Monday, April 25, 2011

Local experts to discuss future of horse industry at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Midway College

The future of the horse industry will be the topic of a panel discussion at Midway College Wednesday evening. Students from the course Economics of the Horse Industry will talk with local experts, beginning at 6 p.m. in Room 112 of the Anne Hart Raymond Center. The experts will be:

• Chris Stafford, an expert in horse media, who will discuss the role of the media in promoting equine activities to a larger audience.

• Deb Balliet, chief executive officer of the Equine Land Conservation Resource, a non-profit organization founded to promote national awareness of the importance of land and conservation for equestrian sports and activity. She will talk about equine access to land and what we need to do to keep it.

• Ginny Grulke, executive director of the Kentucky Horse Council, a non-profit organization dedicated to protection and development of the Kentucky equine community. She will speak on the role of leadership and organization in the horse industry.

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