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Wednesday, April 11th, 2018 at 11:59am
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Thursday, February 1st, 2018 at 8:09am
We are now accepting applications for the Fall 2018 KEMI session! The application deadline is April 30th. The actual dates of the course are June 18 - November 30, 2018. Visit our website for more information and the application form: https://t.co/PBhJcWS7xr
Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018 at 5:38am
KEMI grad—its time for an update — let us know where you are/where you are working!


Graduate Spotlight: Cathy McNeeley O’Meara

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Graduate Spotlight: Cathy McNeeley O’Meara By: Sarah Coleman Featured image provided by: The Jockey Club   Cathy McNeely O’Meara, originally from Boones Mill, VA (where some episodes of Moonshiners was…

Thank you, Juddmonte Farms and Keeneland!

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Juddmonte Farms generously made Kentucky Equine Management Internship (KEMI) the beneficiary of the Spinster Stakes  at Keeneland on Sunday, October 8th.  Keeneland graciously matched their donation.  Thank you Juddmonte Farms…


Kentucky Equine Management Internship

The Kentucky Equine Management Internship (KEMI) program is dedicated to improving the opportunities for college students wishing to pursue an interest in the field of equine management. KEMI offers a comprehensive educational experience for students enrolled for academic credit through a sponsoring college or university, or for recent graduates of such institutions. Through the internship, students integrate academic studies with practical experience, leadership and responsibility as a contributing participant on a Central Kentucky horse farm. Aside from farm commitments, students are introduced into a network of equine professionals representing multifaceted careers in the equine profession. During the first week of the course, students participate in Orientation activities as a group. After the first week, students are employed full-time by participating farms where they become familiar with the day-to-day management of horses on commercial thoroughbred farms. On area farms, a typical full-time work week is 48 hours per week with one day off. In most cases, students work hands-on with horses, however some farms may also assign responsibilities associated with record keeping, veterinary care or farm maintenance. At least one night each week students meet as a group for a classroom lecture, laboratory exercise or demonstration.
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Kentucky Equine Management Internship shared KEMI Alumni Association's post.Monday, June 18th, 2018 at 3:50pm
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Kentucky Equine Management InternshipFriday, June 15th, 2018 at 1:02pm
Thoughts from a KEMI Graduate:

“I love how my horse life has come full circle! I did the Fall/Sales Prep session, and one of my happiest moments was seeing one of my favorite yearling fillies That I was assigned to groom years later win a featured allowance on NBC prior to the Alabama Stakes. Man I remember all the yearlings we had! Although I haven't gotten my hands on my favorite fillies from From the farm (yet!), I did the Spring 2009 session at a second Farm, stayed on for a full time job with them, and was able to buy my favorite 2011 foal, a filly, as a yearling, and went on to race her, and she is currently in foal :)”

Interested students-this could be YOU in a few years!! Applications for our Spring 2019 session will be accepted starting August 1.
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Kentucky Equine Management InternshipMonday, June 11th, 2018 at 2:05pm
Welcome to the newest members of the KEMI Alumni Associationn -- our Spring 2018 KEMI graduates:

Lauren Booke, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
Belinda Bracegirdle, Western Australia
Katie Brooks, University of Maryland
Lauren Burrows, University of Georgia
Autumn Charley, University of Arizona
Mariah Chastain, Purdue University
Mariah Dietz, Illinois State University
Ashley Green, College of Southern Idaho
Alana Hamann, University of Maryland
Nicole Harrison, University of Adelaide
Katie Houston, Oklahoma State University
Emily Keena, Kansas State University
Courtney Kehr, West Virginia University
Laura Kirkley, University of Arkansas
Rachel Knox, University of Arkansas
Megan Krivsky, University of Georgia
Meghann Maggio, California State University, Chico
Marissa Melzer, University of Maryland
Emma Nicholas, Illinois State University
Jennifer Papworth, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Emma Paul, University of Queensland
Holli Pennington, Colorado State University
Abbigail Reno, University of Idaho
Erika Rodriguez-Martinez, University of Arizona
Kathryn Spencer, West Virginia University
Amber Tinney, Ohio State ATI
Gabriella Vazquez, The Ohio State University
Kayli Waddle, West Texas A&M University