kentucky equine humane center

Kentucky Equine Rescue Changing Name To Better Reflect Its Mission

After ten years operating as the Kentucky Equine Humane Center, the foremost all-breed equine rescue in the state has changed its name to Kentucky Equine Adoption Center (KyEAC). The farm, located in Nicholasville, Ky., on Catnip Hill Road, maintains the same mission of taking in horses from all over Kentucky that are in transition and […]

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ASPCA Grants $225,000 To Help Rehabilitate And Retrain Retired Racehorses

ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced it has granted $225,000 to nine equine rescue groups to support their efforts to rehabilitate and retrain retired racehorses. Launched in 2010, the ASPCA Rescuing Racers Initiative has awarded over $2 million to prepare retired racers for new homes and second careers after […]

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Godolphin Holiday Halter Auction To Benefit Kentucky Equine Humane Center

This Holiday Season, Godolphin is providing a unique opportunity for fans to get their hands on halters and help an equine charity. The Godolphin Holiday Halter Auction is an online sale of halters worn by the renowned Darley stallions and some of Godolphin’s star racemares and broodmares.  All proceeds will go to the Kentucky Equine […]

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Unintentional Equine Neglect And Abuse A Concern For The Bluegrass

The Kentucky Equine Networking Association (KENA) welcomed a diverse range of attendees to their November meeting, which was one of the largest of 2018. Focused on understanding the process of prosecuting equine neglect and abuse cases in Kentucky, as well as the roadblocks organizations assisting with these cases may encounter, the room was full of […]

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Horse Country, Inc. Adds Kentucky Equine Humane Center

Horse Country, Inc. is proud to announce its newest nonprofit member: the Kentucky Equine Humane Center. The farm, located in Nicholasville, Kentucky, is a rescue and rehoming organization serving all horse breeds; and will join other members of Horse Country in offering tours of its facility. Founded in 2007, the KyEHC is a safe haven […]

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Former Borell Mare Entering Treatment For Sarcoids At Park Equine

A Thoroughbred mare the Kentucky Equine Humane Center received via Thoroughbred Charities of America in 2016 as one of the herd seized from Charles Borell and his daughter, former trainer Maria Borell, will enter Park Equine Hospital in Versailles, Ky. for treatment Nov. 28. The7-year-old numbered #554 by the Kentucky Dept. of Agriculture, subsequently named […]

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Kentucky Horse Park Buck Off Challenge Benefits Maker’s Mark Secretariat Center, Other Charities

The Kentucky Horse Park is gearing up for some great charity, AND excitement during the summer show series. The Kentucky Buck Off Challenge, a mechanical bull-riding contest, will take place on July 30th at 6:00 pm in the Bluegrass Jockey Club Tent. Admission to the event is $30 in advance or $35 at the door, and includes […]

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Cosequin Presents Aftercare Spotlight: A Special Event To Give Horses A ‘Second Chance’

In the world of fundraising and non-profits, the word “gala” often makes people on the inside of those organizations cringe. They are high-cost, high-workload events that, while (hopefully) fun for those who attend, are hard to keep fresh and different. The Kentucky Equine Humane Center (KyEHC) has come up with a new and innovative idea […]

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Rehabilitating Hooves After Long-Term Neglect Takes Thoughtful Approach

The most important challenge facing caretakers of horses from long-term neglect situations like the one we’ve covered recently in Mercer County, Ky., is restoring their health. When it comes to their hooves, horses may face a long road to recovery. Farrier Thad Gouge cares for the neglected feet of horses taken in by the Kentucky […]

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Cosequin Presents Aftercare Spotlight: A Knight’s Tale

When the TCA Thoroughbred Makeover was announced last year, Olivia Dixon from the Kentucky Equine Humane Center knew she wanted to be part of it. After searching for the right horse high and low, she decided to enter a gelding that had been surrendered to the Center, but was having a hard time catching the […]

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