Missouri 4-H Equine Tour
2016 Equine Tour Group
Fifty Missouri 4-H horse project teens spent six days exploring the equine careers and industry in the Lexington, Kentucky area May 23-29, on the tenth annual Missouri 4-H Equine Tour. The 2016 tour had a strong emphasis on the thoroughbred racing industry beginning with a daybreak viewing of race horses breezing at Keeneland, visiting the premier thoroughbred farms of Clairborne, Gainesway, and Judemont; a thoroughbred rehabilitation facility, New Vocations; and viewing the races at Churchill Downs. The tour also included visits to outstanding Icelandic, Saddlebred, and Quarter Horse farms.