·  Kentucky Equestrian Communities  ·

Information and details about the various Kentucky equestrian communities.

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kentucky-dressage_193Old Taylor Place is located northeast of Louisville in Goshen Kentucky in Oldham County.

The neighborhood features include a picnic area, and a community barn that offers self care boarding to residents.

It is across the street from Hermitage Farms, a leading thoroughbred breeding farm.

And has award winning, Oldham County schools.

To get there is easy, just take W Highway 42 east from Louisville, turn left into subdivision at Old Taylor Trail.


To search for farms for sale in Goshen Kentucky, please visit Goshen Kentucky Farms For Sale.






kentucky-farms_220Sometimes mistakenly referred to as Cardinal Harbor, Cardinal Harbour is located northeast of Louisville in Prospect KY in Oldham County. Built along the Ohio River, it features fast access to water activities.

Features include:

A community stable that offers self care only boarding.

Additionally the neighborhood has a private boat launch, community swimming pools, community lakes, tennis courts, and a community center.

To get there, just take W. Highway 42 from Louisville, turn left on S KY 1793, and turn right at the bottom of the hill onto N Rose Island Road.


If you end up in the Ohio River - it means you should have turned.  :)


To search for horse farms for sale in Prospect and the surrounding area, please visit Prospect KY Horse Farms


majestic-oaks-equestrian-estates_177In The Sentinel-News newspaper today October 19 2007, there was an article regarding a change for one of the local equestrian communities in Louisville Kentucky.

On Tuesday at the Shelby County Triple S Planning and Zoning Commission regularly scheduled meeting, there were a lot of residents from the Majestic Oaks Equestrian Estates community in Simpsonville.

The Majestic Oaks Equestrian Estates developers proposal was to subdivide a 25 acre tract into 5 new lots for the subdivision. This would be a deviation from the equestrian gated communities development plan, particularly its landscaping regulations which states in part that all homeowners would have access to the the subdivision’s equine riding trails.

The president of the Majestic Oaks


shelbyville-kentucky-horse-farms_191Located just east of Louisville in Simponsville Kentucky, Majestic Oaks is a gated equestrian community in Shelby County.

It features riding trails, and a 10 acre lake.

Large, stately brick homes are typical fare here with a minimum 5 acre lots featuring several barns built by local barn builder Larry Smitha.

Shelby County is the self proclaimed Saddlebred Capitol of the World.

To visit Majestic Oaks from Louisville is convenient and easy. Just take I-64 east from Louisville until Exit 28, and its a very short drive on KY 1399 to get there.


Update October 19 2007:  Majestic Oaks Equestrian Development Plan Modified


To search for horse farms for sale in Simpsonville Kentucky and the surrounding area, please visit Simpsonville KY Horse


equestrian_lakes_128Self described as an upscale development, this newcomer to the Louisville Kentucky equestrian communities is a welcome addition. Located east of Louisville in Finchville Kentucky, this community had its open house at the end of July 2007 and appears to be making excellent progress.

Some of the basic information is as follows:

The entire development is over 900 acres in size. Phase 1 is currently underway with a future phase to occur sometime later.

House requirements are a minimum of 4500 sq.ft. And lot sizes start as small as approximately 6 acres with the majority in the 10-12 acre range.

A full care barn is available as a part of the community, as is a covered arena.

And it boasts an 8 miles of trails for hiking or riding. 4 lakes are a part


equestrian_communities_277Located northeast of Louisville KY in Oldham and Henry Counties, just outside of La Grange Kentucky, the L’Esprit equestrian community was the first large, planned development in North Central Kentucky that centered around one thing: horses. The 5400 acres was devoted to Arabian horses largely in part due to the tax incentives that were available at the time of its inception in the 1980s.

The plans for the development featured 60 horse farm tracts ranging in size from 13 - 700 acres. It had its own Quarantine / Receiving center that would keep incoming horses in isolation to avoid the potential spread of any diseases that the newcomers to the community might be carrying. It had its own veterinary and surgery complex, a maintenance area, and its own sales