22nd Annual Golf Scramble

The Kentucky Thoroughbred Farm Managers’ Club’s 22nd Annual Challenge Cup Golf Scramble will take place Tuesday, June 24th, 2014 at The University Club. Proceeds to benefit KEMI & Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation. 12:00 P.M. Shotgun Start!

This is your invitation to participate in this year’s Challenge Cup Golf Scramble.

• Box lunch will be provided in the carts, and a barbecue dinner will follow the golf scramble. Beer, water, and soft drinks will be provided on the course. The winning teams and the players closest to the pin and with the longest drives will be awarded prizes. Dress Code: All guests must wear appropriate golf attire. This would exclude such items as cut-off, tanks, t-shirts, and jeans.

• For 2014, teams will not be required to have an active member of the KTFMC. Teams should have an A,B,C, and D level player. A minimum of two drives per player must be used during the 18 holes of play. Teams are formed without KTFMC input, but individual entries will be placed on a team by KTFMC Golf Scramble committee members.

Please contact Brent Wilson (859) 753-5715, Andy Howard (859) 213-0085, Charles Campbell (859) 621-0514 or Gus Koch (859 621-4634 with any questions.

Corporate Sponsor Info and Entry Form
Hole Sponsor Info and Entry Form
Four-Player Team Entry Form
Individual Entry Form

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Have you checked out the 2013 Photos?

Don’t forget to check out the club photos from 2013!!

They are on our Event Photos page at http://ktfmc.org/event-photos/

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Colostrum Alert!!

COLOSTRUM ALERTColostrum Reserves are Very Low!

Hagyards and
Rood & Riddle combined have 3 pint of colostrum on hand at this time.

Please help by milking your foaling mares and donating a pint today!

Remember:
The bank is only successful due to the donor farms, without them there would be no bank.

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Free Classified Ads for our Members!

We now have Classifieds!!

You can post an ad for free today!

Looking for a new job? Looking to buy a piece of farm equipment? You can now browse our classifieds. Have a Thoroughbred job to advertise? Have farm equipment for sale? You can now post a classified ad on our website!

Cost:
This is a free service for KTFMC Active Club members. There is a $9.99/30 days fee for Ads posted by non-members and members within the support/service related industries. (All ads will be verified before posting approval)

Ad Duration:
Ads run for thirty days and then are automatically disabled. You will be able to reactivate ads.

How do I post an ad?
Go to http://ktfmc.org/ktfmc-member-classified-section/ and click on Place an Ad. You will have to log in/register to our website to place your ad. Please email Kim at info@ktfmc.org if you have any difficulties placing an ad.

Terms of Service:
This is a free limited service for KTFMC Club members. Ads will be removed if deemed inappropriate or not related to the Thoroughbred industry.  This classified section is intended only as a way to connect our members and help our farms, we are not advocating or backing any ad placed in this section.  All ads are subject to removal for any reason by KTFMC Officers and Board Members.

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Annual Farm Bureau Auction

31st Annual

Fayette County Farm Bureau

Farm Equipment Consignment Auction

Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 9:30 a.m.

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

 

CLICK HERE to Pre-register NOW for your bidder number!

KENTUCKY HORSE PARK Main Entrance

4089 IRONWORKS PIKE, LEXINGTON, KY
(Exit 120, I-75, at Ironworks Pike)
($5.00 Parking Fee will be charged by the Horse Park the day of the sale.)

All Types of Farm Equipment

And Lawn & Garden Equipment

* Equipment Accepted On *
Thursday, March 20, 2014 and Friday, March 21, 2014

 No Fuel Tanks, Tobacco Sticks, Float Trays, Camper Tops or Junk.
Auctioneer Has the Right to Refuse Any Item 

For More Information Call:
Carrie Johnson – Farm Bureau- (859) 253-0023
Todd Clark- (859) 621-6471
Bob James (859) 229-4642
Terms & Conditions:
$7.5% Commission
$20.00 Minimum per Lot
$500.00 Maximum per Lot
$20.00 Buy-Back Fee
$25.00 Buy-Back for Tractors
$50.00 Buy-Back Fee for Trucks & Boats


No Trucks, Trailers, Boats or ATV’s will be accepted without proper titles.

Check Out Times: Sat., March 22nd, after the sale till 6:00 P.M.
Sun., March 23rd, 9:00 A.M.- 6:00 P.M., Mon., March 24th 8:00 A.M.- 12 Noon
(All items must be removed no later than 12 Noon, Mon., March 24th)

Swinebroad- Denton, Inc.

Auctioneers: Walt Robertson, Ryan R. Mahan & Tom Biederman

DONATED ITEMS!  PLEASE BRING ANY USABLE ITEM TO THE AUCTION, NO JUNK!  ALL ITEMS WILL BE AUCTIONED OFF WITH 100% OF THE PROCEEDS GOING TO THEFAYETTECOUNTYFARM BUREAU EDUCATION FOUNDATION. TAX ID # WILL BE AVAILABLE.

