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

Working to Understand Equine Laminitis

Laminitis is likely the end product of an array of disease processes, one researcher says. Read More

Commentary: Equine Melanoma and the Nature of Malignancy

One veterinarian shares his views on equine melanoma and malignancy. Read More

Pigeon Fever in Horses: A Re-emerging Disease

High environmental temperatures and drought conditions typically precede pigeon fever outbreaks. Read More

Commentary: Past, Present, and Future of Equine Stem Cells

One veterinarian shares his thoughts on the past, present, and future of stem cells in equine medicine. Read More

Italy Responds to Equine Dourine Outbreak

In May 2011, a stallion undergoing routine testing in Italy for stud purposes tested positive for dourine. Read More

Commentary: Epidemiology for Better Horse Health

Although epidemiology is often viewed in an unfavorable light, it's a big part of every day equine practice. Read More

Using Epidemiology in Equine Practice

Epidemiology is important to equine practitioners for at least three reasons, according to one veterinarian. Read More

The Evolution of Equine Parasite Control

Fecal egg counts are becoming more popular as horse owners learn more about anthelmintic resistance. Read More

International Equine Disease Report, Fourth Quarter 2011

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

The Older Horse: An Immunological Perspective

An understanding of how the biology of aging affects the older horse has become increasingly important. Read More

Commentary: Making a Difference with Equine Experience

Make a difference in someone's life by sharing your equine expertise and passion. Read More

Nocardioform Placentitis Affecting Kentucky's 2011 Foal Crop

In 2011 more than 325 confirmed cases were submitted for evaluation--the largest number on record. Read More

International Equine Disease Report Third Quarter 2011

Contagious equine metritis, dourine, influenza, and strangles were among the disease reported. Read More

Understanding Potomac Horse Fever

Potomac horse fever often poses a diagnostic challenge because of its varied clinical presentations. Read More

Preparing Horse Farms for Winter Weather Disasters

Plan now to keep family, employees, and horses safe in a winter weather disaster. Read More

Hendra Virus: An Unprecedented Australian Outbreak

Australian health authorities are dealing with an unprecedented number and distribution of hendra cases. Read More

Potential Impacts of Regenerative Medicine in Horses

Stem cells for treatment of equine orthopedic injuries has recently received increased attention. Read More

Updating Equine Influenza Vaccines

Antigenic drift necessitates periodic vaccine updates to effectively combat new virus strains. Read More

The State of Lyme Disease

Horses in the Northeast, mid-Atlantic, and near the Great Lakes are at risk of Borrelia burgdorferi exposure. Read More

International Equine Disease Report, Second Quarter 2011

The International Collating Center, Newmarket, United Kingdom, and reported the following disease outbreaks. Read More

Commentary: Pay Attention to Regenerative Medicine

James MacLeod, VMD, PhD, shares his views on stem cells and regenerative medicine in equine medicine. Read More

Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing

Have you ever wondered how antimicrobial susceptibility testing works? Erdal Erol, DVM, MSc, PhD, of the Gluck Read More

Biosecurity During Horse Events

Biosecurity among show horses has been front page news lately. Summer months are prime time for organized Read More

Commentary: Disaster Preparedness: The Time is Now

It is time for equine veterinarians, owners, and stakeholders to become effectively engaged in preventing Read More

Distribution Model of the American Dog Tick, EP Vector

Equine piroplasmosis (EP) is a tick-borne disease detected in isolated outbreaks in the United States within Read More