Equine Disease Quarterly

Equine Disease Quarterly is a quarterly equine disease research newsletter published by the University of Kentucky's Gluck Equine Research Center, and funded by underwriters at Lloyd's of London, brokers, and their agents.

Articles by Quarterly Equine Disease

Commentary: 'One Health' Helps Safeguard Horses' Health

One Health recognizes that human health, animal health, and the environment are all interconnected. Read More

Kentucky Equine Encephalitis Cases in 2013

Kentucky officials reported 12 cases of WNV and two EEE cases in horses in 2013. Read More

New Biomarkers for Diagnosing Bacterial Placentitis in Mares

Researchers believe more than one biomarker is needed for accurate and early placentitis detection. Read More

Equine Multisystemic Eosinophilic Epitheliotrophic Disease

This rare, chronic wasting disease is characterized by development of granulomas in numerous organs. Read More

International Equine Disease Report, Third Quarter 2013

Confirmed diseases included CEM, strangles, influenza, EHV, ehrlichiosis, rotavirus, salmonellosis, and more. Read More

Trypanosoma evansi Infection in Horses

Trypanosomiasis in horses can cause incoordination and hind limb paralysis, among other issues. Read More

Protect Horses from Dying Ash Trees and Wildfire Threat

Horse owners might overlook wildfire threats from insect infestation on surrounding trees. Read More

Nutrition's Role in Enhancing Aging Horses' Immunity

Researchers working to identify nutritional intervention regimens to improve immune function in old horses. Read More

International Equine Disease Report, Second Quarter 2013

Reported diseases include CEM, strangles, influenza, EVA, EHV, piroplasmosis, salmonellosis, and more. Read More

Understanding Equine Monocytic Ehrlichiosis

Equine monocytic ehrlichiosi (EME) has case fatality rates ranging from 5 to 30%. Read More

Commentary: Horse Health Research Helps Vets, Owners

Every step on the way to taking better care of horses is a direct result of research. Read More

Equine Pastern Dermatitis: A Pathologist's Perspective

A correct and early diagnosis can greatly expedite pastern dermatitis' resolution. Read More

Snakebite in Horses

Learn about the clinical signs of snakebites and treatment options that could help affected horses recover. Read More

Streptococcus zooepidemicus: Only an Opportunist?

S. zooepidemicus is frequently isolated in the respiratory tract of weanling and yearling horses. Read More

Conducting a Scientific Survey of an Equine Population

Reliable data on a state's equine industry is important for veterinarians and business owners, among others. Read More

International Equine Disease Report, First Quarter 2013

Confirmed diseases include contagious equine metritis, strangles, EHV, influenza, and more. Read More

Equine Neurologic Disease

The accurate diagnosis of equine neurologic disease is important for several reasons. Read More

Equine Rabies Cases During 2011

Eleven states and Puerto Rico reported 44 rabid equids in 2011. Read More

Commentary: Changing Tides in IR Interpretation

One veterinarian describes options for determining insulin sensitivity in horses. Read More

Commentary: Biosecurity for Infectious Disease Control

Remember to employ good biosecurity practices to help prevent infectious disease spread. Read More

EPM Diagnostics

The development of a semi-quantitative assay could help improve EPM diagnostics, researchers say. Read More

International Equine Disease Report, Fourth Quarter 2012

Reported diseases include contagious equine metritis, strangles, influenza, equine herpesvirus, and more. Read More

Managing Weeds in Kentucky Horse Pastures

A perusal of most Kentucky horse pastures will uncover about 20 plant species, many of which are weeds. Read More

Commentary: The Evolution of Equine Disease Quarterly

Dr. Roberta Dwyer shares thoughts on the evolution of the publication produced by UK and Lloyd's of London. Read More

Equine Grass Sickness--Still an Enigma

Researchers still do not know grass sickness' cause and, therefore, lack any means for causal therapy. Read More