Lexington, known as the "Horse Capital of the World," is Kentucky's second-largest city. The equestrian lifestyle is well represented in Lexington, where stables, racetracks, and horsemanship classes can be easily found. Sports fans can root for the University of Kentucky Wildcats, whose NCAA men's basketball team has more wins than any other collegiate team in history. For students of all Lexington colleges and universities, the city offers a big-city scene in the heart of bluegrass Kentucky.
Lexington colleges and universities contributed to the city's 2006 ranking by CNN/Money as one of the nation's smartest cities. The University of Kentucky is the largest school in the state, with an enrollment of over 27,000 students in 2005. Other Lexington colleges and universities include Transylvania University, a private liberal arts college, and a number of technical, vocational, and career training schools.