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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 Pfizer 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:

January 2014

For a downloadable PDF of the January issue please visit


January Headlines:

Equine Parasite Research Crowdfunding Project Launched

UK Researchers' Work Discussed at AAEP Kester News Hour

New Biomarkers for Diagnosing Bacterial Placentitis in Mares

Protect Horses from Dying Ash Trees and Wildfire Threat

UK's Horohov, Page Receive Research Grant

Register Now for UK Equine Showcase, Breeders' Short Course

L. intracellularis Infections in Foals on the Rise

Horse Management Tips for Cold Temperatures

UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Rafaela De Negri

UK Seminar Series Kicks off Jan. 30

UK Forage Bowl Team Wins National Title

Weed of the Month: Eastern Poison Ivy



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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