2010 Kentucky International Equine Summit Recap

Several representatives from the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture attended the 2010 Kentucky International Equine Summit April 26-27 at Lexington's Downtown Hilton. Sponsored by the University of Louisville College of Business and the UK College of Agriculture, the Summit attracted about 100 attendees to listen to 74 speakers and panelists dealing with a broad range of challenges facing all segments of the horse industry.

The biennial event offers three simultaneous sessions over a two-day period. The tracks for 2010 were: New Ideas in Equine Media and Technology; Equine Industrial Structures and Strategies; Increasing Globalization of Equine Activities; Equine Association Leadership/Management; Postsecondary Equine Education Programs; and Equine Regulatory and Jurisdictional Issues. John Long, Chairman of the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games and CEO of the United States Equestrian Federation, was the luncheon speaker on April 26. Nick Nicholson, president of the Keeneland Association, spoke at the luncheon on April 27. A video of each panel discussion is available at www.horsetv.com/hspan. For more information on the summit, visit www.kyequinesummit.com.

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