Searching for UK Alums in the Horse Industry

Were you equine before the University of Kentucky had an official equine program? If so, the UK Equine Initiative is interested in hearing from you.

"As our Equine Initiative team travels the state, we frequently meet people who are distinguished alumni of UK and work in the horse industry, but we have no way of identifying them as equine alumni through UK's database," explained Nancy Cox, PhD, associate dean for research in UK's College of Agriculture, Kentucky Agricultural Experiment Station director and administrative leader for UK's Equine Initiative. "We are seeking to create a list of all of these people so we can provide them with access to UK equine information and ask for advice on our programs. We are interested in their wisdom and expertise as we develop programs appropriate for Kentucky's signature industry."

So we are asking the question: Did you graduate from the College of Agriculture or another UK college before 2007 and are now part of the horse industry, either professionally or recreationally? Or, did you participate on equine clubs or teams at UK but had a non-equine major? If so, we'd like to hear from you. Please email

Holly Wiemers, MS, is communications director for UK's Equine Initiative.

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