■ Hoofbeats and Heartbeats: the Horse in American Art, an exhibition hosted by the Art Museum at the University of Kentucky, has been awarded a commendation by the Curators Committee of the Southeastern Museums Conference in the category, Best Exhibition over $100,000, and the Gold Award for its comprehensive marketing campaign.
■ Corey Proffitt Studios, a private massage therapy practice in Lexington, has been awarded the Celebration Media U.S. Talk of the Town Customer Satisfaction Award for the second consecutive year. The company earned a 5-star rating in customer satisfaction in 2011 and won the award in the health and medical category for providing excellent customer service.
Benchmark: Litigation has recognized Stoll Keenon Ogden a leading litigation firm in Kentucky for 2012. Six of the firm's attorneys were recognized as "local litigation stars": Doug Ballantine, Jack Ballantine, Doug Barr, Perry Bentley, Lea Goff and Sam Hinkle.
Compiled by Dorothea Wingo