Students leading horses on UK's Maine Chance Farm

Turn your passion into a career.

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.