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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:


November 2014:

For a downloadable PDF of the October issue please visit


November Headlines:

Equipment for Managing Horse Pastures

Weed of the Month: Wild Violet

Study: Hops Can Help Reduce Fructan Fermentation

Lloyd's of London, UK Partnership Continues

Early Cold Blast Prompts Livestock Cold Stress Warning

The Equine Necropsy: A Sensitive but Important Topic

Horse Farm Disaster Preparedness

Survey: Managers Use Outdated Parasite Control Strategies

Coffey Named Chair of UK Animal and Food Sciences Department

Register Now for UK Equine Showcase, Breeders' Short Course


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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