The Kentucky Derby is one of the oldest traditions in the Commonwealth and with the Run for the Roses comes excitement, anticipation, and plenty of yummy food.Read More
SB-139 will next move to consideration by the full Senate.
The Kentucky Senate Agriculture Committee today unanimously passed a bill that would designate equines as livestock, an action that if approved will provide tremendous benefit the entire horse industry. Securing livestock classification of horses and equine has been among the top policy priorities of the Kentucky Equine Education Project (KEEP), since being founded in 2004.Read More
In the world of Kentucky agriculture, it doesn’t get much more traditional than tobacco and horses. The state leads the nation in burley and dark tobacco production while the equine industry ranks number one in horse sales.Read More
At the young age of 22, Danielle Milbern has worn many hats when it comes to her involvement in agriculture. She has been raised in a family of farmers on a hay and cow/calf operation located in Jessamine and Garrard Counties.Read More
For the Clay family, breeding Kentucky’s most popular horse has been a way of
life for four generations. The family owns Runnymede Farm in Paris. The 365-acre farm is the state’s oldest continuously operated Thoroughbred breeding farm.
Horses are an iconic symbol of Kentucky, and the equine industry is as important to the state as the limestone-rich water is to nurturing these majestic animals.Read More