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UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Parvathy Thampi

September 25, 2016

Parvathy Thampi is investigating the mechanisms that limit joint cartilage's ability to repair.... Read More

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The Horse, Merck Partner for Rabies Education Week

September 25, 2016

World Rabies Day is Sept. 28. Look for articles and content about rabies risk and learn how to protect your horses.... Read More

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Levalbuterol Tested as Heaves Treatment

September 25, 2016

Levalbuterol is an effective bronchodilator, but has a relatively short duration of action, researchers found.... Read More

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Matt Koch Named 2016 Friend of UK Ag Equine Programs

September 24, 2016

Koch is a UK alum and a longtime supporter of the UK equine program's educational mission.... Read More

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UK Tour Displays Equine Industry Career Possibilities

September 24, 2016

The tour was designed to educate students about the broad variety of careers available in the equine industry.... Read More

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The Grass Guide: Orchardgrass

September 24, 2016

Orchardgrass is a cool-season perennial and a desirable grass for horses, both for hay and pasture.... Read More

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UK Gluck Center Develops Novel EAV Test

September 23, 2016

The test is designed to identify which stallions are most likely to remain long-term carriers of the virus if infected.... Read More

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New WNV Cases in California, Kentucky, Minnesota Horses

September 23, 2016

Two of the three newly confirmed horses were unvaccinated. The third has an unknown vaccination history.... Read More

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Stolen Georgia Horse Recovered in South Carolina

September 23, 2016

A 23-year-old Thoroughbred taken with the recovered Quarter Horse remains missing.... Read More

Denmark’s Stinna Tange Kaastrup and "Smarties," double bronze medalists at the Rio 2016 Paralympics in the Grade 1b para-dressage.

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All Drug Tests From Rio Para-Dressage Competitors Clean

September 23, 2016

This means back-to-back clean Paralympic games (London 2012 and Rio 2016) for para-equestrian participants.... Read More

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Gluck Center, Hagyard to Host Mary Passenger Lecture

September 23, 2016

Topics will include the horse's upper airways, lameness diagnosis, and preventing injuries in equine athletes.... Read More

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Healthy Horse App Features More Horse Types, Uses

September 23, 2016

The smartphone app is designed to help owners better manage their horses' weights.... Read More

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Mind the Gap: Feeding the Toothless Horse

September 23, 2016

If your horse has few to no teeth, he might not be chewing and digesting the nutrients he needs to maintain his health.... Read More

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Kentucky Confirms Third Equine WNV Case for 2016

September 22, 2016

The unvaccinated 3-year-old Standardbred mare from Bourbon County is recovering at an area hospital.... Read More

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Spontaneous Rearing and Food Aggression in Horses

September 22, 2016

One mare's rearing habit around her owner might be play initiation. ... Read More

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Leptospirosis Vaccine Licensed for Use in Pregnant Mares

September 22, 2016

The USDA licensed a vaccine for use in pregnant mares to protect against leptospirosis, one cause of abortion in horses.... Read More

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New Cases of EEE, PHF, WNV Confirmed Across the Country

September 22, 2016

Arizona reported a WNV case, Michigan confirmed two EEE cases, and West Virginia found WNV and PHF cases.... Read More

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Kentucky Faces Difficulty With Alfalfa Establishment in 2016

September 22, 2016

Wet and humid weather resulted in a number of diseases popping up in alfalfa crops across the commonwealth.... Read More

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West Virginia to Require Safety Alliance Accreditation

September 22, 2016

The state's two Thoroughbred tracks must submit applications for Safety and Integrity Alliance accreditation by Nov. 4.... Read More

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UK CAFE Receives Record Number of Grant Awards

September 22, 2016

College of Agriculture, Food and Environment (CAFE) researchers brought in grants totaling $39.2 million in fiscal 2016.... Read More

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Study: Most Racehorse Injuries in Britain are Minor

September 22, 2016

Findings from a recent study show that 70% of injuries recorded over a 14-year period were minor and not career-ending.... Read More

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Kentucky Authorities Seek Ownership of Seized Horses

September 21, 2016

The 43 seized horses were allegedly abandoned earlier this year by Charles and Maria Borell. ... Read More

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How Does Arena Footing Affect an Athletic Horse's Longevity?

September 21, 2016

An equine sports medicine specialist shares how footing can impact soundness and offers footing selection advice.... Read More

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BLM to Begin Emergency Gather in the Big Sand Spring Valley

September 21, 2016

The BLM said it will gather and care for up to 300 wild horses impacted by drought conditions.... Read More

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AAEP Foundation Distributes Funds to Benefit Equine Welfare

September 21, 2016

The foundation will distribute $459,198 to 27 organizations and special projects committed to improving equine welfare.... Read More