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“continuing care for horses”

Old Friends at Dream Chase Farm
Ranked #1 of 18 things to do in Georgetown
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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 Michael Blowen, Old Friends cares for more than 135 horses across three states, many of them stallions whose racing and breeding careers came to an end. A "Rural Hall of Fame", the farm welcomes visitors to get up close and personal with such stars of the turf as Breeders' Cup Champion Gulch, Belmont Stakes winner Sarava, millionaire gelding Arson Squad, and many more. Hear their stories, meet them in person...Er..Horse. Our guests come to visit a few ex-racehorses, they leave having been touched by the heart of a Thoroughbred hero. Tours are daily at 10:00, 1:00 & 3:00 with a reservation.
Reviewed 3 October 2013

Nice way for a city person to see and learn about horses. The short walk around the property was pleasant.

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Reviewed 22 September 2013 via mobile

This was one of our favorite things we did! After taking tours of the raceways, it was great to see where some of these wonderful animals make their home. The Volunteers were amazing & it was so wonderful to we these beautiful animals having such a wonderful life after racing.

Thank Scrappette
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Reviewed 4 September 2013

Was a GREAT highlight of our trip..Took 3 girls 13,11,& 7...All LOVED the tour we had. Was a walking tour so put your gym shoes on & take water incase you get hot! Staff was great!! Answered all kinds of questions, knew each horse very well!! So happy someone is doing something like this for the horses!! Tour was about 2 hours . You can pet & feed the horses...love carrots.. great tour !! DON"T forget to donate to the Farm!!! Would go back again!!!

Thank G H
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Reviewed 2 September 2013

This was an unexpected highlight of our trip. The people who run and volunteer at Old Friends have a true love of horses. They were incredibly friendly and helpful. Worth a tour and donation. Thank you.

Thank Em R
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Reviewed 19 August 2013

What a wonderful place to visit. I recommend going on the early morning (10am) tour. The horses will be out because it's still cool. If you go at 3pm, you might not be able to see as many of them. We took a 6 year old and she did fine. So much to learn about these wonderful animals. Please don't forget to leave a generous donation at the end of your tour....

Thank abnpop
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