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Elisabeth Jensen to retire as KEEP’s Executive Vice President

Lexington, KY. Monday, September 12, 2022 - Elisabeth Jensen, Executive Vice President of the Kentucky Equine Education Project (KEEP), announced that she will retire from her position at the end of the year. Case Clay, Chairman of KEEP's Board of Directors, commented...

KEEP to Host Horse Industry Advocacy Event

Lexington, Ky. (Wednesday, August 31, 2022) – The Kentucky Equine Education Project (KEEP) announced that it will host a horse industry advocacy event at Midway University on September 6, from 5-7 p.m. All participants in Kentucky's signature horse industry are...

KEEP Statement on the Passing of Jeff Hall

Lexington, Ky. (June 4, 2022) - The Kentucky Equine Education Project (KEEP), Kentucky’s equine economic advocate, released this statement following the passing of Jeff Hall: “KEEP was saddened to hear of the passing of Jeff Hall. We mourn the loss of our board member...

KEEP’s Commonwealth Racing Challenge is Out of the Gate!

Lexington, Ky. (Monday, April 4, 2022) - The Kentucky Equine Education Project (KEEP) announced that the Commonwealth Racing Challenge kicks off this week with the opening of Keeneland's Spring Meet. This new initiative will encourage KEEP members to visit all of...

KEEP Applauds Passage of HB 607

Lexington, Ky. (Tuesday, March 29, 2022) - The Kentucky Equine Education Project (KEEP) released this statement following the passage of HB 607: KEEP applauds the Kentucky General Assembly for the passage of HB 607, legislation that will modernize taxation on...

KEEP Launches Citizen Advocacy Campaign in Support of HB 606

Lexington, Ky. (Tuesday, March 22, 2022) - The Kentucky Equine Education Project (KEEP) released this statement following the the launch of a citizen advocacy campaign in support of HB 606: KEEP applauds the Kentucky House of Representatives for advancing HB 606,...

Annual KEEP Day in Frankfort to be Held January 27

Lexington, Ky. (Monday,  January 24, 2022) - The Kentucky Equine Education Project (KEEP) announced that it will host its annual KEEP Day in Frankfort event on Thursday, January 27, 2022. KEEP Day in Frankfort provides KEEP grassroots members, industry leaders, breed...

KEEP Applauds the Pari-Mutuel Wagering Taxation Task Force

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Monday, November 22, 2021) – The Kentucky Equine Education Project (KEEP) released the following statement following the final hearing of the Kentucky General Assembly's Pari-Mutuel Wagering Taxation Task Force: KEEP is grateful to the legislators that...

KEEP Statement on the Passing of Senator Tom Buford

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Tuesday, July 6, 2021) – The Kentucky Equine Education Project (KEEP), Kentucky’s equine economic advocate, released this statement following the passing of Senator Tom Buford: “KEEP was saddened to hear of the passing of Senator Tom Buford. KEEP and...

KEEP and The Race For Education Announce  2021 Scholarship Recipients

Lexington, Ky.  (Monday,  June 28, 2021) - The Kentucky Equine Education Project Foundation (KEEP), and The Race For Education (RFE) are proud to announce their 2021 scholarship recipients. The KEEP Foundation board of directors approved over $35,000 in scholarships...

KEEP Applauds Release of Additional H-2B Visas

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Tuesday, May 25, 2021) - The Kentucky Equine Education Project, Kentucky's equine economic advocate, released this statement following the announcement by the United States Departments of Labor and Homeland Security that they will make available 22,000...