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  Bluegrass Equine Digest   Brought to you by the UK Equine Initiative & Gluck Equine Research Center.  
January 2012 Issue   Sunday, January 29, 2012

Weed of the Month: White Snakeroot

This warm-season perennial is found frequently in shaded areas of pastures near streams or woods. It reaches a height of four to five feet. Read More

Broodmares' Nutritional Needs During Late Gestation

A pregnant mare should maintain a healthy weight to support both the fetus' and her own calorie needs. Read More


Vaccines so trusted, they're guaranteed.
Pfizer Animal Health has launched an equine Immunization Support Guarantee program. If a horse properly vaccinated with one of our antigens contracts the corresponding disease, we'll help with the expense of reasonable diagnostic and treatment costs. Visit

Preparing Horse Farms for Winter Weather Disasters

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

UK Study on Muscle Mass in Older Horses Under Way

A researcher is examining how age-related and geriatric disases affect protein metabolism. Read More

Also in this Month's Issue

Breeding Soundness Exams for Stallions

Central Ky. County Agents Host 'Pastures Please!' Workshops

Dates Set for 2012 KENA Networking Meetings

Nocardioform Placentitis Affecting Kentucky's 2011 Foal Crop

UK Graduate Student Spotlight: Stephen Coleman

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Event Calendar


Pastures Please! meeting

Winchester, KY


University of Kentucky Gluck Equine Research Center Equine Reproduction Facilities grand opening

Lexington, KY


Kentucky Equine Networking Association (KENA) meeting

Lexington, KY

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