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UK Forage Bowl Team Wins National Title

Rodeo Team Makes its Debut at UK

Lessons in Agriculture from the Land Down Under

Lloyd's of London, Univ. of Kentucky Continue Partnership

Maine Chance Campus Facility Renamed for Area Veterinarian

UK College of Agriculture, Food, and Environment Name Change

Commentary: The Evolution of Equine Disease Quarterly

Study Examines Off-The-Track Thoroughbred Adoption Issues

What's in an OIE Reference Laboratory?

Rider Safety Program Releases Booklet on Pasture Safety

Saddle Up Safely Celebrates Three Years in Horse Riding Safety Partnership

UK Launches Thoroughbred Worker Health and Safety Study

UK Ag Receives More than $500,000 to Help Beginning Farmers

Vet Science Grad Program Unites Passion for Science, Horses

Extension Celebrates 100 Years of County Agents

Gluck Center Reproductive Faulty to Speak at WCERS

New Horseman's Card Supports Equine Research

Gluck Center Researchers to Speak at KER Conference

Gluck Releases Third Research Report

Grayson-Jockey Club Funds Vaccination Immune Response Study

UK Launching Study of Equine-Guided Leadership in Nurses

UK Equine Showcase Presents Young Horse Research

UK's Horse Pasture Evaluation Program Accepting Enrollments

Leadership Straight from the Horse's Mouth

UK's Equine Initiative Renamed UK Ag Equine Programs

Like UK College of Agriculture on Facebook

Reproduction Facility Opens at UK Maine Chance Equine Campus

UK's Gluck Equine Research Center Celebrates 25 Years

Dates Set for 2012 KENA Meetings

UK Study on Muscle Mass in Horses Underway

Soil Scientist Works to Preserve Early Equine History

Leading Sire Stud Fees: Breeding to Sell

Gluck Center Groups Publish Multiple Papers in One Journal

Gluck Center Researchers Synthesize ITPP for UPenn

UK Part of Neogen's Animal Safety Success

Searching for UK Alums in the Horse Industry

Hay Producers: Quality Second Cutting Still Likely

UK at the Equine Science Society Symposium

Quiz Tests Equestrians' Rider Safety

New Antibiotic Susceptibility Method Available Through UKVDL

Grayson-Jockey Club Foundation Funds Wobbler Research

UK Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory Expansion Complete

Gluck Equine Research Foundation Releases Second Research Report

Kentucky Nonprofit Network Holds Town Hall Meetings

Commentary: When in France

Kentucky Equine Law Journal Ranked in Top 100

UK and UofL Equine Programs Collaborate

Comprehensive Planning for Equine Organizations

University of Kentucky Pasture Evaluation Program Enjoys Continued Success

Horses Needed for Metabolic Syndrome and Laminitis Research

Morris Animal Foundation Funds Equine Arteritis Virus Study

KER Establishes Lawrence Fellowship at the University of Kentucky

UK Equine Programs on Facebook

Animal Genetics Testing Lab Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Online Budget Tools for Horse Owners Offered by UK College of Agriculture

