Equifest Program 2023


AGRITOURISM PANEL Friday w 10:00-10:45 w Workshop Room 201A

Join us as we explore the opportunities of promoting your equine business as an Agritourism Destination with horses or perhaps as a beginner’s horse experience. The time is right to expand these exposures that launch a love for horses to more people in our great state. Hear from a panel of experienced folks bringing information on advertising benefits by reg istering with Travel Kansas, learn from a business owner’s personal challenges and successes and recommendations for marketing, and consider examples from Maryland offering first time horse “discovery” experiences how such can strength en the equine industry for this state.

Panelists: • Kelsey Wendling, Agritourism Manager, Kansas Tourism

• Michael Green, Owner/Manager, Watkins C Ranch, Leavenworth, KS • Ross Peddicord, Executive Director, Maryland Horse Industry Board • Wayne Williams, “The Voice Behind the Microphone,” Owner/Manager, Speaking of Horses will facilitate discussion.

Wayne Williams Wayne Williams has over 40 years in radio broadcasting and uses that experience to bring folks a view into the world of horses from the perspective of many professionals through interviews. Wayne has a vast inventory of interviews with horse profes sionals and celebrities in his video archives and continues to procure more for his inter

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