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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 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...