Side Saddle Inn

Side Saddle Inn

The Side Saddle Inn sits atop 280 rolling acres of pristine bluegrass farm land. Horses gallop playfully across the pasture while cattle graze lazily in the fields. At one time, this beautiful farm was home to such standardbred greats as Dutch Treat — 2-year-old World Champion, Morning Breeze — Florida Horse of the Year; Princess Patty — dam of a 2-year-old Filly of the Year; Kentucky and Ohio Fair 2- and 3-year-old Champions. The farm is now the perfect place for guests who want all the comforts of home while traveling. Business and vacationing guests alike find the the gracious southern hospitality of the Side Saddle Inn to be a pleasing and memorable experience.

5322 Ky Highway 36 W, Cynthiana, Ky 41031
5.9 miles from Cynthiana and only 25 miles from the Kentucky Horse Park
Phone:: (859) 333-3438

The Accomodations

Side Saddle Inn guest rooms are tastefully decorated in Victorian era antiques and furnishings to create a relaxing atmosphere that exudes warmth and charm. All bedrooms feature a Tempur-Pedic® mattress.



Each room is carefully appointed to ensure your comfort. King size Tempur-Pedic® mattresses are in three of the rooms. A guest snack suite with small refrigerator, microwave and coffee maker is available for all guests. The beautifully decorated master suite has a double jacuzzi, the perfect way to end the day after touring the Bluegrass!




After a hectic day of business or sightseeing, you will enjoy returning to the quiet country side and friendly Side Saddle Inn. Take a walk to the barns or a nearby paddock to watch the horses, or stroll out to the patio to sit back, unwind, and gaze at the stars.



If you are traveling with children, Side Saddle Inn is the perfect place to let them experience first-hand life on a working horse and cattle farm. There is plenty of room for them to run and to explore the natural surroundings. We have excellent boarding facilities if you wish to bring your own horses. Fishing and Canoeing are also available or you could plan a picnic in the woods or by the creek.

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The Surrounding Area

While staying at Side Saddle Inn, you may want to visit area historical landmarks including Perryville, Daniel Boone National Park, Ashland, The Henry Clay Estate, Hunt-Morgan House, or Shaker Village at Pleasant Hill. Side Saddle Inn is convenient to Kentucky’s Horse Capital of the World; which includes legendary horse farms and racetracks. Keeneland, The Red Mile and Turfway Park are just a short country drive from Cynthiana. Learn the history of the horse in the Bluegrass and experience their beauty and majesty with a trip to the Kentucky Horse Park, located just 25 miles away. Side Saddle Inn also offers easy access to area colleges including University of Kentucky, Transylvania University, Georgetown College andMidway College. Be sure to request a complete list of seasonal activities occurring during the time of your stay.


Breakfast at the Side Saddle Inn is served between 7:00 am and 10:00 am each morning. Enjoy your choice of fresh fruit, assorted pastries, and our complete country breakfast. Please let us know if you have special dietary needs, we will be happy to accommodate your requests.

Reservation Information

Weekly rates available upon request; please call for rates and availability.

We accept all major credit cards or your personal check. The full amount of your stay will be charged to your credit card when the reservation is booked.

Check-In: 3:00 pm Check-Out: 2:00 pm
(Special arrangements available for early arrival or late stay.)
DSL service is available.

Cancellation Policy

No refund within 7 days of arrival for a one room reservation or within 14 days of arrival for a multi-room reservation.

The Side Saddle Inn provides a tranquil setting, perfect for the weary traveler and the country atmosphere is wonderful for the kids!

Call now to book your reservation!
Phone: (859) 333-3438

  • Side Saddle Inn is located 5 miles west of Cynthiana, on KY Highway 36 W.
  • Kentucky Horse Park, site for the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, is approximately 20 minutes south.
  • Lexington’s airport is located just west of Lexington, near Keeneland Race Track.
  • The Greater Cincinnati Northern Kentucky Airport is one hour north of Side Saddle Inn on Interstate 75.
  • Louisville’s airport is approximately one hour and fourty-five minutes from the Inn via Interstate 64.

Map to Side Saddle Inn