b'Welcome to Shelbyville, a community of small-town charm and world-class equestrian events.Known as the American Saddlebredfor its wealth of interior design,turkey-and-toast dish smothered in Capital of the World and home toantique, home accessory andcheese and topped with crispy bacon 90-plus historic Saddlebred horsefurniture shops, including theand ripe tomatoes.farms and breeding and traininghighly regarded Wakefield-ScearceShelby County is made for autumn facilities, visitors can go behind- Galleries. Here too is Kentuckyswith beautiful scenic drives, the-scenes for a rare peek into theonly designer outlet mall, the Outletgreenway trail, pumpkin picking, world of these captivating showShoppes of the Bluegrass, homeorchards with apples (peaches in horses. Spring is an especiallyto more than 100 choice designersummer) and local farm eateries.wonderful time to visit to see thestores and nine eateries, includingGo horseback riding on the network baby foals. Shelbyville also hoststwo full-service restaurants. of forested trails in Shelby Trails several renowned equestrianThe areas eateries includePark or Red Orchard Park, where events including the Shelbyvilleeverything from neighbourhoodyou can also visit the Miller Outdoor Horse Show. bakeries and ice cream shops toEducation Center. Take your pick of Inside the rolling farm andinternational cuisine. Mexican,four golf courses, all located within pastureland of Shelby County,Italian, Latin-Asian fusion, Chinesea few miles of each other, including visitors will also find Lettleikiand Japanese restaurants areone awarded 3.5 stars by Golf Digest.Icelandics Horse Farm, Angel Fleeceequally at home as the steakAn array of overnight options are Alpaca Farm, Perfect Timing Alpacashouses, sports bar and barbecueavailable, everything from brand and Sweet Home Spun Sheepjointsincluding Ken Tex BBQ,name chain hotels, lovely bed and Farm, each offering a chance to gobeloved by the locals.breakfast inns to woodsy lodges and behind-the-scenes for a uniqueClaudia Sanders Dinner House dishessophisticated downtown lofts.hands-on experience. Attractionsup the fried chicken youd expect include Jeptha Creed Distillery andfrom a place originally opened by the Whitney M. Young BirthplaceCol. Sanders. And in a state where Interpretative Center, a Nationalthe Hot Brown rules, youll find Historic Landmark and Kentuckyculinary icons Science Hill Inn Dining African-American Heritage Site. Room, Bell House and Claudia Like to shop? Downtown ShelbyvilleSanders each turning out mouth-is known as Design Destinationwatering versions of this heavenly KENTUCKYTOURISM.COM 35'