Kentucky Equine Management Internship has graduated more than 800 horse industry professionals.
- By Esther Marr
Many Thoroughbred farm workers consider themselves lucky if they played a part in buying, selling, or raising at least a couple successful horses throughout their careers.
The Kentucky Equine Management Internship (KEMI) program has announced its fall 2006 internship class. Fourteen students were accepted to participate in the 22 week, hands-on internship program that begins with orientation July 8.
Interns taking part in the Spring 2006 Kentucky Equine Management Internship (KEMI) program gave mandatory presentations May 16 on topics concerning the Thoroughbred industry at the Maxwell Gluck Equine Research Center at the University of Kentucky in Lexington.
Kentucky Equine Management Internship Program, The Race For Education, and Operation Read will hold the second no-limit Horsemen's Texas Hold'Em Poker Tournament, presented by EQUUS/Standardbred Station and ThePokerPyramid.com April 16 at Sal's Italian Chop House in Lexington, Ky.
Kentucky Equine Management Internship Program, Inc. (KEMI) and The Race For Education will hold the inaugural Horsemen's Texas Hold'Em Poker Tournament. The $1,000 per seat tournament will be held Nov. 6 at Sal's Italian Chop House in Lexington, Ky., and will accommodate 110 players.
At the request of friends of the Michelle Fuerniss family, the Kentucky Equine Management Internship Program (KEMI) has established a "Michelle Fuerniss Scholarship Fund" in memory of Michelle Fuerniss, a 17-year-old groom who died from chest trauma at the University of Kentucky Hospital on Monday.
The secret is out--Garrett O'Rourke, manager of Prince Khalid Abdullah's North American division of Juddmonte Farms, is this year's Kentucky farm manager of the year.
Leslie Janecka has been named the coordinator of the Kentucky Equine Management Internship program.
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