Out and About

Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event 2013

The Equine Scholars Program attended the 2013 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event at the Kentucky Horse Park this April.  Rolex is always one of our favorite events, as the excitement in the air is like none other, and the event draws top level riders from all over the world.  Nowhere else in North America can somebody […]

By |June 10th, 2013|Out and About|Comments Off

Trip to Jackson Chiropractic Wellness Center

Scholars visited Jackson Chiropractic Wellness Center in Versailles, KY.  We met with Drs. Bruce and Anita Jackson, D.C., owners of the practice, who spoke to us about the complicated role proper bone structure and alignment play in the overall health of the horse.  The Jackson’s facility is unique in that they treat humans, horses, […]

By |December 12th, 2012|Out and About|Comments Off

Volunteering at the Alltech National Horse Show

Scholars volunteered and were given a V.I.P. tour of the 2012 Alltech National Horse Show at the Kentucky Horse Park. 2012 was the second year that the show has been held in Lexington, KY and the first year that the Equine Scholars Program has been part of the experience.  The National Horse Show is […]

By |December 12th, 2012|News, Out and About|Comments Off

Tour of Spy Coast Sport Horse Farm

Spy Coast Farm specializes in the breeding and development of top-quality performance horses. With three locations along the East Coast (New York, Florida and Kentucky), Spy Coast is able to take advantage of the best climate, vet services, show facilities, training and riding talent. Equine Scholars got to speak with Spy Coast Vet Dr. […]

By |April 30th, 2012|Out and About|Comments Off

Tour of Waterford-Millford Farm, Quarentine Facility

Waterford-Millford Farm, located in historic Midway, Ky., is 850 acres with 13 varying-style barns, from two 25-stall facilities to a pair of five-stall barns. The differing numbers of stalls in our barns enables them to handle the needs of any group or individual, whether it be for sales, breeding or quarantine. In all, there […]

By |April 18th, 2012|Out and About|Comments Off

Rolex Course Walk With Builder Mick Costello

Equine Scholars got a behind-the-scenes peek at the new 2012 Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event cross-country fences on a beautiful afternoon in the Bluegrass. Held at the Kentucky Horse Park, Mick took us around to some of the new fences (which are awesome!) and explained new procedures put in place in the last few years […]

By |April 9th, 2012|Out and About|Comments Off

Guest Speaker Laura D’Angelo, Equine Attorney

Laura D’Angelo grew up in Meaford, Ontario, in a decidedly non-horsey family. When she was 8 years old, she received her first pony. She spent much of her childhood riding and showing ponies. “Her path to becoming a Lexington lawyer focusing on the equine and gaming industry, however, was not linear; she got an undergraduate […]

By |March 27th, 2012|Out and About|Comments Off