All proceeds of the Consignment Auction will go towards the Scholarship programs administered by the Fayette County Farm Bureau Education Foundation. Donated items will be accepted and appreciated with 100% of the proceeds going to the Fayette County Farm Bureau Education Foundation. Donated equipment accepted will be considered a tax write off. The event is solely managed and operated by volunteers of the Fayette County Farm Bureau.

As a non-profit organization we are seeking to make a difference in students’ lives and in our local community’s future. Each year one Fayette County graduating Senior is selected by the Education Foundation, to recieve a  4 yr/ $20,000 Scholarship towards any University of their choice. In addition a 2yr/ $2,500 Vo-Tech scholarship is awarded to a Fayette residents/ students.

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UK Equine Showcase & 5th Annual KY Breeders’ Short Course

UK Equine Showcase and 5th annual Kentucky Breeders’ Short Course
February 7-8
Four Points by Sheraton, 1938 Stanton Way

 https://2014ukequineshowcase.eventbrite.com

The UK Equine Showcase, now in its third year, will highlight the university’s current equine programs and relevant industry findings. It will run from 1-5 p.m. Feb. 7, with a light reception following. The showcase will offer four hours of Continuing Education credit for veterinarians and veterinary technicians.

The 5th Annual Kentucky Breeders’ Short Course is an in-depth program on equine reproduction and horse management issues from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 8, with lunch provided. The short course will offer six and a half hours of Continuing Education credit for veterinarians and veterinary technicians.
New this year, an in-depth reproductive “wet lab” will also be offered on Feb. 9 to a limited number of participants who want a hands-on educational opportunity led by some of the equine industry’s foremost experts.

Questions? Contact Jenny Evans, Marketing and Promotion Specialist Senior at the UK Gluck Equine Research Center, at jenny.evans@uky.edu or 859-218-1089.

Thanks!

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Annual Dues

Greetings Everyone!

This is just a reminder that annual dues are due in January of each year and must be paid prior to receiving your copy of the membership directory. The 2014 directory will be available for hand out at our February meeting and then mailed to paid members shortly after. Dues for an active member is $45 and an associate member is $60.

You can pay your dues online at http://ktfmc.org/membership-dues/ or mail a check to the club office at:

 KTFMC
Attn: Dues
1005 Richmond Road
Lexington, KY 40502

 If you have any questions please contact Kim at info@ktfmc.org
or our club accountant Linda at billing@ktfmc.org.

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Officers & Board Members

2014 Officers & Board Members

OFFICERS

BRENT WILSON
President
Vinmar Farm
president@ktfmc.org

RANDY GILBERT
Vice-President
Shawnee Farm
vp@ktfmc.org

KRISTEN GONCHAROFF
Secretary
Indian Creek
secretary@ktfmc.org

SCOOTER HUGHES
Sergeant-At-Arms
Hughes Management
saa@ktfmc.org

GUS KOCH
Treasurer
Shawhan Place
treasurer@ktfmc.org

DIRECTORS

CHARLES CAMPBELL
Director
Lane’s End Farm

ANDY HOWARD
Director
Lane’s End Farm

BRYAN CASSILL
Director
UK Maine Chance Farm

JOHN MULHOLLAND
Director
Mulholland Springs

ROBERT HAMMOND
Director
Darby Dan Farm

FERRAN ROBINSON
Director
Winter Quarter Farm

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December Membership Meeting: Dr. Jill Stowe

Next Membership Meeting

Dr. Jill Stowe / Election Results / KEMI Scholarship Winners

December 11th, 2013 at the Red Mile

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Dr. Jill Stowe
Dr. Jill Stowe is an associate professor in the University of Kentucky’s Department of Agricultural Economics and also serves as the Director of the UK Ag Equine Programs. Her areas of specialization include economics of the equine industry, decision making under risk and uncertainty, other-regarding preferences, incentives, and neuroeconomics. Her research has been published in the Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, Economic Inquiry, Neuron, and Nature Neuroscience. Dr. Stowe received a Ph.D. in Economics from Texas A&M University (2002) and was previously on the faculty at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business (2002-2008).

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• RSVP’s must be in by 5 p.m. December 8th, 2013.
• No RSVP’s will be taken after the deadline.
• Walk-in seating limited.
• Registration begins at 6:15 P.M. at Red Mile.
• Dinner begins at 6:45 P.M.
• Cash, Check and Credit Card payments accepted at the door.
• Please list names of all attendees when making reservations.

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To register for this meeting select your payment preference:

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Free Thanksgiving Meal for Farm Employees!!

Download the PDF forms here to sign up your farm employees for a free Thanksgiving meal from Bluegrass Farms Charities and Malones! Thanksgiving Info KTFMC_Page_1 Thanksgiving Info KTFMC_Page_2 Thanksgiving Info KTFMC_Page_3

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