Registration for this event is closed.  Please email Lindsay Vance at with any questions.  

The University of Kentucky is hosting its third Experience Equine Day on Friday, October 18.  This event is geared toward high school juniors and seniors with a strong interest in pursuing an Equine Science and Management degree. 


Tentative Schedule

8:30 a.m.Check-In at E.S. Good Barn
Meet and Greet with Equine Student Clubs
light refreshments served
9:30 a.m.Welcome and Overview of the Day
9:45 a.m.

Group A: Ag Campus Tour, Gluck Equine Research Center
Group B: Gluck Equine Research Center, Ag Campus Tour

11:00 a.m.Admissions and Scholarship Information

11:45 a.m.

12:30 p.m.

Lunch hosted by UK Equine Alumni Network

Equine Program Overview 

1:00 p.m.

Load shuttle at E.S. Good Barn

1:30 p.m.

Three-Stop Tour: Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital, Spendthrift Farm, Maine Chance Farm

4:30 p.m.

5:00 p.m.

5:30 p.m.

Q&A Session at Pirri Teaching Pavilion

Travel to UK Campus

Return to E.S. Good Barn 

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Pre-Veterinary Medicine

Many students in our Equine Science and Management program are also a part of pre-veterinary medicine pathway.  For more information, click here

In-State Tuition

Thanks to agreements through the Academic Common Market, high school students from the following states may enroll in the University of Kentucky's Equine Science and Management program at in-state tuition rates: 

  • Alabama
  • Arkansas
  • Delaware
  • Georgia
  • Louisiana
  • Maryland 
  • Mississippi 
  • South Carolina 
  • West Virginia

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