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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…

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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.
Kentucky Equine Management Internship
Kentucky Equine Management InternshipTuesday, September 18th, 2018 at 11:33am
Upcoming Campus visits:

Tuesday, 9/18 - University of Wyoming, Laramie County Community College & Northeastern Junior College

Wednesday, 9/19 - Colorado State Career Fair & University of Kentucky Career Fair

Thursday, 9/20 - Colorado State University

Monday, 9/24 & Tuesday, 9/25 - Michigan State University

Wednesday, 9/26 - Montana State University & Rocky Mountain College

Thursday, 9/27 - Montana State University & Miles Community College

Reminder: Applications for Spring 2019 must be postmarked by October 31!

More information & the application form can be found at:

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Kentucky Equine Management Internship shared Kentucky Thoroughbred Farm Managers' Club's photo.Monday, September 17th, 2018 at 5:27pm
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Wednesday, September 5th, 2018 at 8:00am
KEMI is accepting applications for the Spring 2019 internship through October 31st. Application forms and additional information can be found at KYEquineIntern photo
Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018 at 2:14pm
We are here @MidwayUniv meeting some great students & potential interns! Come by and say Hello!
Monday, August 6th, 2018 at 5:54am
Applications are now being accepted for the Spring 2019 KEMI program!
Friday, July 20th, 2018 at 10:56am
Thank you for supporting the Kentucky Equine Management Internship Program, @TBCharities! KYEquineIntern photo
Wednesday, April 11th, 2018 at 11:59am
Kentucky Oaks tickets-Section 222 available at Face Value $229 email: