Jane K. Beshear : First Lady of Kentucky

First Lady of Kentucky, Jane K. Beshear is a life-long equine enthusiast, competitor and industry supporter. She has served on the board of directors for numerous equine organizations including Equestrian Events Inc., which organizes the Kentucky Rolex 3-Day Event and the Kentucky Horse Park Foundation Board. Recently, she was a member of the World Equestrian Games Foundation Board, which successfully hosted in 2010 the first ever FEI World Games outside of Europe, an event that attracted more than half-a-million attendees from around the globe.
Mrs. Beshear actively promotes Kentucky’s Adventure Tourism economic development initiative, which highlights and seeks to expand outdoor adventure activities and recreational trails for equestrians, hikers, bikers and motorized users throughout the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
Mrs. Beshear’s experience as an eventer, fox hunter, trail rider and farm owner has given her a practical understanding of the importance of trail system development and sustainability issues by trail riders and outdoor enthusiasts alike. Mrs. Beshear seeks to educate the youth of Kentucky on the joys and benefits of time spent in the great outdoors and devotes as much of her time as possible to her own farm in central Kentucky.

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