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The Ruin Selected as a top B&B in Kentucky

December, 2018
THE RUIN BED & BREAKFAST was selected as the Top B & B in Kentucky in the Annual 5-Star Hospitality Service Awards by the Bed & Breakfast Association of Kentucky, 2018.  The Awards Program is based upon Guest Votes as well as a qualitative and quantitative review of the nearly 50,000 independent B & B Guest reviews submitted to and other leading Travel Review Sites.



 savedfromruin“Saved From Ruin”

The Ruin has been featured in the Fall 2016 issue of Keeneland Magazine! Check out the full article by clicking HERE.


Kentucky Homes & Gardens Magazine Features the Ruin (p.19-21)

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TOPS-the-RuinTOPS in Lexington Magazine Features the Ruin (p.148-169)

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AmericanPharoahAmerican Pharoah’s Second Life
as a $200k-a-Night Stud

The world’s fastest horse could earn more in the shed
than he made on the track.
By Monte Reel | February 9, 2016

The verb to use in polite company is “cover.” The stud covers the mare. Or: About 11 months after she was covered, the mare gave birth to a healthy foal.

The deed itself, here in the hills of Kentucky horse country, is governed by strict rules. Section V, paragraph D of The American Stud Book Principal Rules and Requirements is clear: “Any foal resulting from or produced by the processes of Artificial Insemination, Embryo Transfer or Transplant, Cloning or any other form of genetic manipulation not herein specified, shall not be eligible for registration.” No shortcuts, no gimmicks. All thoroughbreds must be the product of live, all-natural, horse-on-horse action. [Read More…]



 Kentucky Homes & Gardens – The Ruin

KentuckyHomes&Gardens-theRuinImagine a place where Kentucky’s love of horses and bourbon come together in one idyllic spot, tucked away just around the bend of a classic country road in the heart of the Bluegrass. It might seem odd, that a place made of grace and beauty, surrounded by grand stone walls and nestled among a scenic backdrop should be called The Ruin. But the name of this special place speaks only to its past—and that which gives this old Kentucky home its storied history.

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Houzz Tour: Taking on the Ruins of an 1800s Bourbon Distillery

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