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…

KEMI Coordinator Leslie Janecka Honored with Thoroughbred Industry Community Award

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Leslie Janecka, Coordinator of the Kentucky Equine Management Internship (KEMI), was recently awarded the prestigious Thoroughbred Industry Community Award. Presented by Godolphin, the program is a partnership with the National…

Graduate Spotlight: Jordan Blair

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Graduate Spotlight: Thoroughbred Racehorse Trainer Jordan Blair   A Family Affair Born in the Bluegrass, Jordan Blair has been a Thoroughbred racing fan practically since birth. Well versed in all…

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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 InternshipSaturday, October 14th, 2017 at 9:16am
Campus visits this week:

10/17 - Arkansas Tech
10/18 - University of Nebraska & University of Missouri

Hope to see you & tell you more about our amazing internships!
Kentucky Equine Management Internship
Kentucky Equine Management Internship shared a link.Friday, October 13th, 2017 at 9:05pm
Kentucky Equine Management Internship
Kentucky Equine Management InternshipMonday, October 9th, 2017 at 5:39pm
Upcoming campus visits:

10/10 - Iowa State University
10/11 - University of Tennessee Knoxville

10/18 - University of Nebraska & University of Missouri

Students check with your professors for time & location. We hope to see you there!
Kentucky Equine Management Internship
Kentucky Equine Management InternshipThursday, October 5th, 2017 at 7:05am
Throughout Kentucky and the world, horses are big business, and not just when they're racing: It's imperative that they be kept as healthy and sound as possible. Because of this, some of the most cutting-edge research is being funded by the Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation. Familiar with TJC, but not their research arm? You actually probably are .... Eastern Tent Caterpillars and Mare Reproductive Loss Syndrome ring a bell? What about the protocol for dealing with a horse with EPM or botulism? Horse owners and managers can thank Grayson for their invaluable help in funding research to deal with each of these issues and many more, including laminitis and EHV. Grayson is currently funding 26 projects at 16 universities on three continents. Now that's impressive!


Sunday, October 8th, 2017 at 1:07pm
The anticipation builds as we get closer and closed to the #BreedersCup Who are you pulling for?
Friday, October 6th, 2017 at 3:52am
It's OPENING DAY of the @keeneland Fall Meet, one of our favorite days of the year! #fallstars #itslikeaholiday
Sunday, October 1st, 2017 at 2:27pm
#BreedersCup will be here before we know it! Congrats to Enable on a great race!
Wednesday, September 6th, 2017 at 8:43am
KEMI Coordinator Leslie Janecka Honored with Thoroughbred Industry Community Award