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KY Horse Council Announces Spring Scholarship Recipients



Lexington, Ky.- Each year the Kentucky Horse Council provides scholarships for students of equine studies.  Three $1000 scholarships are awarded in the spring, and three $1000 scholarships are awarded in the fall.  The spring, 2007 scholarship recipients are: Mackenzie Brewer of Hazel Green, Kentucky; Christina Campbell of Elizabethtown, Kentucky; and Rebecca Lloyd of Corinth, Kentucky.


Mackenzie Brewer will be attending the University of Kentucky majoring in Animal Science with a Pre-Vet Option.  She serves as President of both the Senior Class and the area FFA chapter and devotes much of her time to community activities such as fundraisers for the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation and the Shriners Hospital

Christina Campbell is currently attending Midway College pursuing a degree in Equine Business.  She has been an active member in the Kentucky State 4H Horse Program, the National FFA Organization and the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association.

Rebecca Lloyd is attending the University of Kentucky majoring in Equine Production/Management.  The mother of three young children, she is a member of the University Equestrian Team and the Horse Judging Team. 

"Many very qualified students applied for this scholarship, all with excellent academic records and a history of involvement in the equine industry," commented Dr. Robert Coleman, chair of the Kentucky Horse Council Education Committee and Associate Director for undergraduate education in equine science and management at the University of Kentucky. "We are pleased that so many talented and motivated students have chosen the Equine Industry as their career choice."

The scholarship recipients will be honored at the Kentucky Horse Council's annual meeting on November 4th, 2007.

The Kentucky Horse Council is a statewide, all-breed non-profit group that is committed to the horse and horse owners, their activities, and the horse industry environment through focused education, communications, and financial benefits. For more information, visit or call 859-367-0509.





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