Video Series

University of Kentucky Diagnostic Research Lecture Series

The University of Kentucky Lecture Series offers up-to-date horse health research and information from leading academic experts. Most presentations are 45 minutes to an hour long.

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Equine Barn Ventilation

Morgan Hayes, PhD, PE, a livestock systems engineer at University of Kentucky, shares how to improve air circulation.

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Rhodococcus equi Update

Dr. Fernanda Cesar shares the most current research on R. equi, which causes pneumonia in foals.

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Is it PPID or EMS? Diagnosing Equine Endocrine Disease

Dr. Dianne McFarlane compares pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction and equine metabolic syndrome.

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Equine Vaccination: What, When, and Why?

Dr. David Horohov, UK Gluck Equine Research Center director, gives a overview of vaccines and explains their importance.

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Insect Bite Hypersensitivity and Pruritus in Horses

Dr. Susan White shares strategies for successful management of horses sweet itch, an allergic reaction to bug bites.

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Disease Surveillance Using GIS and Scan Statistics

Jacqueline Smith, PhD, explains how geographic information systems can help monitor and even predict disease outbreaks.

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The UK Genetic Testing and Research Lab

Learn about equine genetic testing available from the University of Kentucky from Kathryn Graves, PhD.

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Infectious Diarrhea in Horses

Dr. Nathan Slovis shares information about the causes and diagnosis of diarrhea in foals and adult horses.

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From Hoof Testers to MRI

Take a look at the evolution of diagnosing distal limb lameness in sport horse practice with Dr. Brendan Furlong.

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Drug Metabolism in the Horse

Dr. Jennifer Davis of NC State University talks about the application of therapeutic and regulatory medicine in horses.

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Equine Parasite Control: What's New?

Horse deworming recommendations have changed. Get up-to-date with Dr. Martin Nielsen of the University of Kentucky.

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Mechanisms of Exercise-Induced Pulmonary Hemorrhage

David Poole, PhD, DSc, of Kansas State University, presents information about horses' oxygen transport pathway.

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Tissue Level Events and Immune Response in Horses

Learn how tissue level events affect the development and control of immune responses to infection, vaccines, and tumors.

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Bisphosphonate Use in Horses

Dr. Laura Kennedy presents research behind bisphosphonates and how they might help horses with navicular syndrome.

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Identifying High-Risk Horse Pregnancies

University of Kentucky's Dr. Barry Ball defines the high-risk pregnancy and its causes and offers management options.

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Assessing the Foal and Placenta After Birth

A foal's first hours are fragile. Learn to look for the early signs of trouble in both the foal and placenta.

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Navicular Disease

The University of Tennessee's Dr. Jim Schumacher overviews navicular syndrome's risk factors, treatments, and more.

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Sport Horse Reproduction: Challenges and Solutions

Equine repro specialist Dr. Etta Bradecamp overviews obstacles related to breeding performance mares and stallions.

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Emergent and Re-Emergent Equine Disease

An ever-present threat to equine industries worldwide, presented by University of Kentucky's Dr. Peter Timoney.

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Equine Enteric Coronavirus

Emerging virus or incidental bystander? Dr. Nicola Pusterla of UC Davis shares insight into this infectious disease.

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Equine Gastric Ulcers

Are you treating horses with gastric ulcers? Gain an updated understanding of the disease from Dr. Frank Andrews of LSU.

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Objective Determination of Lameness in the Horse

Dr. Kevin Keegan examines the biomechanics related to diagnosing equine lameness.

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Advances in Joint Disease Treatment

Learn about the newest advances in understanding and treating joint disease in horses from Dr. Wayne Mcllwraith.

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Pain Management in Horses

Dr. Anthony Blikslager offers insight to vets on recognizing horses in pain and covers drug therapy options.