Grooming horses at KyEHC

Last week my coworkers and I traded work clothes for barn garb and headed to the Kentucky Equine Humane Center (KyEHC) to volunteer as part of TheHorse.com’s 100,000 Minutes of Service campaign. The farm, located just outside Lexington in Nicholasville, is home to horses ranging in age from in utero to seniors, most of which are searching for their forever homes.

Julie Cooper, the barn manager, explained that the KyEHC takes in horses from all over Kentucky, and that those animals come from a variety of circumstances: Some from owners who simply can’t care for t

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