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KEMI Announces Spring 2016 Interns

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The Kentucky Equine Management Internship (KEMI) is pleased to welcome 30 interns for the Spring 2016 session:

spring-2016-internsLindsey Arthur – Virginia Tech
Hayley Barker – Montana State University
Kalila Clarke – University of Georgia
Jade Copeland – University of Queensland (AUS)
Julia DePugh – University of Arizona
Elizabeth Ennis – Texas A&M University
Angus Ferguson – Charles Sturt University (AUS)
Tracey Fischer – University of Queensland (AUS)
Sarah-Jane Fish – University of Queensland (AUS)
Elizabeth Fitzgerald – Oregon State University
Margaret Greiter – Iowa State University
Kelly Harrington – University of Wisconsin-Madison
Heather Holderby – Michigan State University
Desirae Holdt – Washington State University
Katelyn Huffman – Utah State University
Kayla Hufford – Washington State University
Lindsay Johnson – University of Connecticut
Twila Johnson – Texas A&M University
Annette Lenhardt – LVZ Futterkamp (GER)
Annette Lokkesmoe – University of Wisconsin-River Falls
Brittany Magill – University of Wisconsin-River Falls
Kirstin McCutchan – Clemson University
Cian McEntee – University of Kentucky
Jessica McGehee – University of Southern Mississippi
Kelly McKinnell – Clemson University
Erin McLaughlin – Centenary College
Maeghen Reitz – Delaware Valley University
Lindsey Taylor – University of Georgia
Brittany Tisthammer – University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Alyssa Toupin – University of Findlay Welcome Interns!

Change of Session Dates – 2016 and Beyond

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In order to better accommodate our Host Farms, the KEMI Board has made changes to our program dates that will take effect in 2016 and beyond. The Spring Session will be shortened by one week. Interns will still arrive in mid-January, but will be finishing up the last week of May/first few days of June. The Fall Session interns will then arrive mid-June and finish up the last week of November/first few days of December. This means the Fall session will be lengthened by about two weeks. This change was suggested by those farms that primarily prep yearlings. They requested that we bring the interns in earlier to expose them to those yearlings being prepared for the July sales.

Future Dates for KEMI sessions:

2016 Spring
January 11 – June 3

2016 Fall
June 20 – December 2

2017 Spring
January 9 – June 2

2017 Fall
June 19 – December 1

2018 Spring
January 8 – June 1

2018 Fall
June 18 – November 30

Future sessions will follow the same pattern. These changes do not affect the application dates.

  • Spring applications are accepted between August 1 and October 31.
  • Fall applications are accepted February 1 – April 30.