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KEEP, Race For Education Announce 2019 Scholarship Recipients

The Kentucky Equine Education Project (KEEP) and The Race For Education are proud to announce their 2019 scholarship recipients. The KEEP Foundation Board of Directors approved nearly $60,000 in scholarships to 21 students, attending 10 universities across the Commonwealth. 14 of the 2019 scholarship recipients are students currently enrolled with a university or college in Kentucky in […]

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Thirty-Six Veterinary Students Rewarded For Leadership, Commitment To Equine Medicine

Thirty-six veterinary students preparing for careers in equine medicine have received a combined $54,000 in financial support through the 2019 Winner’s Circle Scholarship Program, co-sponsored by the American Association of Equine Practitioners’ (AAEP) Foundation, Platinum Performance and The Race For Education. The Winner’s Circle scholarships, managed by The Race For Education, help ease the financial […]

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KEEP, Race For Education Unveil 2018 Scholarship Winners

The Kentucky Equine Education Project (KEEP), and The Race For Education are proud to announce it’s 2018 Scholarship recipients.  The KEEP Foundation board of directors approved $32,000 in scholarships to 19 students, attending 9 universities across the Commonwealth. All of the 2018 scholarship recipients are students currently enrolled with a university or college in Kentucky in an […]

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Race For Education Now Accepting Applications For 2017 Scholarships

The Race for Education is now accepting applications for all of their 2017 scholarships. These scholarships, ranging from $500 to $5,000, are for tuition only. Included this year are the 4H Leg Up Scholarships, the Xpressbet Scholarship, the Frankel Scholarship, the Judy Willard Memorial Scholarship and numerous others. The organization continues to offer the Winner’s […]

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Casner Inducted Into Texas Cowboy Hall Of Fame ‘On The Back Of A Horse’

“Horseman’s horseman” Bill Casner is set to be inducted into the Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame on Thursday, Jan. 12. The Cowboy Hall of Fame “honors those men and women who have excelled in the sport and business of rodeo, and the western lifestyle in Texas.” Perhaps best-known as the co-founder of WinStar Farm, Casner […]

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‘Swing For Education’ Golf Tournament Set For Aug. 29

The Race for Education is proud to announce its’ first ever golf tournament, “Swing for Education” and luncheon honoring Chris Young. “Dust off those clubs and enjoy a beautiful summer afternoon in the Bluegrass when the Race For Education introduces its inaugural “Swing For Education” golf tournament.” says the organizations President, Elisabeth Jensen. The August […]

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Cosequin Presents Aftercare Spotlight: Party For A Cause At Derby Eve Lexington

The Kentucky Derby might be in Louisville, but just an hour east in Lexington, Ky., the city is buzzing with electricity over the state’s signature event. One group that is busier than most as the big day draws near is the team behind Derby Eve Lexington, the city’s premier Derby party. The party will take place on […]

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New York Student Receives $20,000 John R. Velazquez Scholarship

Team Valor International racing partners and Barry and Kathleen Irwin presented Mercedes Hernandez with the John R. Velazquez Scholarship on Saturday at Belmont Park. Hernandez, an aspiring veterinarian, met the Irwins and Velazquez in the Belmont Park winner’s circle for a ceremonial check presentation with Elisabeth Jensen, president and executive director of The Race For […]

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‘Horsemen Of All Ages’ Bachelor Auction To Benefit Race For Education

Back by popular demand, the Horsemen of All Ages Sale, presented by Overbrook Farm, bachelor and bachelorette auction returns to the historic Round Barn at Red Mile on Friday, February 13th. The event is a Keeneland sale meets the Bachelor television show with some Mardi Gras beads thrown in.  This auction is a fun parody […]

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Race For Education Awards Annual Scholarships

The Race For Education’s board approved $450,000 in scholarship awards to over a 100 students at the May board meeting. The awards are for tuition only and include a number of sponsored scholarships as well as scholarships for education majors who are teachers in the Starting Gate afterschool program. Sponsored by Team Valor International and […]

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