Located in Versailles, Kentucky Lane’s End Farm is a well known established horse breeding farm. The farm was established in 1979 by William Farish. The farm originally dates back to 1800’s where it was called Bosque Bonita Farm, which translates from Spanish to mean “beautiful woods.” The farm was firstly owned by a Confederate General named Abraham Buford. Bosque Bonita was later known for being the location where stallion Leamington stood at stud and produced progeny such as Aristides who was the first Kentucky Derby winner.
Lane’s End Farm is steeped in tradition with so much history not only from an American Civil War standpoint but also the equine superstars that have stood stud duty and been produced there. Such notable stallions like City Zip, Curlin, War Pass, Discreetly Mine, Stephen Got Even, First Dude and Charismatic to name a few. Lane’s End Farm has bred over 300 stakes winners the likes of 1992 Horse OF The Year A.P. Indy, 1999 Horse Of The Year Charismatic and 2003 Horse Of The Year Mineshaft. In 1992 and 1999 William Farish of Lane’s End Farm was honored with the Eclipse Award for Leading Breeder.
This sprawling stallion farm sits on over 2300 massive acres smack in the middle of Central Kentucky. There’s no doubt about it that Lane’s End Farms is one of the leading and premier stallion farms in the United States. Their current offerings for stallions; City of Light, Candy Ride, Accelerate, Connect, Honor Code, Lemon Drop Kid, Liam’s Map, Mineshaft, Mr. Speaker, Noble Mission, Quality Road, The Factor, Tonalist, Twirling Candy, Unified, Union Rags and West Coast. Lane’s End Farm is definitely a place to visit on my bucket list for sure. If your seeking further information about tours or more importantly stallion services they can be found on their website here.