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Come and visit Ashford Stud, international breeding giant Coolmore’s home in the Blue Grass. Coolmore also have large operations in Ireland and Australia, making us one of the biggest bloodstock players globally. Behind Ashford’s historic stone...more
Chris was just so awesome!
Answered so many questions. He is full of information. Have you ever experienced a person that you know his heart is in his job. He loves these horses, he is devoted to breeding the best possible Thoroughbreds. He respects his...More
As one who doesn’t know/care much about horse racing I looked forward to seeing a slice of a foreign world at the recommendation of a host; and believe me Ashford Stud didn’t disappoint. Our tour guide Chris was utterly fantastic: as a man who works...More
Fascinating tour, fascinating world. Chris is a most excellent tour guide with a Gaelic accent to die for. You see working stables, grounds, the stud facility, and even the cemetery for world renowned stallions. Come and see history!
It is amazing to see such majestic and beautiful animals. Unfortunately some of the better known horses are in the Southern Hemisphere "sowing their oats" when it is summer in the Norther Hemisphere, but there are still some beautiful horses here. And the grounds are...More
As we were visiting horse country while in Kentucky, it made sense to visit a thoroughbred farm. Coolmore America-Ashford Stud looked both beautiful and sounded fantastic as we researched where to go. They did not disappoint. The drive to Coolmore, as we were coming from...More
I literally couldn’t wait to write this review. So often we are all quick to complain and not so quick to praise.....Coolmore deserves lots of praising! Just lovely from start to finish! From our tour guide with his adorable Irish accent to the grounds to...More
We booked this tour to see triple crown horse American Pharoah. It’s was so great to see him & be up close for a picture. Seeing all the other stations is also a real treat. The property is just beautiful.