Kentucky Travel Videos, DVD, Touring, Sightseeing, Vacation, Destination
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Item Code : EQUI17804DVD. Equitrekking. 30 Minutes. Kentucky is a state well known for its horses. In Equitrekking Kentucky, discover wildflowers, a historic mill site and rolling green hills on the trails at Shaker Village on horseback. With Shaker Village's naturalist, Emmy nominated host Darley Newman gets the rare chance to ride horses through the center of this well-preserved historic village. Viewers learn about Kentucky's agricultural past as Darley rides smooth Tennessee Walking horses with a local resident, who is proud of her multi-generational farm and its heritage. Next, take on the trails at Land Between the Lakes and Barren River State Park in Western Kentucky, imagining what this land looked like at a time when Native Americans and buffalo roamed the tall grasslands of Kentucky. In Lexington, join Darley and see diverse breeds at the Kentucky Horse Park and attend a fast-paced, world-class equestrian competition, the Rolex Three Day. Next, Darley visits a Thoroughbred rehabilitation center, where horses from the racetrack are rehabilitated so that they may find new homes. Darley is introduced to a very special horse, King D, who has made a positive change and is on the road to finding a new home. Emmy nominated host and producer Darley Newman takes viewers to the best destinations to go horseback riding, exploring with local people to learn about history, culture and stunning wildlife and natural surroundings. Experience equestrian travel as expert Darley takes you riding on the beaches of Southern Spain, in a northern California Redwood Forest, the rainforest in Costa Rica or through the lush, green countryside of Ireland. For both arm-chair travelers and those preparing to take their equestrian adventure, Equitrekking transports viewers to exotic destinations on this Emmy Award winning travel series.
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Item Code : BENN17803Travel Video. DVD Kentucky is a mosaic of cultures and activities. Whether it's the world's fastest racing thoroughbreds, the finest bourbon, or home run-hitting major league baseball bats. Meet artist Mitchell Tolle, who shares his insights into Kentucky and his own experience growing up there and becoming one of the country's foremost water colorist. Experience one of the world's largest thoroughbred auctions at Keeneland Horse Auction, where it can only take minutes to sell a horse for 5 million dollars or more. Then, learn what it's like to train and prepare thoroughbreds for racing at Churchill Downs, home of the Kentucky Derby. For more than a century, major league baseball bats have been made in Louisville, home of the Louisville Slugger. Go inside the production facility to see how they are made and view Babe Ruth's original baseball bat. Fine bourbon making is another indigenous art practiced in Kentucky. Take a tour of the Labrot & Graham distillery where it's still made the traditional way, and visit Blue Grass Cooperage one of only two whisky barrel manufacturers in the USA. In eastern Kentucky natural bridges are the centerpieces for several state parks. The largest is in Carter Cave State Resort Park. Explore Berea, a small tuition-free university town where artists, students and residents alike practice traditional Appalachian arts such as glassmaking, weaving, painting and corn husk doll making. Discover historic Lexington with a charm all its own especially in the older neighborhoods, and visit Woodspring Farm to learn about the equestrian sport of dressage.