Michael Blowen petted Ruhlmann as a tour group watched at his Old Friends facility for retired Thoroughbreds near Georgetown in 2006. Old ​Friends received a $5,000 donation recently from Horse Country, a new effort to increase horse-related tourism in Central Kentucky.
Michael Blowen petted Ruhlmann as a tour group watched at his Old Friends facility for retired Thoroughbreds near Georgetown in 2006. Old ​Friends received a $5,000 donation recently from Horse Country, a new effort to increase horse-related tourism in Central Kentucky. Charles Bertram cbertram@herald-leader.com
Michael Blowen petted Ruhlmann as a tour group watched at his Old Friends facility for retired Thoroughbreds near Georgetown in 2006. Old ​Friends received a $5,000 donation recently from Horse Country, a new effort to increase horse-related tourism in Central Kentucky. Charles Bertram cbertram@herald-leader.com

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