American Pharoah gets fed by Hallway Feeds in Lexington Ky

Hallway Feeds in Lexington Ky
Hallway Feeds in Lexington Ky

Hallway Feeds in Lexington Ky

Did you know that horses need more to eat in addition to our famous Kentucky Bluegrass? They need grain in their diets as well. Equine nutrition is at the forefront of the operations at Hallway Feeds in Lexington Ky. This locally-owned business supplies high quality custom feed blends to Thoroughbred race horses in the area- and around the world. In fact, their special blend of grains were fed to 11 Kentucky Derby winners, including American Pharoah.

The mill manufacturers over 24 different kinds of feed, with fiber, protein, vitamins, and minerals part of the mix. Various ingredients include corn, oats, sunflower seeds, with various supplements mixed in. Each one is scientifically balanced to meet the needs of the horse, taking into account their age and lifestyle. There are also specific feeds designed to calm temperament, boost energy, and increase athletic performance. Other feeds are intended to condition the horse prior to entering an auction or show ring.  The mill has also formulated a mix to bring relief to horses suffering from disorders such as laminitis and Cushing’s syndrome. And of course, there is a specific formula especially for race horses.

Hallway Feeds partners with universities to research and develop the latest innovations in equine nutrition.Lexington Ky horse farms for sale The staff is very aware of the many aspects of a horse’s life that can affect their nutritional needs. For example, how stalling a young horse may affect bone growth, how lactation impact’s a mare’s dietary needs, and the challenges cold weather brings to equine diets.

The company is has a state-of-the-art manufacturing and distribution facility in north Lexington on Loudon Avenue. Hallway Feeds in Lexington Ky supplies horse farms large and small…and perhaps even yours someday.

If you are thinking of raising your own championship horses, or just owning a horse farm in Central Kentucky for personal enjoyment, click the link to view Horse Farms for sale in Lexington and the Central Kentucky area.

If you’re buying or selling a home in Lexington Ky or moving to Lexington Ky, be sure to contact Ivan ‘Z’ Newell and the LexHomes Team for assistance with Lexington KY real estate. 'Z' and the LexHomes team members are 'Loving Lexington!" and loving to assist people in search of homes for sale, Kentucky horse farms or investment properties in Lexington, KY and surrounding areas. If you'd like more information on a real estate career with LexHomes Real Estate, we're always looking for more dedicated real estate agents! Just email us at info@lexhomes.com or call us at (859) LEX-HOME (539-4663) today!

Visit Windy Corner in Lexington Ky

Windy Corner Lexington Ky
Windy Corner Lexington Ky

Windy Corner Market in Lexington Ky

Now is the perfect time to visit Windy Corner in Lexington Ky. This adorable little country restaurant is set amongst the horse farms north of town. A popular sandwich shop at lunch, the eatery is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner seven days a week. It is owned by the renowned Ouita Michel, who is also executive chef at Holly Hill Inn, Wallace Station, and Smithtown Seafood. Diners line up to order -while gazing at mouthwatering desserts in the bakery case. Like everything else, the desserts are made locally, many in-house. The rotating lunch and dinner menu features soups, sandwiches, po-boys, burgers and salads. All the bread is baked fresh daily. Country offerings abound in selections such as cornbread served with baked beans, fried catfish, and pulled pork. But there are also many trendy dishes such as a super food salad, wild ginger salmon salad, steamed vegetables, and even tofu! Dinner specials change nightly and feature chicken pot pie, meatloaf, etouffee, shrimp and grits, and more.  The breakfast menu has Belgian waffles, biscuits and burritos.

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Visitors stand next to this bakery case while waiting to place their order.

windy corner lexington ky

Windy Corner Market is about 20 minutes from downtown via Broadway. As you drive north, Broadway turns into gorgeous Paris Pike which will lead you into horse country. Turn right on Muir Station Road and look for the restaurant at the intersection of Bryan Station Road. The building looks like an old country store and does have a few gift items for sale such as sauces, jams and cook books.

