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Livestock Investigation Training

2017 LIT Dates

Level 2 July 31-August 2

The Kentucky Horse Council provides Livestock Investigation Training in partnership with the Kentucky Cattlemen's Association. The training is offered to Animal Control Officers, Sheriffs, and other Kentucky law enforcement officials and prosecutors throughout the Commonwealth. A Level I class is offered once per year, and a Level II class is conducted once yearly if needed.

Both three day courses are approved as Continuing Education for Peace Officers by the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training.

Courses include extensive hands-on livestock activities. Whenever possible the courses are offered at a Kentucky College or University with an equine and livestock production program. Faculty from the institution frequently instruct investigators on their area of expertise.

LIT Costs:

3 Day Course(First day optional): $150 for Kentucky officials, $250 for out of state officials

2 Day Course: $100 for Kentucky officials, $200 for out of state officials


To register online for LIT, click here.

To print off a registration form and use a check: LIT Registration Brochure.pdf

Sponsorship Information 

If you are interested in sponsoring the Livestock Investigation Training sessions, check out our sponsorship forms below or email

LIT Level2 Sponsor Form 2017.pdf

Thank You to Our Sponsors

Large Animal Emergency Rescue

Hagyard Equine Medical Institute Technical Large Animal Emergency Rescue, Presented by the Kentucky Horse Council, will be taught by Justin and Tori McLeod at the Kentucky Horse Park.  To register for this course, print off and mail in LAR Registration Form.pdf with your check to:

Hagyard Equine Medical Institute
Attn: Nicole Tomlinson
4250 Iron Works Pike
Lexington, KY 40511

All checks can be made out to: Hagyard Equine Medical Institute.  

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Office: 859-367-0509

Fax: 866-618-3837


4037 Iron Works Parkway Suite 120
Lexington, Kentucky 40511

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