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Articles by University of Kentucky

AVMA Honors UK Veterinarian

Craig N. Carter, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVPM, received a prestigious award at the 2011 AVMA Convention. Read More

Pasture Weeds Video Wins American Horse Publications Award

William W. Witt, PhD, was featured in a video produced by TheHorse.com that won third place at the American Read More

UKVDL Researcher Evaluates Causative Agents of Abortion

Erdal Erol, DVM, MS, PHD, gave a lecture titled "Current microbiological methods for equine abortion diagnoses Read More

Toxin Topic: Snakebites and Horses

The long hot days of summer bring an increased snakebite risk to all animals, including horses. Read More

Gluck Center Study on Equine Proliferative Enteropathy

Study revealed that exposure equine proliferativ enteropathy's causative bacterium can continue into March... Read More

Climate Change's Effects on Kentucky Horse Pastures

Rebecca McCulley, PhD, is studying how climate change could affect Kentucky pastures' composition and what Read More

Weed of the Month: Wild Parsnip

Wild parsnip is distributed widely across the United States and Canadian provinces and grows frequently along Read More

Hay Producers: Quality Second Cutting Still Likely

Exceptionally wet weather delayed hay cutting this spring, but producers likely still have time to grow and... Read More

Kentucky's Livestock Get Early Dose of Heat Stress

Kentucky's livestock are dealing with heat stress conditions earlier than usual. Read More

Post-Rain Tips for Horse Owners

Now is the time for horse owners to assess the lingering effects of spring's wet weather. Read More

UK at the Equine Science Society Symposium

Several equine researchers from the University of Kentucky (UK) College of Agriculture attended the Equine Read More

Summer Insects: Flies, Ticks, Wasps, Bees

With summer's heat, haze, and humidity come bugs, including several types of flies, ticks, and stinging pests. Read More

Toxin Topic: Landscaping Plants to Avoid

Owners often base plant choices in aesthetics, but toxicity should be considered when planting near horses. Read More

UK Graduate Spotlight: Rose Burns McGee

Rose McGee is scheduled to complete her master's degree in the Department of Veterinary Science at UK this Read More

Wet Weather Stirs Up Insects

As rain continues across the state, insects might find their way into people's waterlogged backyards, homes, Read More

New Antibiotic Susceptibility Method Available Through UKVDL

The University of Kentucky Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (UKVDL) recently announced the availability of a Read More

Nitrogen Losses in Soil During Wet Weather

Wet weather has caused many farm managers to worry about nitrogen losses in their fields, especially in fields Read More

AQHF Funds Gluck Center Research Projects

The American Quarter Horse Foundation will fund two equine research projects at the University of Kentucky Read More

Best Management Practices for Environmental Systems

Steps to take after heavy rains to prevent further soil loss, erosion, forage loss, and pasture damage. Read More

Equine Herpesvirus Research Ongoing at the UK Gluck Center

The recent spread of a neurologic form of equine herpesvirus type 1 (EHV-1) at a cutting horse show in Ogden, Read More

Quiz Tests Equestrians' Rider Safety

Are you aware of the potential accidents that could happen if you're not well-versed in the safety rules of Read More

Grayson-Jockey Club Foundation Funds Wobbler Research

The study "Orthopedic and Genetic Roles in Wobbler Syndrome" is being carried out at the Gluck Equine Research Read More

UK Equine Initiative Farm and Facilities Expo

Hands-on instruction from UK staff, plus equine and farm equipment displays, at 2011 Farm and Facilities Expo. Read More

Kentucky Nonprofit Network Holds Town Hall Meetings

At the meetings, nonprofit leaders--such as those associated with equine organizations--can learn more about the program including how to use its tools to keep an organization healthy and stable, improve effectiveness, and provide transparency and ac Read More

UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Rebekah Cosden

A Maryland native and lifelong horse enthusiast, Rebekah Cosden's research focus at the Gluck Equine Research Center has been on equine musculoskeletal science. She completed her research in the laboratory of James MacLeod, VMD, PhD, John S. and Read More