UK Tour Displays Equine Industry Career Possibilities
Krista Lea, MS, coordinator of the University of Kentucky’s (UK) Horse Pasture Evaluation Program within the Department of Plant and Soil Sciences, and an equestrian herself, has hired many Equine Science and Management students as interns over the years.

She said she started to notice a pattern in their career paths or what careers they were considering, and saw a need to provide more information.

“We hire undergraduate students regularly each summer,” Lea said. “Many are equine students that want to become veterinarians or trainers, yet none of them have ended up there. Those are bo

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