Kentucky Horse Council

Land Conservation Primary Concern At Kentucky Equine Networking Association Meeting

A varied group of equine enthusiasts gathered at Fasig-Tipton for the spring session of the Kentucky Equine Networking Association (KENA). Presented by the Equine Law Group of Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, the evening was intended to educate equine professionals, horse owners and recreational riders on the issue of land loss in the Kentucky’s infamous horse […]

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KY Horse Council Announces November Topic: ‘Kentucky Bred, Kentucky Proud: The Benefits of the KY-Bred Horse’

The Kentucky Horse Council has announced the topic for the November Kentucky Equine Networking Association (KENA) meeting. The November 15 panel discussion, “Kentucky Bred, Kentucky Proud: The Benefits of the KY-Bred Horse,” will feature three speakers: Jamie Eads, Ryan Norton and a representative of the Department of Agriculture. They will discuss different breeding incentives as […]

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‘Buyer Be Aware’ Topic Of KY Horse Council’s August KENA Meeting

The Kentucky Horse Council has announced the topic for the August Kentucky Equine Networking Association (KENA) meeting. The August 16 panel discussion, “Buyer Be Aware,” will feature three speakers: Dr. Woodrow Friend, Melissa Moore and Laura D’Angelo. They will discuss what considerations a buyer should have when purchasing a horse. KENA is a dinner and […]

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Kentucky Horse Council, University Of Louisville Host Recreational Rider Day

The Kentucky Horse Council has announced its first Recreational Rider Day to be held April 2, 2016 at the University of Louisville Shelby Road campus from 10 am to 4 pm. This program, presented by the University of Louisville Equine Program, is an educational and informational day in conjunction with a new and used tack […]

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Kentucky Horse Council Elects 2016 Officers, Directors

The Kentucky Horse Council elected the 2016 slate of officers and directors at its November 15 Board Meeting held at the Rood & Riddle Conference Center. The officer elections include Kathy Hopkins – Vice President, Dixie Hayes – Secretary, and Demetria Mehlhorn – Treasurer. Erin Woodall will return for the second year of her two-year […]

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KY Horse Council Announces Return Of KY Equine Networking Association

The Kentucky Horse Council has announced the return of the popular Kentucky Equine Networking Association (KENA) on August 18, 2015 at Fasig-Tipton in Lexington, Ky. KENA is a dinner and educational series open to both equine professionals and horse owners and will feature a networking reception from 5:30-6:00 PM, followed by dinner with the main […]

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Kentucky Horse Council Launches New Website

The Kentucky Horse Council today launched a new, redesigned website, www.kentuckyhorse.org, to provide members, partners, and visitors a more complete resource with relevant and easy-to-find information. “Our website is an important way for us to provide information on the programs we offer and benefits to members,” said Kentucky Horse Council Executive Director Katy Ross. “Our […]

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Kentucky Horse Council Offers Vouchers To Offset Costs Of Gelding

The Kentucky Horse Council Geld Voucher Program provides financial assistance to promote discriminate breeding practices by supporting the castration of male equines for Kentucky horse owners with limited finances. Qualifying Kentucky horse owners may be eligible for vouchers payable to the servicing veterinarian up to $135 per horse. Charges in excess of the voucher amount are to […]

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Ross New Executive Director Of Kentucky Horse Council

The Kentucky Horse Council is pleased to announce Katy Ross as its new Executive Director. Ross brings both equine and non-profit legal experience to the Council, most recently serving as a staff attorney to the Kentucky Department of Financial Institutions. Ms. Ross will officially assume the position on April 6, 2015. “On behalf of the […]

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Equine Groups Praise New Kentucky Law Reducing Hold Times For Stray Horses

A diverse coalition of stakeholders praised the leadership of state lawmakers Rep. Tom McKee and Sen. Robin Webb, the entire Kentucky Legislature, and Gov. Steve Beshear today for enacting a measure to reduce the hold period for stray horses from 90 days to 15 days. This new law will allow for more positive outcomes for […]

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