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UKVDL Map of the Month: Necropsy Data

Users can browse data by species and disease to see the final diagnoses and where the necropsy originated. Read More

UK Horse Pasture Evaluation Program Benefits Students, Farms

Learn how staff works managers to help keep horses healthy and increase farms' efficiency and productivity. Read More

Gluck Center Celebrates 30 years of Improving Horse Health

The center opened June 5, 1987, to fulfill Thoroughbred breeder Maxwell Gluck's legacy and promote equine research. Read More

UK Alumni Spotlight: Natalie Heitz

After graduating from UK, Heitz entered vet school at Auburn University, where she is on track to graduate in May 2018. Read More

A Visit to Maine Chance Farm with UK's Parasitology Team

Maddie Regis describes her morning with the parasite research horse herds and the scientists that study them. Read More

UK Gluck Center to Host Fifth USDA-NIFA Symposium on EAV

This year's symposium will focus on the outcomes of the EAV studies undertaken as part of the a USDA-NIFA grant. Read More

LMU Students Share Collaborative Research Project Updates

Research topics included deworming, cytokine production in senior horses, fatal suspensory apparatus injuries, and more. Read More

Winterizing Pastures Starts in Fall

A fall nitrogen application is a simple and relatively inexpensive step that can positively impact your pastures. Read More

UK Partnership Provides Opportunities for LMU Vet Students

This summer eight Lincoln Memorial University vet students spent time working with University of Kentucky researchers. Read More

Page Rejoins UK Gluck Center's Immunology Group

Dr. Allen Page's multifaceted role at UK will involve working as a scientist and veterinarian. Read More

UKVDL Map of the Month: R. equi

Rhodococcus equi is the most serious cause of bacterial pneumonia in foals 4 to 6 months old. Read More

UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Veronica Bill

Veronica Bill is studying the relationship between forage chemical composition and equine digestion and nutrition. Read More

Quick Fixes to Improve Horse Pastures

While substantial improvements are long-term endeavors, some quick fixes can improve pastures in six weeks or less. Read More

100th Equine Diagnostic, Research Seminar is Sept. 27

A mini-symposium will focus on "Ensuring the Golden Years: Problems and Care of Old Horses." Read More

UK Junior First Recipient of Jockey Club Scholarship

University of Kentucky student Julianna Witt is interested in pursuing a career in the Thoroughbred racing industry. Read More

UK to Host Turf Research Field Day

Field day attendees can tour the research plots at the A.J. Powell Jr. Turfgrass Research Center. Read More

Two Types of Horsepower Drive UK Researcher

Dr. Carl Mattacola heads UK's Equine Jockey/Rider Injury Prevention Initiative. Read More

Farm and Facilities Expo Provides Practical Information

Find tips on barn design, farm site planning, nutrition, and pasture management. Read More

UK Summit Focuses on Developing Tomorrow's Equine Workforce

Panelists offered insights on current horse industry needs and future trends. Read More

Research Reveals Way to Improve Legume Nitrogen Production

Legumes can fulfill their own nitrogen needs and produce and leave enough in the soil for other plants to use. Read More

Animal Resource Exercise Will Help Prepare for Emergencies

The event will help prepare first responders for dealing with animals, including horses, in the event of a disaster. Read More

UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Bora Nam

Nam is studying equine arteritis virus evolution during persistent infection of stallions' reproductive tracts. Read More

UKVDL Map of the Month: Rabies 1989-2016

The map displays the historical rabies data for all species affected in Kentucky over the past 27 years. Read More

Warm-Season Tips for Managing Cool-Season Horse Pastures

Cool-season pastures grow rapidly in the spring and fall, and management techniques must change with the seasons. Read More

Applying Research Knowledge During Equine Wellness Clinics

A PhD student describes her recent experience applying her research skills during an equine community outreach event. Read More