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June 23, 2012 9:27 PM

Small farms like Runnymede are essential to the equine industry

According to a survey conducted last year by state government researchers, about two-thirds of Kentucky Thoroughbred farms are 250 acres or less, with 50 or fewer horses. The horses at those small farms account for about one-fourth of the total Thoroughbred population, which points to the symbiotic relationship between the big stallion operations and the small nurseries.

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