The Horseman's Card Donates $17,400 to UK's Gluck Center in 2010

Horse Mania: UK Equine Initiative's "Big Blue" Comes Home

Survey Highlights Need for Equestrian Safety

Recap: UK College of Agriculture at WEG

Bluegrass Equine Digest: A Year in Review

Lloyd's of London and UK Department of Veterinary Science Partnership

Eight Kentucky Universities Welcomed the World During WEG

UK Horticulture Helps WEG Bloom

University of Kentucky Boasts Equestrian Accomplishments

Horse Safety Campaign Releases New Brochure on Horse-Related Injuries

Equine Research Featured in UK's Odyssey Magazine

UK Livestock Lab Changes Name for a Broader Focus

University of Kentucky Hosts International Symposium on Equine Reproduction

Horses Needed for Equine Metabolic Syndrome Research Project

U.K. Women's Polo Team Wins Nationals

Gluck Equine Research Foundation Releases Inaugural Research Report

Kentucky Horse Park Stream Project to Improve Water Quality

Black Stallion Literacy Foundation Hosts Workshop

Saddle Up Safely Campaign Unveils New Booklet

Pasture Evaluation Program an Investment for Farms

New University of Kentucky College of Agriculture Online Giving Site Launched

Kentucky Livestock Disease Diagnostic Center Expansion in Progress

MRLS Foal Losses in Kentucky Increased Slightly in 2009

UK Livestock Disease Diagnostic Center Attains National Accreditation

Rhodococcus equi Researcher Receives $200K Grant from USDA

Gluck Center Equine Research Fund Aided by Credit Card

Conceptualizing the Kentucky Horse Industry as an Economic Cluster

Equine Disease Quarterly Gets Renewed Lloyd's of London Support

'Greening' the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games

Commentary: Horse Health Research Needs Funding

Equine Research Projects Get Racing Commission Approval

UK Farm a Site for Student Learning

Lawsonia Intracellularis Study: Thoroughbred Farm Participation Needed

Spotlighting Kentucky's Cooperative Extension Service

Spotlight Equine: Community Leadership Development and Land Use

UK Graduate Students Nab Top Three Emerging Scientist Awards

Greening the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games

Irwin Foundation Donates $10,000 to Seminar Series

UK Features Projects on African-Americans in Kentucky's Equine History

Gluck Center to Receive Donation from Owners of Champion Thoroughbred Filly

Horses as Healers in College Hippotherapy Course

UK's Gluck Equine Research Center Continues to Improve Horse Health

Gluck Center's Equine Reproductive Health Group Sets Goals

Soil Scientist Works to Preserve Early Equine History

Kentucky Equine Survey Launches

Aging Farmers' Health and Safety

Saddle Up Safely Wins Safety Award

Gluck Anniversary, Equine Research Hall of Fame Dates Set

Three Inductees Named to UK Equine Research Hall of Fame

Weaning Stress Horse Course Archived

Kentucky Farm-Level Equine Receipts Increase in 2011

UK Art Museum Features Animal Exhibit

Gluck Research Foundation Releases Fourth Research Report

Agriculture's Impact on Kentucky is Worth Billions

Horses Teaching Humans about Leadership

UK Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory Launches New Website

UK, KHP Foundation Partner to Improve Watershed

First UK Equine Research Crowdfunding Project Raises $6,000

Gluck Foundation Releases Fifth Research Report

UK Researchers and Students Present at AMCOP

UK Ag Equine Programs Receives Two AHP Awards

2014 Equine Research Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

Saddle Up Safely Releases Booklets on Safe Equine Travel

Gluck Center Interim Leadership Positions Announced

Lloyd's of London, UK Partnership Continues

Early Cold Blast Prompts Livestock Cold Stress Warning

Coffey Named Chair of UK Animal and Food Sciences Department

UK Studies Featured at AAEP Kester News Hour



UK Seminar Series Kicks off Jan. 30

Register Now for UK Equine Showcase, Breeders' Short Course

UK Offers Two Upcoming Continuing Education Events

UK To Host Endocrine and Genetic Disorders Symposium

Performance Horse Nutrition Subject of Sept. KENA Meeting

Kentucky Equine Youth Festival Celebrates the Horse and Kentucky's Youth

UK Art Museum Features Animal Exhibit

Central Kentucky County Agents Host Pastures Please! Workshop

UK Seminar Series Sees Changes in 2013

UK to Host 2013 Equine Showcase, Breeders' Short Course

International Conference on Equine Infectious Diseases a Success

UK Lecture Series Presents Olympian Reed Kessler

Gluck Center to Host Infectious Disease Conference

Fourth Annual UK Equine Farm and Facilities Expo Scheduled

Western Kentucky Equine Field Day Scheduled for June 5

Central Ky. County Agents Host 'Pastures Please!' Workshops

UK to Host Equine Showcase and Breeders' Short Course

Advances in Equine Neurological Diseases Symposium a Success

UK Equine Initiative Farm and Facilities Expo

Second Annual Breeders' Short Course Recap

Registration Open for Kentucky Breeders' Short Course

KENA Holds Successful Second Meeting

Kentucky Equine Networking Association Hosts Inaugural Meeting

Save the Date for Gluck Center Short Courses

New Kentucky Equine Networking Association Kicks Off Sept. 16

Equine Farm and Facilities Expo Provided Hands-On Experience

2010 Kentucky International Equine Summit Recap

Horse Park Supporter to Speak at UK Distinguished Lecture Series

Addressing Horse Industry Challenges

Kentucky Horse Breeders' Course Covers Reproduction, Deworming

Nick Nicholson to speak at distinguished lecture series

UK EI field day held June 27

UK Equine Showcase Presents Young Horse Research

Leadership Straight from the Horse's Mouth

Equine Research Hall of Fame to Add Four New Members

University of Kentucky Launches Rider Safety Awareness Campaign

Donors Recognized at Equine Reproduction Facility Groundbreaking

Dates Set for Kentucky Stud Managers' Short Course

WEG: Safeguards for International Shipment of Horses

Spotlight Equine: UK Animal Genetic Testing and Research Laboratory Offers Tests to Public

