Changing of the Guard at KEEP

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Thursday, November 19, 2020) - The Kentucky Equine Education Project (KEEP), Kentucky's equine economic advocate, announced additions to the KEEP Board of Directors. Nine new individuals were added to the KEEP Board of Directors: Shannon Cobb, Michelle...

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Webinar Announced

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Thursday, August 20, 2020) - The Kentucky Equine Education Project (KEEP) is excited to announce a webinar focused on diversity, equity and inclusion in the horse industry. Building Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in the Equine Industry With Talent...

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...