Horse Libraries 


The Blood-Horse Library
P O Box 4038
Lexington , KY 40544-4038
Fax: 859-276-4450
Not Open to Public
All books and publications dealing with Thoroughbreds. Reference library has photographs for reprints.

The Carleton F. Burke Memorial Library
California Thoroughbred Breeders Association
201 Colorado Place
Arcadia, CA. 91007-2604
Fax: 818-574-0852
Racing, breeding, history, veterinary, training, handicapping and fiction

Carriage Museum of America 
4089 Iron Works Parkway 
Lexington, KY 40511 

John A. Morris Memorial Library
Librarian: Gracie Hale (
Gluck Equine Research Center
University of Kentucky
Lexington, Ky 40546-0099
Fax: 859-257-5495
Resources for researchers, students, veterinarians, and members of the equine industry. Print and electronic resources relating to equine health and disease.

Keeneland Library
P O Box 1690
Lexington, Ky 40592-1690
Fax: 859-254-3412
Research and reference with an emphasis in the Thoroughbred horse

Maryland Horse Industry Foundation Library
30 East Padonia Road
Timonium, Maryland 21093
(410) 252-2100
Hours: Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Open to public
Reference materials American and European racing and breeding, printout services, collection of history and general horse books, video tapes, periodicals.

National Agricultural Library
10301 Baltimore Blvd.
Beltsville, MD 20705-2351
A federally-owned facility.

The National Sporting Library
102 Plains Rd
P. O. Box 1335
Middleburg, VA. 20118-1335
540-687-6542; Fax 540-687-8540
Over 10,000 volumes dating back to 1528, including horsemanship, racing, breeding, foxhunting,veterinary care and sporting art.

The New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders' Association Library
Ellerslie Racecourse
Bag 99908
Newmarket, Auckland, New Zealand
64 9 525 2428; fax 64 9 525 2434

Prince Georges County Memorial Library Bowie Branch - Selima Room
15210 Annapolis Road
Bowie, MD 20715
Separate room within the library devoted to horses with particular emphasis on racing