UK Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory Expansion Complete

UK to Host Lawsonia Symposium

33rd Annual Alfalfa Conference Recap

UK Ag Equine Programs at Equine Science Society Symposium

2014 UK Equine Showcase, Breeders' Short Course Scheduled

Graham Motion and Buck Davidson Team Up for UK Lecture

UK Ag Equine Program Hosts Two June Equine Field Days

UK to Host Eastern Kentucky Grazing Day

UK Gluck Center to Host EAV Symposium in November

2015 Equine Showcase, Breeders' Short Course Scheduled

Register Now for UK Equine Showcase, Breeders' Short Course

UK Extension Agents to Host 8th Annual Pastures Please

UK Law Symposium to be Held Feb. 24

Upcoming Conference Celebrates 35 Years of Advancing Alfalfa

UK Equine Showcase, Breeders' Short Course Held Jan. 23-24

Grayson-Jockey Club Funds Equine Research in 2015


Annual Career Fair Unites College Students, Equine Industry



UK's Horohov, Page Receive Research Grant

UK Researchers' Work Discussed at AAEP Kester News Hour

UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment Has New Dean

Nielsen, Stowe Win 2013 Horse Call Grant Award

Adams Receives Equine Research Grant

Sri Lanka's Ambassador Visits UK, Gluck Center

UK Ag Dean Scott Smith Receives Lyons Award

Stowe Named UK Ag Equine Programs Director

Gluck Center's Nielson Receives Grayson-Jockey Club Grant for Parasite Study

David Switzer Inducted into UK Hall of Distinguished Alumni

Clay Named Chair of Gluck Equine Research Foundation

Former UKVDL Bacteriology Chief Receives National Award

Gluck Researcher Publishes Equine Parasite Control Handbook

UK's Lawrence Receives Distinguished Service Professorship

Norm Luba Named 2011 Friend of the UK Equine Initiative

Adams Named Assistant Research Professor at Gluck Center

Nielsen Joins Gluck Center Faculty

UK Researchers to Speak at Alltech Symposium in May

U.K. Gluck Center Names Barry Ball New Equine Reproductive Endowed Chair

Nielsen Accepts Parasitology Position at Gluck Center

CSU Lecture Series Honors Squires

Ed Squires Named new Equine Initiative Director

Laurie Lawrence Recognized with ASAA Fellow Award

Longtime UK Veterinary Science Lab Tech Retires

Gluck Center's Timoney Named Chair of International PrEquID Group

Visiting Scientists Target Endometritis

UK Professor Melds Apparel and Horses in Student and Academic Research Projects

French Students Get a Taste of the Bluegrass

Fellowship Benefits Ukranian Researcher at Gluck Center

Nancy Cox Honored with Bluegrass Tomorrow Vision Award

UK's Craig Carter Named KY Veterinarian of the Year

Visiting Scientist Examines Parasites

Tobin Receives National Industry Service Award

Book Recounts Career of CDC Vet Division Founder

Changing Faces in UK's Equine Programs

Kentucky Diagnostic Center Director Honored at Army Retirement Ceremony

Visiting Scientist Builds Parasitology Bridges

Older Horses: Researcher Awarded Grant for Aging Study

University of Kentucky Researcher wins Prestigious Award; Will be Honored by President Obama

Rosenberg Named 2009 Friend of the UK Equine Initiative

Equine-Related Therapies a Focus for UK Doctoral Candidate

