KEEP and The Race For Education Announce  2020 Scholarship Recipients

Lexington, Ky. (Monday, July 13, 2020) - The Kentucky Equine Education Project Foundation (KEEP), and The Race For Education (RFE) are proud to announce their 2020 Scholarship recipients. The KEEP Foundation board of directors approved over $21,000 in scholarships to...

Nationally Recognized Apprenticeships for Horse Industry Ready to Run

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Friday, June 26, 2020) - Through collaboration with employers and educational entities, a new horse care apprenticeship program has recently been registered with the Kentucky and United States Departments of Labor. This opportunity, aimed at providing...

KEEP Response to the Suspension of H-2B Visas

The suspension of work visas could cause irreparable harm to the horse industry LEXINGTON, Ky. (Wednesday, June 24, 2020) - The Kentucky Equine Education Project (KEEP) released the following response to President Trump's announcement that no new H-2B visas would be...

KEEP Statement on the Passing of Carol Barr

The Kentucky Equine Education Project (KEEP) released the following statement in response to the news of Carol Barr's passing: KEEP and its Board of Directors are shocked and saddened by the passing of Carol Barr, wife of Congressman Andy Barr. Carol was a vital part...

KEEP Applauds Reopening of Historical Horse Racing Facilities

KEEP commends the Governor and the horse industry for working together on this solution LEXINGTON, Ky. (Friday, June 5, 2020) - The Kentucky Equine Education Project (KEEP) released the following comment on Governor Beshear's announcement that historical horse racing...

COVID-19 Kentucky Equine Business Impact Survey is Currently Underway

The survey is a collaboration between KEEP and the University of Louisville Equine Industry Program LEXINGTON, Ky. (Monday, May 4, 2020) - The Kentucky Equine Education Project (KEEP) and the University of Louisville (UofL) Equine Industry Program jointly announced...

COVID-19 Kentucky Equine Business Impact Survey

KEEP and the University of Louisville Equine Industry Program have collaborated to survey Kentucky’s horse industry and community on the effects of COVID-19 in order to inform policy makers and industry stakeholders of the impacts of the pandemic on Kentucky’s...

Additional Guidance from State Veterinarian for Boarding Facilities

In addition to the other guidelines from the State Veterinarian’s office, they also advise all boarding facilities (and any other operation that caters to outside clients of any kind) to cease all unnecessary operations and activities and close their facilities to all...

Annual KEEP Day in Frankfort to be Held March 12

Industry leaders, equine affiliate organizations and horse enthusiasts to meet with legislators LEXINGTON, Ky. (Tuesday, February 25, 2020) - The Kentucky Equine Education Project (KEEP) announced that it will host the fourth annual KEEP Day in Frankfort on Thursday,...

KEEP and The Race For Education Announce 2019 Scholarship Recipients

Lexington, Ky. (Wednesday, July 24, 2019) - 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,...