Kentucky Horse Council

Articles by Kentucky Horse Council

Winter Horse Care Tips for Owners

Horses can live outside in comfort year round with a few amenities provided by their owners. Read More

KHC Supports Gelding Clinic at Kentucky Horse Park

Sixteen colts or stallions were gelded at the March 10 low-cost gelding clinic. Read More

September KENA Meeting Focuses on Equine Stem Cell Therapy

The September KENA meeting will focus on the use of stem cell therapy to treat injuries in horses. Read More

Purchasing Used Tack & Equipment

The purchase of good, used tack can be an economical alternative to purchasing new tack and equipment. Read More

Parade Protocol Recommendations for Horses

Special considerations should be made before taking a horse to a parade. Read More

Understanding Kentucky Equine Land Use

The Commonwealth of Kentucky is a largely agricultural state. It's the "Horse Capital of the World", the large Read More

Trailer Smart for Safer Hauling

While it's impossible to eliminate every risk when hauling horses, we can certainly reduce them significantly. Read More

'Unwanted' Horses Focus of July KENA Meeting

At the next KENA dinner meeting (July 19) a panel of experts will provide insight into the blight of Kentucky Read More

Plan Now for Natural Disasters

Planning ahead for natural disasters can increase your horse's chance for surviving the storm. Read More

Tips for Long Distance Hauling

Mitigate the stress of transporting horses over a long distance by understanding good trailering practices. Read More

Understanding & Practicing Biosecurity on Horse Farms

Biosecurity is a big word that many livestock owners don't fully understand. Let's break it down: Bio means Read More

KHC to Provide Livestock Investigation Training to Law Enforcement Official

For the third consecutive year, the Kentucky Horse Council (KHC), in association with the Kentucky Cattlemen's Association (KCA), will offer Level I Livestock Investigation Training, which will take place May 11-13 in Morehead, Ky. The three-day Read More

Learn to Improve Personal Brand in the Horse Business at March KENA Meeting

At the next KENA (Kentucky Equine Networking Association) dinner meeting, Doug Emerson will share three tips on branding the equine business with a presentation called "Horses Don't Write Checks, Customers Do". Emerson is the author of Profitable Ho Read More

How to Make A Portable First-Aid Kit

Every horse owner should have an equine first-aid kit in their barn and trailer. There are a variety of equine first-aid kits commercially available ranging from under $50 to over $500. While the expensive kits offer a great deal of diverse tre Read More