Equine Environmental Impact Study to Include UK Faculty Member

UK Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory Welcomes New Scientist

UK Researcher Awarded $2.9 Million for EAV Research

Bennett Named to UK Positions


Weed of the Month

Weed of the Month: Eastern Poison Ivy

Weed of the Month: Perilla Mint

Weed of the Month: Sandburs

Weed of the Month: Poison Hemlock

Weed of the Month: Star-of Bethlehem

Weed of the Month: Buckhorn Plantain

Weed of the Month: Common Milkweed

Weed of the Month: Bitter Sneezeweed

Weed of the Month: Johnsongrass

Weed of the Month: Broadleaf Plantain

Weed of the Month: Hemp Dogbane

Weed of the Month: Spiny Pigweed

Weed of the Month: Red Maple

Weed of the Month: Yew, Taxus

Weed of the Month: White Snakeroot

Weed of the Month: Henbit 

Weed of the Month: Wild Parsnip

Weed of the Month: Chicory

Weed of the Month: Bush Honeysuckle

Weed of the Month: Curly Dock

Weed of the Month: Horsenettle

Weed of the Month: Tall Ironweed

Weed of the Month: Common Cocklebur

Weed of the Month: Goosegrass

Weed of the Month: Buttercup

Weed of the Month: Canada Thistle

Weed of the Month: Nimblewill

Weed of the Month: Common Dandelion

Weeds of the Month: Henbitt and Purple Deadnettle

Weed of the Month: Wild Violet

Weed of the Month: Common Ragweed

Weed of the Month: Spiny Pigweed

Weed of the Month: Musk Thistle

Weed of the Month: Wild Carrot

Weed of the Month: Common Ragweed

Weed of the Month: Nimblewill

Pasture Weeds Video Wins American Horse Publications Award

Weed of the Month: Wild Parsnip

Weed of the Month: Curly Dock

Weed of the Month: Wild Violet


Toxin Topic

Toxin Topic: Snakebites and Horses

Toxin Topic: Landscaping Plants to Avoid

Toxin Topic: Johnsongrass Poisoning in Horses

Toxin Topic: Alsike Clover and Red Clover

Toxin Topic: Slaframine Intoxication

Toxin Topic: Red Maple Toxicosis

Toxin Topic: Adverse Drug Effects

Toxin Topic: Anticoagulant Rodenticides


UK Graduate Student Spotlight

UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Rafaela De Negri

UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Laurel Mastro

UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Mieke Brummer

UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Krista Cotten

UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Kathryn Laura Smith

UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Barry Meade

UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Lingshuang Sun

UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Daniel Hestad

UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Juliana Roberta Campos

UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Ablesh Gautam, BVSc&AH, MS

UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Elizabeth M. Woodward

UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Yun Young Go

UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Sanjay Sarkar

UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Stephen Coleman

UK Graduate StudentSpotlight: Katheryn L. Cerny

UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Sydney Hughes

UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Catherine Whitehouse, BSc (Hons)

UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Rebeka Cosden

UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Kenny Burdine, MS

UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Claudia Klein

UK Graduate Student Soptlight: Kadie Vanderman, MS

UK Graduate Spotlight: Rose Burns McGee

UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Zhengchun Lu

UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Steffanie Burk

UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Krista Cotten

UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Brittany Harlow

UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Breanna Gaubatz

UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Allen Page

UK Graduate Student Spotlight: John E. Eberth

UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Anthony Claes

UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Jennifer Janes

UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Ashley Fowler

UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Emily Rubinson 

UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Gabriel Monteiro Davolli

UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Igor Canisso



Kentucky 2013 Farm Cash Receipts could Approach $6 Billion

Kentucky Equine Survey Releases Initial Findings

2012 Kentucky Equine Survey's Final Fundraising Push

Kentucky Farm Cash Receipts Exceed $5 Billion

Kentucky Farm-Level Equine Receipts Increase in 2011

Kentucky Equine Receipts May Stabilize in 2011

2012 Kentucky Equine Survey: Clearing up Misunderstandings

2012 Kentucky Equine Survey Reaches Critical Funding Goal

Thoroughbreds: Freshman Sire Stud Fees

Kentucky's Equine Industry has $3 Billion Economic Impact



Equine Genetic Disorders Reviewed

Cloning and Embryo Transfer Legal Issues

Equine Coat Color Genetics 101

Annotating the Equine Genome

The Role of Interferon Gamma in Foals

Studies of Hereditary Traits in Horses Using New Tools

Animal Genetic Testing and Research Lab Benefits Horse Owners

Equine Researcher Receives $500,000 Grant to conduct Genome Project

Horse Genome Publication Concludes Kentucky Project

Samples Needed for Wobbler Syndrome Research


Health and Diseases

New Biomarkers for Diagnosing Bacterial Placentitis in Mares

L. intracellularis Infections in Foals on the Rise

Gluck Center Develops New PCR Assay for EHV-1

EPM Diagnostics

Handling Equine Disease Outbreaks

Commentary: Biosecurity for Infectious Disease Control

EPM: Update on Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention

Equine Herpesvirus-1 Myeloencephalopathy: On the Rise?

Coronavirus: A Cause of Enteric Disease in Adult Horses?

Equine Piroplasmosis in America: Re-Emergence and Control

Lawsonia Prevalence Patterns Investigated

Streptococcus zooepidemicus: Only an Opportunist?

UKVDL Investigating Reports of Oral Lesions

UKVDL Records Rise in Equine Leptospirosis Cases

Equine Pastern Dermatitis: A Pathologist's Perspective

Selenium Status' Impact on Equine Antioxidant Factors

Equine Muscle Matters Reviewed

Equine Leptospirosis Abortion Update from the UKVDL

Nocardioform Placentitis Affecting Kentucky's 2012 Foal Crop

Exercise-Induced Inflammation and Injury in Racehorses

The Older Horse: An Immunological Perspective

UKVDL Nocardiororm Placentitis Study

Gluck Center Study on Equine Proliferative Enteropathy

Relationship between S. neurona and EPM Examined

Lots of Elbow Grease for Disinfection Project

Insulin Resistance: Not Just for Old Cushing's Horses

Equine Emerging and Surging Diseases: What's on the Horizon?

Genome Blueprint for Horse and Human Vaccines

Potomac Horse Fever Cases Seen at UKVDL

WNV Confirmed in Kentucky Horse

Understanding Potomac Horse Fever

Equine Herpesvirus Research Ongoing at the UK Gluck Center

Joint Disease and Cartilage Repair in Horses

Race-Day Drugs, Regulation Discussed by Panel

Updating Equine Influenza Vaccines

Ky. Thoroughbred Farms Take Part in L. intracellularis Study

Sarcocystis Neurona Genome Project Almost Complete

Articular Cartilage Maturation in Foals

Botulism in Horses: A Deadly Disease

Old Horse Immune Function: Is Gene Length Key?

