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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:


August 2014

For a downloadable PDF of the July issue please visit


August Headlines:

2014 Equine Research Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

Algal Blooms Pose Danger to Livestock

EIPH Does Not Shorten Racing Careers

Reducing Risk from Tick-Borne Diseases

Saddle Up Safely Releases Booklets on Safe Equine Travel

Late Summer Heatwave Could Stress Livestock

Recommendations for Overseeding Horse Pastures

Weed of the Month: Wild Parsnip

UK Gluck Center to Host EAV Symposium in November


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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