Keyword: horse industry

  • New Kentucky Horse Tourism Group Formed

    Providing a better way to tell the horse industry's story is the goal of a new non-profit organization that will become a central booking outlet for tours of Kentucky farms, equine clinics, and local equine attractions.

  • Stimulus Act Impacts Horse Industry

    The 2009 Stimulus Act signed into law by President Barack Obama contains provisions that impact the horse industry, the American Horse Council said in a Feb. 24 memorandum to the industry.

  • Ohio Forms KEEP-Like Coalition

    The Ohio horse industry, in an effort to make its voice heard around the Buckeye State, has formed a coalition similar to the Kentucky Equine Education Project, a horse industry advocacy group in Kentucky.

  • New York Pilot Program Targets Growth of Horse Industry

    A pilot program in New York is said to have the potential to increase the profitability and number of horse-related businesses in Saratoga County, where the horse industry's impact is valued at more than $317 million.

  • Race For Education to Award $300,000 in Scholarships

    The board of directors of the Race For Education voted to award $300,000 in scholarship money this year to young people in the equine industry, bringing the total amount the group has awarded since its inception in 2002 to $725,000.

  • Former Kentucky Gov. Brereton C. Jones, speaking at KEEA launch.

    Kentucky Horse Industry Springs to Life With Plan

    The Kentucky Equine Education Alliance launched May 5 with an ambitious agenda of educating the state residents on the importance of the horse industry to the economy. To say the plan was well-received would be an understatement, as more than 100 people--including 14 legislators--were on hand for a press conference.