Equine Influenza: Why Take Nasal Swabs?

Equine Disease Tracking: Kentucky's New System

Cartilage Repair Tissue 'Substantially Different'

AAEP Award to Support Wobbler Syndrome Research

Rabies Vaccinations: An Equine Care Basic

Colic in Horses: General Review

Immunology of Foals: Environmental Effects on Immune Maturation

Neonatal Isoerythrolysis: Foal Jaundice

Emerging Disease: Equine Proliferative Enteropathy

Equine Pharmacology, Therapeutics, and Toxicology

Spotlight Equine: UK's Livestock Disease Diagnostic Center

EVA and EHV-1 Research a Focus at the Gluck Equine Research Center

Foal Pneumonia Case Review

'Heart Attacks' and Heart Disease in Horses

Evaluating Your Horse's Body Condition

Lecture: Regulation of Muscle Mass in Horses

Practitioners' Day at Equine Infectious Disease Conference

Exercise, Nutritional Supplement's Effects on Inflammation

Understanding the Differences between EMS and PPID

2013 Update on Nocardioform Placentitis in Kentucky Mares

Equine Neurologic Disease

Handling Equine Disease Outbreaks

Kentucky Equine Survey's Horse Health Implications

L. intracellularis Research Review

Age-Related Susceptibility to R. equi Studied

NSAIDs Might Impair Horses' Response to Influenza Vaccines

Commentary: 'One Health' Helps Safeguard Horses' Health

Health Problems in Newborn Foals

Starting and Stopping a Mare's Estrous Cycle

As Summer Begins, Equine Heat Stress Looms

Blue-Green Algae Poisoning in Horses

Reproductive Leptospirosis in Horses

Tips for Preparing Your Older Horse for Winter

Commentary: Don't Ignore Exotic Diseases

The Equine Necropsy: A Sensitive but Important Topic

What Should I Expect From a Veterinary Visit?

Is HIP an Effective Treatment for R. equi?

