Secretariat, Justify and American Pharoah all began as knee-knocking foals. In this series, we tour Kentucky’s most iconic horse farms and follow equine veterinarians into the foaling stables, getting an exclusive look at the next great horses bred in the Bluegrass. People come from all over the world to breed their horses here, and this five-part series shows you why.
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The Saddlebred horse was first bred in America, and is known for its fancy footwork and gentle disposition. In this episode, we visit Wingswept Farm to see Saddlebred foals and learn about the process of egg harvesting and surrogate breeding that makes this breed so unique.
Many farms in Kentucky are home to extremely famous horses, and several of them are available to see on professionally guided tours. In this episode, we’ll visit world-famous Ashford Stud, home to Triple Crown winners American Pharoah and Justify. You’ll see just how close each visitor gets to these incredible horses that continue to impact the racing world.