Kentucky Horse Council Announces Return of Kentucky Equine Networking Association

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The Kentucky Horse Council has announced the return of the popular Kentucky Equine Networking Association (KENA) on August 18, 2015, at Fasig-Tipton in Lexington, Kntucky. KENA is a dinner and educational series open to both equine professionals and horse owners and will feature a networking reception from 5:30-6:00 p.m., followed by dinner with the main speaker from 6-8 p.m.

The group, focused on the Kentucky Thoroughbred, sport and pleasure horse community, is charged with the mission of providing an educational and social venue for equine professionals and horse enthusiasts from all disciplines. KENA, which is supported by the University of Kentucky Equine Initiative and the Kentucky Horse Council, provides the opportunity for attendees to share ideas and business strategies and to obtain up-to-date knowledge on horse and farm management.

Presented by Zoetis, the August 18 educational topic will be “Biosecurity and Vaccination: Evaluating Flu and Herpes Risk,” presented by Dr. Rob Holland, Director of Zoetis Outcomes Research and a well-known national speaker, who consults worldwide on infectious diseases of the horse.

“We are thrilled to launch the return of KENA to reunite all segments of the horse industry in Kentucky,” said Katy Ross, Kentucky Horse Council Executive Director. “Bringing together the entire horse industry has always been and will remain a major goal of the Kentucky Horse Council, and this is a big step in the right direction.”

The Kentucky Equine Networking Association welcomes all Kentucky horse owners, professionals and enthusiasts to attend the August 18 event. For details and reservations, visit www.kentuckyhorse.org.

The Kentucky Horse Council is a non-profit organization dedicated, through education and leadership, to the protection and development of the Kentucky equine community. The Kentucky Horse Council provides educational programs and information, outreach and communication to Kentucky horse owners and enthusiasts, equine professional networking opportunities through KENA, trail riding advocacy, health and welfare programs, and personal liability insurance and other membership benefits. The specialty Kentucky Horse Council license plate, featuring a foal lying in the grass, provides the primary source of revenue for KHC programs.