Regional Tour (Optional)

Tour Details

With over 700 breeding farms – more than 90% of the nation’s total – being based in Hokkaido, the prefecture is truly the heartland of the Japanese breeding industry. The Regional Tour will take participants on an engaging and immersive tour to various stud farms well known on the international stage, to better understand the history, developments, resources and facilities behind the success of Japanese racehorses around the world. These include:

  • Shadai Stallion Station, one of the most successful stud farms in the world;
  • Northern Farm, where many famous horses have been raised, including Equinox, winner of the Longines World’s Best Horse in 2023; and
  • Northern Horse Park, a horse theme park that can be enjoyed by children and adults alike, with Japan’s first pony show, horseback riding experience, and tours of former racehorses.
Tour Details
Tour Details
Tour Details

Regional Tour
Itinerary Outline

*Transportation: coach
*The schedule is provisional and subject to change.

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✓— included / X — not included;
B= Breakfast L= Lunch D= Dinner

Sunday, 1 September 2024
09: 00 - 16: 00
JPY 20,000
Fee Includes
Admission Fee, Lunch, English Guide, Private Coach


  • The tour will be booked on a first-come and first-served basis.
  • Itineraries may be subject to change due to weather, road conditions, or any other conditions of an operational nature.
  • The tour will proceed in rainy weather, but may be cancelled in case of stormy weather.
  • The tour fee will be refunded if the tour is cancelled.
  • The same price applies regardless of age.

Cancellation Policy
for Regional Tour