Eastern Tent Caterpillar Egg Hatch Begins in Kentucky

L. intracellularis Infection, Risk Evaluated


Nutrition and Pasture Management

Nutrition's Role in Enhancing Aging Horses' Immunity

Q&A Trimming Feed Costs

Broodmares' Nutritional Needs during Late Gestation

Broodmare Nutrition: Preparing for Fall and Winter

Mare Response to Endometritis Treatment

Ionophore Intoxication in Horses

Microbial Colonization of the Foal's GI Tract

UK College of Agriculture: Time to Inventory, Purchase Hay

Feeding Broodmares in Fall and Winter

Warmer Weather Calls for Close Monitoring of Stored Grain

Fluoridated Water and Horses

Horse Lysine Requirements Focus of New Study

Gestational Weight Gain in Mares

Kentucky Hay Yields Down

Is Your Horse Too Fat? There's an App for That

Controlling ammonia in horse stalls

Effects of endophyte-infected tall fescue

Fescue Sample Handling, Storage can Affect Analysis Results

Controlling Bush Honeysuckle on Horse Farms

New Tool Detects Effects of Endophytic Alkaloid Consumption

UK's Horse Pasture Evaluation Program Identifies Kentucky Pasture Trends

Using Mature Hay for Bedding: Potential for Tall Fescue Toxicity

Fall Pasture Management Following a Drought

Creating Hardened Surfaces in Horses' High-Traffic Areas

UKVDL 2012 Forage Nitrate Testing Guidelines

Relative Feed Value of Hay

Tips for Overseeding Central Kentucky Horse Pastures

Climate Change's Effects on Kentucky Horse Pastures

Springtime Means Poison Hemlock Control

Nitrogen Losses in Soil During Wet Weather

Invasive Plant Species' Abundance Similar at Native and Introduced Sites

Managing Mud on Kentucky Horse Farms

Mature Hay Bedding has Potential for Tall Fescue Toxicity

Fall Pasture Improvements

Overseeding Horse Pastures in Central Kentucky

Managing Pastures to Avoid Tall Fescue Toxicity

Establishing Pastures and Hay Fields in Fall

Apply Nitrogen to Pastures in Fall

Bermudagrass for Horse Pastures

Tall Fescue Control in Horse Pastures

Using Soil-Cement on Horse and Livestock Farms

Poisoning in Horses: Common Toxic Substances

Developing Natural Springs as Equine Water Sources

Toxic Mushroom Risk for Horses in Kentucky Pastures Due to Wet Weather

Use Caution When Bedding Horses on Fescue

Managing Mud on Horse Farms

Rotational Grazing: Time it Right for Optimal Pastures

Plan Ahead to Reseed Pastures Best Results

Renovating the High-Traffic Paddock

Feed Choices Can Mean Cost Savings for Horse Owners

Amino Acid Requirements for Horses

Weed Management Plans for Horse Pastures

Fescue Toxicosis in Nonpregnant Horses

Hay: To Soak or Not to Soak?

Spring Pasture Management Do's and Don'ts

Tall Fescue Testing: Understanding the Numbers

Grazing Oat Pastures

Grazing Summer Grasses: What to Expect

Hay: Does Fertilization Matter?

Algal Blooms Pose a Danger to Livestock

Recommendations for Overseeding Horse Pastures

Myths About Hay Selection

An Equine New Year's Resolution: Better Pasture Management

Know Your Pasture Grass

Nutrient Digestibility in Healthy Adult and Senior Horses

Why Do Horses Need Amino Acids in Their Diets?

Using Electric Fence to Improve Pastures

Weed Management in Pastures, Hayfields, and More


Parasitology and other pests

Equine Parasite Research Crowdfunding Project Launched

Small Strongyles might be Developing Ivermectin Resistance

New Method for Detecting Bloodworms

Methods for Controlling Equine Parasites in the Environment

AAEP Launches Equine Parasite Control Guidelines

Eastern Tent Caterpillar Outlook for Spring 2013

UKVDL Leptospirosis Update, January 2013

Sustainable Equine Parasite Control Do's and Don'ts

Windrow Composting for Parasite Control and Waste Management

Fall Armyworm Captures Hit All-Time High

S. Vulgaris, Selective Deworming Association Studied

The Evolution of Equine Parasite Control

Summer Insects: Flies, Ticks, Wasps and Bees

Ticks Emerging Earlier than Normal

Equine Influenza PCR Assay Available in Kentucky

Dealing with Ticks

Eastern Tent Caterpillar Egg Hatch Underway

The Changing Face of Mosquito-Borne Illnesses

Time to Assess Eastern Tent Caterpillar Populations

Planning Out Deworming Practices

New Knowledge Comes Through New Research

Eastern Tent Caterpillar Egg Hatch Under Way, Numbers Up Again

Recent Study Indicates Possible Parasite Drug Resistance

Strongyle Egg Counts and Race Performance

Equine West Nile not a Huge Problem for Kentucky to Date

Parasite Egg Shedding on Central Kentucky Horse Farms

West Nile Virus and EEE Cases in Kentucky

Winter No Threat to Eastern Tent Caterpillar Eggs

New Statistical Model to Evaluate Dewormer Efficacy

Deworming: Less is More

Protecting Horses from Ticks

UK Researchers Awarded Grant to Study an Avermectin Dewormer

Pinworm Suspicion

Parasite Control in Young Horses

Study: Common Equine Parasite Misidentified in Textbooks



New Test Helps Vets Diagnose Placentitis in Pregnant Mares

Genetic Basis for Establishment of EAV Carrier State

Gluck Center Researchers Study Ways to Advance Breeding Seasons

Equine Reproductive Tract Bacteria Studied

Fertilization and Early Pregnancy Loss in Mares

Breeding Soundness Exams for Stallions

Congenital Flexural Limb Deformities in Foals

Endophyte-Infected Tall Fescue and its Effect on Broodmares

UKVDL Researcher Evaluates Causative Agents of Abortion

UK Equine Reproductive Health Group Goals

University of Kentucky Reporting an Increase in Placentitis Cases

Equine Abortion of Unknown Cause

Diagnosing Disorders of Sexual Development in Horses: Male or Female?

