Samantha Lederman

Equine Reporter

Listeners might remember Lederman and her English accent from when she was a morning news anchor on WUKY from 1999 to 2001.

Lederman produces multi-platform horse-related news and feature stories. She also serves as a substitute host for the station’s local broadcasts of NPR’s "All Things Considered."

Samantha Lederman

Mention the tiny island nation of Barbados and what comes to mind…sunny beaches, palm trees, tropical breezes.  It might be time to add three day eventing to that list.  WUKY Horse Capital Reporter Samantha Lederman explains why.

Samantha Lederman

The Keeneland Sales Pavilion was almost completely full this afternoon as friends, family and fans gathered to celebrate the life of Penny Chenery.

Samantha Lederman

As the Keeneland Fall Meet gets under way Friday WUKY Horse Capital Reporter Samantha Lederman introduces us to Kent Sweezey, a Kentucky native hoping to make an impact over the seventeen days of racing.  She recently paid a visit to the up and comer at his home base in Louisville. 

Samantha Lederman

What do racehorses do when their careers on the track are over? Turns out they can do just about anything, and the Thoroughbred Makeover competition next week at the Kentucky Horse Park is the perfect place to see them in action. WUKY Horse Capital reporter Samantha Lederman brings us this preview.

Samantha Lederman

He may be known to many as the Great Compromiser but this weekend’s Living History Event at Ashland the Henry Clay Estate shines the spotlight on the famous Kentuckian’s contributions to agriculture.  WUKY’s Samantha Lederman has this preview.

Samantha Lederman

What do Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming, and Dubai World Cup & Breeders Cup winner Arrogate have in common?  They’re both Keeneland September Sales graduates. Every Fall buyers from all over the world flock to Lexington to browse an elite selection of the cream of the crop of thoroughbred racing’s yearlings.  Horse Capital Reporter Samantha Lederman went behind the scenes at Dell Ridge Farm to discover what it takes to join that rare club.

Samantha Lederman

Stand up Paddle boarding is an activity that seems tailor made for folks wanting to explore Kentucky’s many scenic lakes and waterways.  Not surprisingly it’s catching on in the commonwealth.  In fact, WUKY’s Samantha Lederman recently spent her evening paddling around Lake Cumberland.  Her excursion is the latest in our series of Kentucky Adventures.

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The Kentucky Horse Park is hosting the United State Hunter Jumper Association Championships this weekend, and as Horse Capital Reporter Samantha Lederman explains, that means there's a lot of money at stake.

Samantha Lederman

Nestled in between a few of Lexington's historic and prestigious thoroughbred breeding farms on Leestown Road, there's a new kid on the block, and he's establishing a little piece of Down Under here in the Bluegrass.  Horse Capital Reporter Samantha Lederman recently paid a visit to "Horse Whisperer" Dan James of Double Dan Horsemanship.

Samantha Lederman

TV, radio, print, and social media are all abuzz over a professional wrestler who’s using his left-leaning political beliefs to rile up fans in a predominantly red part of the country.  For a different kind of Kentucky Adventure 91.3 WUKY’s Samantha Lederman goes one on one with Dan Richards, AKA “The Progressive Liberal.”

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