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Bluegrass Equine Digest



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The Bluegrass Equine Digest is a free, monthly electronic newsletter dedicated to providing up-to-date information on equine research from the University of Kentucky's College of Agriculture, Food and Environment.

The Bluegrass Equine Digest brings together several entities, as content is provided by UK Ag Equine Programs and the Gluck Equine Research Center. The e-newsletter is brought to you by and sponsored by Zoetis Animal Health.

It features equine news, tips and research findings from UK's College of Agriculture, Food and Environment, including the Gluck Equine Research Center, the Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory and a wide range of departments at UK that conduct equine research.

For ideas or submissions, please contact Holly Wiemers ( or Jenny Evans (


Current issue:


June 2014

For a downloadable PDF of the June issue please visit


June Headlines:

As Summer Begins, Equine Heat Stress Looms

Weed of the Month: Common Ragweed

UK Equine Programs on Facebook and Twitter

UK Researchers and Students Present at AMCOP

UK Ag Equine Programs Receives Two AHP Awards

Blue-Green Algae Poisoning in Horses

Protecting Horses from Ticks

Grazing Oat Pastures

UK Ag Equine Program Hosts Two June Equine Field Days

UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Anthony Claes


Video series features UK experts on TheHorse: and the University of Kentucky have also partnered to provide hands-on educational videos to website visitors. Current videos include:


Pasture Weeds: Most Toxic

Weed Management: Thistles

The Horse’s Skeleton: Overview




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