Students leading horses on UK's Maine Chance Farm

Students from Kentucky, across the U.S. and, increasingly, from international points of origin enroll at the University of Kentucky to live and learn in the heart of horse country. From a customizable undergraduate equine degree to targeted graduate opportunities and from career-building enrichment activities to opportunities for sport and recreation through one of nearly a dozen equine clubs and teams, there is no better place to pursue a passion for the horse in a meaningful way.



Maine Chance Farm barns

UK’s equine degree is one of only three standalone four-year equine undergraduate programs connected to a land-grant university in the U.S.

2019 Internship Showcase

UK’s equine degree is only one of 13 certified programs for Essential Employablity Qualities in the U.S., and the only equine one.