• Hats Off to Kentucky’s Horse Industry Day is Saturday, Aug. 6 at the Kentucky Horse Park. All Kentuckians are invited for a free afternoon of family fun and educational activities. The University of Kentucky Equine Initiative will be on hand again this year with an educational display and giveaways.


    Equine industry leaders host the event to celebrate the horse and its vital role in Kentucky’s past, present and future. More than 13,000 people attended last year’s event.


    September 20, 2016
  • LEXINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 19, 2016) – The University of Kentucky Gluck Equine Research Foundation will induct three scientists into the UK Equine Research Hall of Fame Oct. 25 at the Hilary J. Boone Center on the UK campus.

    August 19, 2016
  • LEXINGTON, Ky. (March 17, 2016) – Eastern tent caterpillar egg hatch was reported March 17 in Scott County.

    March 17, 2016
  • LEXINGTON, Ky. (Feb. 22, 2016) – The University of Kentucky Ag Equine Programs will host its eighth annual UK Equine Career and Opportunity Fair from 4:30 to 7 p.m. EST March 1 at Spindletop Hall in Lexington.

    The free event provides college students the chance to meet prospective equine industry employers and to learn about potential volunteer, internship and part-time and full-time employment opportunities. In addition to booths from area equine businesses, attendees can participate in sessions led by industry professionals, who will offer tips and one-on-one career advice.

    February 22, 2016
  • February 1, 2016
  • February 1, 2016
  • LEXINGTON, Ky., (Jan. 28, 2016) -- University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service agents and UK Ag Equine Programs will host Pastures Please!! 6 p.m. Feb. 11 at the Kentucky Community and Technical College System office, 300 North Main St, in Versailles. The public is invited to the free annual event, particularly horse owners and farm managers interested in the latest information about horse pasture management.

    January 28, 2016
  • December 7, 2015
  • Name: ChanHee Mok

    From: Seoul, South Korea

    Degrees and institute where received: MS in animal sciences, University of Kentucky
    BS in animal science and environment, Konkuk University

    Present position: PhD student in veterinary science, University of Kentucky

    December 7, 2015
  • Name: Kentucky Bluegrass (Poa pratensis L.)
    Life Cycle: Cool-season perennial
    Native to: Europe
    Uses: Pasture
    Identification: Boat-shaped leaf tip

    December 7, 2015