Be sure to give yourself time while you are in the area to drive around the rolling hills of Kentucky horse farms. These are the Bluegrass hills that make Kentucky famous. People fly in from all around the world to see our magnificent scenery- and to drive along the amazing Paris Pike. If you would like to own some of this gorgeousness, I can help. While the most expensive horse farms are over $13,000,000 there are many others in a more accessible price range. A look at Kentucky Horse Farms for Sale reveals a few tracts of land ranging from 10 to 24 acres for under $200,000 as well as several farms with homes for $600,000 to $1 million. Most are in Lexington or within a short drive.

Contact me for help in finding a horse farm in the Central Kentucky area.

If you’re buying or selling a home in Lexington Ky or moving to Lexington Ky, be sure to contact Ivan ‘Z’ Newell and the LexHomes Team for assistance with Lexington KY real estate. 'Z' and the LexHomes team members are 'Loving Lexington!" and loving to assist people in search of homes for sale, Kentucky horse farms or investment properties in Lexington, KY and surrounding areas. If you'd like more information on a real estate career with LexHomes Real Estate, we're always looking for more dedicated real estate agents! Just email us at info@lexhomes.com or call us at (859) LEX-HOME (539-4663) today!

Jean Farris Winery in Lexington Ky

Jean Farris Winery Lexington Ky

Jean Farris Winery Lexington Ky

It’s harvest time at Jean Farris Winery in Lexington Ky! The grapes are being picked, crushed and stored into barrels at the 14-acre vineyard in the rural outer reaches of town. About six tons of grapes are produced per acre becoming 8,000 gallons of wine that is aged in barrels of white oak. The result is a premium wine from 90% or more of Kentucky-grown grapes. Visitors are invited to wine tastings Tuesdays through Sundays and may also join the Wine Club which offers discounts on regularly scheduled shipments.

 Jean Farris Winery Lexington KyJean Farris Winery Lexington Ky

Jean Farris Winery Lexington Ky

Storing the wine in oak barrels at Jean Farris Winery Lexington Ky

Jean Farris Winery Lexington Ky

Storing the wine in oak barrels at Jean Farris Winery Lexington Ky

Grapes aren’t the only thing that grows at Jean Farris. Since the Winery is also well known for its gourmet bistro, there is a chef’s garden that produces heirloom tomatoes, beets, swiss chard, radishes, raspberries, herbs, and carrots. Egg-laying hens and a cider apple orchard can also be found on the premises.

The bistro menu is frequently updated and current offerings include ravioli made from local spinach, fresh cheese made from lamb’s milk, a selection of sausages made in-house, filet mignon, rack of lamb, and butternut squash. Diners enjoy Kentucky-sourced pork and lamb and wild mushrooms picked in the Daniel Boone National Forest. Visitors will be tempted to save room for tantalizing desserts such as creme brulee, fresh fruit cobbler, and a bourbon tart.

Jean Farris Winery Lexington Ky

Diners can choose to dine in the all-weather sunroom or inside dining at Jean Farris Winery Lexington Ky

Jean Farris Winery Lexington Ky

Diners can choose to dine in the all-weather sunroom or inside dining at Jean Farris Winery Lexington Ky

The restaurant is open for dinners Tuesday through Sunday and a weekend brunch on Saturdays and Sundays. Jean Farris Winery in Lexington Ky is located between a tobacco farm and a horse farm at 6825 Old Richmond Road about eleven miles from downtown Lexington.

As you drive to the winery enjoying the beautiful Kentucky scenery, you may be interested in buying some land of your own. Be sure to check out the Central Kentucky Horse Farms for sale to find your own piece of the Bluegrass!

If you’re buying or selling a home in Lexington Ky or moving to Lexington Ky, be sure to contact Ivan ‘Z’ Newell and the LexHomes Team for assistance with Lexington KY real estate. 'Z' and the LexHomes team members are 'Loving Lexington!" and loving to assist people in search of homes for sale, Kentucky horse farms or investment properties in Lexington, KY and surrounding areas. If you'd like more information on a real estate career with LexHomes Real Estate, we're always looking for more dedicated real estate agents! Just email us at info@lexhomes.com or call us at (859) LEX-HOME (539-4663) today!