of the horses. Thank you.
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Gretchen R
25 July 2016|
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Response from Tom Z | Reviewed this property |
No need to bring treats for the horses, but please leave behind a generous donation.
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