kentucky horse farms

Kentucky House Approves ‘Imperative’ Bill Classifying Horses As Livestock

The Kentucky House of Representatives Wednesday unanimously passed Senate Bill 139, which would amend the definition of livestock in Kentucky to include horses and equines. The bill now moves to Governor Matt Bevin for his signature. Securing livestock classification has been among the top policy priorities of the Kentucky Equine Education Project since its 2004 […]

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Annual TOBA Breeding Clinic Set For May 15-17

The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association’s annual Breeding Clinic is scheduled for May 15-17 in Lexington, Ky. The three-day clinic, sponsored by Blood-Horse, will feature trips to Stonestreet Farm, Darley, Valkyre Stud and Hagyard Equine Medical Institute. The clinic will feature lectures on reproduction, conformation, pedigree theories, breeding procedures, neonatal medicine, barren mares, nutrition and […]

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Margaux Farm Unveils Expansion Plans

Margaux Farm principals Jim and Susan Hill, Dr. Joseph Fowler and his wife, Lynn, and Steve and Shelley Johnson, announced today the purchase of an additional 320 acres adjoining the current property located in Midway, Kentucky. “After we completed our synthetic training track in 2012, we started to expand our starting and training operation,” stated […]

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KY Horse Farms: ‘Mixing Business with Tourism’

A recent economic study conducted by the University of Kentucky indicated that one out of every nine jobs in Fayette County is in someway linked to the Thoroughbred industry. The breeding farms in the area have an annual economic impact of $2.4 billion. Many horse farms offer tours to the general public, as a way […]

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