The Pregnant Mare and Perinatology: 10th International Symposium on Equine Reproduction Recap

The Non-Pregnant Mare: 10th International Symposium on Equine Reproduction Recap

Placentitis Research Could help prevent late-term abortions

Endometritis in the Mare

CEM Study: Antibiotic-treated Semen Can Reduce Transmission Risk

Early Embryonic Loss and Genetics

UK to Host International Symposium on Equine Reproduction

Advancements in Equine Repro Research

Reproduction in the Geriatric Mare



New Strangles Test Offered by UK Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory

Equine Piroplasmosis Testing Offered in Kentucky

UK Researcher Evaluates Uses for Anti-Müllerian Hormone Testing

UK's Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory Changes Potomac Horse Fever Testing Requirements

Researchers Recommend Three-Tiered EIA Testing

Equine Drug Testing, Medication Regulation Book Released

Grants Support Equine Gene Expression, Wobbler Syndrome Research at UK

Lawsonia Intracellularis Study Started at Gluck

Breakthrough in Genetic Testing of Embryos

Equine Influenza Vaccine Efficacy in Older Horses

New ELISA Test for EPM Diagnosis Developed at the Gluck Center

Water Quality Testing

New PCR Assay Reduces EHV-1 Testing Costs

The Latest in Diagnostic Imaging Modalities for Horses

New Diagnostic Assay for EPM Developed

New Real-Time PCR Assay for Diagnosing Potomac Horse Fever

Placentitis Could be Detected Early with Hormone Testing

Study: Antibiotics in Extenders can Prevent CEM Transmission

UKVDL Releases New Test Rates

EIPH Does Not Shorten Racing Careers

Genomics' Contribution to EVA Research and Beyond

Study: Hops Can Help Reduce Fructan Fermentation

International Research Team to Map Disease Genes in Horses


Other Management Topics

Horse Management Tips for Cold Temperatures

Protect Horses from Dying Ash Trees and Wildfire Threat

Preparing Horse Farms for Winter Weather Disasters

Preserving Rural Landscapes

UK College of Agriculture Weather Center Warns of Livestock Cold Stress

Top Tips for Environmentally Friendly Muck Storage

Horse Fencing: Is There a Best Choice?

Post-Rain Tips for Horse Owners

Best Management Practices for Environmental Systems

Planning for Winter on Kentucky Horse Farms

Kentucky's Livestock Get Early Dose of Heat Stress

Environmental Best Practices for Horse Owners

Practical Biosecurity for Horse Farms

U.K. to Investigate Environmental Impact of Equine Carcass Disposal

Composting: A Viable Alternative for Mortality Disposal

Biosecurity for Horse Farms: Stall Disinfection and Other Management Techniques

Customized Daily Weather Information for Kentucky Farms

EXtension Horses Offers Digital Classroom

Horseback Riding Survey Shows Many Don't Wear Helmets

Arctic Cold Dangerous for Livestock

Pervious Concrete Reduces Equine Injury, Environmental Risks

Digestive Capacity in Weanling and Mature Horses Studied

Oxytocin Injections to Suppress Estrus in Mares

UKAg Using Horses to Teach Emotional Intelligence

UKVDL Seeing Increased Lawsonia Submissions

Leader in Residence Event Connects Horses and Education

Commentary: Social Media and Equine Crisis Response

Reducing Risk from Tick-Borne Diseases

Late Summer Heat Wave Could Stress Livestock

Equipment for Managing Horse Pastures

Horse Farm Disaster Preparedness

Survey: Managers Use Outdated Parasite Control Strategies

Horse Management Tips for Cold Temperatures

32 and My Horse