The Maxwell H. Gluck Equine Research Center is celebrating 25 years of improving the health and well-being of the horse.
An increase has been reported in Kentucky in the number of cases of fetuses and placentas submitted and diagnosed with nocardioform placentitis, a unique form of bacterial placentitis affecting late gestation mares.
James MacLeod, John S., and Elizabeth Knight, chair and professor of veterinary science at the Maxwell H. Gluck Equine Research Center and director of the University of Kentucky's Equine Initiative, was recently awarded two grants totaling more than $1.1 million over three years. Three other equine researchers in UK's College of Agriculture were also collectively awarded more than $500,000.
Infectious diseases are a constant risk to the health and welfare of horses. Along with vaccination, preventive management techniques are critical to disease prevention.
Prominent equine reproductive scientist Ed Squires has joined the University of Kentucky's Maxwell H. Gluck Equine Research Center as director of advancement and industry relations and executive director of the Gluck Equine Research Foundation.
Breeders' Cup founder John R. Gaines was posthumously honored as this year's Equine Industry Vision Award recipient by Pfizer Animal Health and American Horse Publications at a June 10 ceremonial breakfast held during the AHP Horse By Northwest Seminar in Seattle.
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