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Revise Equine Management Strategies for Hot, Dry Weather

Take stock of their pastures and consider other management options, such as providing horses with hay. Read More

Creating Hardened Surfaces in Horses' High-Traffic Areas

Owners should consider creating surfaces that minimize pastures damage and reduce horse health risks. Read More

Livestock Heat-Stress Emergency Issued as High Temps Persist

High temperatures and dry conditions cause a livestock heat stress emergency warning to be issued. Read More

Grazing Management During Drought

Good management can help horse owners get the most from their drought-stressed pastures. Read More

Bluegrass Equine Digest Receives AHP Award

Now in its third year, the monthly e-newsletter dedicated to equine research at the University of Kentucky. Read More

2012 Kentucky Equine Survey Begins June 25

Kentucky's last comprehensive study of this type was conducted in 1977. Read More

Environmental Best Practices for Horse Owners

Researchers compiled a set of best management practices to help reduce horse-related environmental pollution. Read More

Gluck Center to Host Equine Infectious Disease Conference

The 9th International Conference on Equine Infectious Diseases will take place Oct. 21-26, 2012 in Kentucky. Read More

Practical Biosecurity for Horse Farms

Farm owners can take steps to minimize the introduction and spread of infectious equine diseases. Read More

UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Ablesh Gautam, BVSc&AH, MS

Gautam's research focus is on the surface antigen gene family in the parasite Sarcocystis neurona. Read More

Weed of the Month: Hemp Dogbane

Hemp dogbane is poisonous to horses. The leaves are toxic at all times, even when dried in haybales. Read More

Ticks Emerging Earlier than Normal

Ticks typically begin to appear in late spring and early summer, but were reported weeks earlier this year. Read More

Kentucky Hay Yields Down

Lower yields are due to a variety of reasons and depend on the type of hay produced and the producer's loc Read More

Ky. Thoroughbred Farms Take Part in L. intracellularis Study

The study on Lawsonia intracellularis involves 14 Thoroughbred farms and 600 Thoroughbreds in Kentucky. Read More

New Horseman's Card Supports Equine Research

Every time a cardholder uses his or her card, the Gluck Center receives a donation. Read More

Sarcocystis Neurona Genome Project Almost Complete

S. neurona causes the common neurologic disease equine protozoal myeloencephalitis (EPM). Read More

Joint Disease and Cartilage Repair in Horses

Joint disease is a common lameness cause and a primary reason why many horses' athletic careers end. Read More

Cloning and Embryo Transfer Legal Issues

The legality of cloning and embryo transfer in horses were discussed at a recent equine law convention. Read More

Western Kentucky Equine Field Day Scheduled for June 5

The field day will take place June 5, 2012, from 4-8 p.m. CDT at Darling 888 Ranch, located in Princeton, Ky. Read More

Fourth Annual UK Equine Farm and Facilities Expo Scheduled

UK's Ag Equine Programs will host an Equine Farm and Facilities Expo Thursday, May 31, 2012, from 4-8 p.m. EDT Read More

Gluck Center Reproductive Health Faculty to Speak at WCERS

The West Coast Equine Reproduction Symposium IV will be held Nov. 27-29 in Buellton, Calif. Read More

UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Elizabeth M. Woodward

Woodward has focused her research on endometrial inflammation after breeding. Read More

UK's Lawrence Receives Distinguished Service Professorship

Lawrence has been involved with UK's Ag Equine Programs since its inception as the Equine Initiative in 2005. Read More

UK Launching Study of Equine-Guided Leadership in Nurses

The study will assess if Equine Guided Leadership Education is effective at developing emotional intelligence. Read More

Fertilization and Early Pregnancy Loss in Mares

One of the most important causes of embryo loss during early gestation is post-breeding endometritis. Read More