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Carolina Equine Society to benefit Tobacco Farmers

The Board of Directors of the Carolina Equine Society,inc has requested a partnership grant from the Golden Leaf Foundation and the NC Tobacco Trust
Fund to import 40 well bred thoroughbred mares into the State of North Carolina.

This pilot program will introduce to tobacco farmers a new rotational crop and potentially a new industry into the state .( Breeding and raising for sale TB horses is the #1 agricultural industry in Kentucky and Maryland ,Florida ,California and New York all derive huge revenue from this renewable crop.)

The grant request to the NC Tobacco Trust Fund will provide the money necessary to convert and modify existing Tobacco barns and fencing into "Habitat for

This program is only available to tobacco farmers and allotment holders.

For more information
Stephen C. Hill
Exec. Director
Carolina Equine Society,inc


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