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The University of Kentucky Wildcats Team win the 2021 Intercollegiate National Championship. Photo provided by the USEA

Unbridled community: UK Eventing team gallops toward success

Natalia Garcia, Reporter April 14, 2023

The Bluegrass region is at the heart of the equine industry. With world-renowned thoroughbred auctions and tracks, there is never a lack of equine activities to enjoy.  While horse racing may be at...

An exercise rider rides a horse on the main track during morning training on the opening day of the Spring Meet on April 7, 2023, at Keeneland in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Abbey Cutrer | Staff

‘A world class racetrack.’ Spectators pack the grandstand for Keeneland’s opening day

Bryce Towle, Reporter April 13, 2023

Racing fans gathered for opening day of Keeneland, a local horse racetrack on Friday, April 7.  The event brings in spectators of all ages, some attending since their younger years. Local attendee...

Horses move towards the main track and barns during morning training on the opening day of the Spring Meet on Friday, April 7, 2023, at Keeneland in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Carter Skaggs | Staff

PHOTOS: Morning training at Keeneland on Spring Meet opening day

The Keeneland Spring Meet began on Friday, April 7, and will conclude on Friday, April 28.

It’s Keeneland season in the Bluegrass

Maddi Dyment October 7, 2017

On Friday, the gates opened to one of Lexington’s most cherished traditions: Keeneland racing season.The sun shined bright on this old Kentucky home, making for a hot and breezy day at the racetrack....

Equestrian team practices for upcoming year

Echo Gotsick October 4, 2017

UK’s mascot may be a Wildcat, but it's horses are going to bring home the blue.The UK equestrian team looks strong this year with a new facility, a large team and a great track record from years past.The...

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