Upcoming Appalachian Horse Center meetings

Perry is among nine counties considered for the center

By Sam Neace - [email protected]

Courtesy photo | The Appalachian Horse Center logo.

HAZARD — The Appalachian Horse Center will be conducting six public meetings to learn more about the Appalachian Horse Center and its plans to develop over the next few years in Southeast Kentucky. “Mountain horses working for the Eastern Kentucky economy through tourism, equine therapy, job creation, workforce training and education,” is a mission of the Horse Center.

Presentations will be held Feb. 14 through Feb. 16 for the nine county region in Southeast Kentucky: Breathitt, Floyd, Harlan, Knott, Leslie, Letcher, Magoffin, Perry and Pike. You are welcome to bring your family and friends and learn about the positive impact of this initiative on the region’s economy, jobs and horse health. Light refreshments will be served.

BREATHITT COUNTY: Feb. 14 at 2:00 p.m. at the Breathitt Co. Life Skills, 1127 Main Street, Jackson KY 41339.

KNOTT COUNTY: Feb. 15 at 1:00 p.m. at Knott County Sportsplex, 450 Kenny Champion Loop, Leburn, KY 41831

FLOYD COUNTY: Feb. 15 at 5:30 p.m. at Floyd County Ag Extension Center, 921 S Lake Dr., Prestonsburg, KY 41653

HARLAN COUNTY: Feb. 16 at 9:30 a.m. at Harlan County Courthouse Fiscal Courtroom, 210 E Central St # 111, Harlan, KY 40831

LESLIE COUNTY: February 16 at 4:00 p.m. at Leslie Co Extension Center, 22045 Main St #514, Hyden, KY 41749

PERRY COUNTY: Feb. 16 at 6:00 p.m. at Kentucky River Area Development District (KRADD) office at 917 Perry Park Road, Hazard, KY 41702

The Appalachian Horse Center would like to thank the facilities above for providing complimentary meeting space for these presentations. The Appalachian Horse Center’s Facebook page is: www.facebook.com/AppHorseCenter. If you have any questions, contact Ginny Grulke at [email protected] or at 859-940-4672.

Sam Neace can be reached at 606-629-3243 or on Twitter @HazardHerald.

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Perry is among nine counties considered for the center

By Sam Neace

[email protected]

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