University of Kentucky Equine Research Newsletter Coming Soon

The Bluegrass Equine Digest, a new monthly e-newsletter providing information from the country's premier equine-only research facility and the University of Kentucky's new Equine Initiative, will launch June 28. It was developed through a partnership with UK's Gluck Equine Research Center and the Equine Initiative, and presented by The e-newsletter is sponsored by Pfizer Animal Health. Sign up now.

The Bluegrass Equine Digest will feature equine news, tips, and research findings from the UK College of Agriculture, including the Gluck Equine Research Center, the Livestock Disease Diagnostic Center, and a wide range of UK departments that conduct equine-related research. This information is designed to help educate horse owners, farm managers, veterinarians, and anyone interested in the health and management of horses. The newsletter will have links to all the features and articles available at and will feature a PDF download that contains complete versions of the top stories.

The digest will include short news items that will keep horse enthusiasts up-to-date on happenings in the research labs and the field, plus in-depth articles from world-renowned experts on current "hot" topics. There will also be tips on care for horses and property, and business advice.

Each month's newsletter will include updates on some or all of the following:

  • People, places, and things
  • Research corner
  • Lab report
  • Infectious disease and immunology
  • Reproduction
  • Pathology
  • Musculoskeletal
  • Pharmacology/therapeutics/toxicology
  • Genetics and genomics
  • Parasitology
  • Agricultural economics
  • Nutrition and animal science
  • Biosystems and agricultural engineering
  • Entomology
  • Landscape architecture
  • Plant and soil sciences
  • Community and leadership development
  • Human environmental sciences
  • Calendar of events

To receive the monthly Bluegrass Equine Digest for free, go online to Check the digest's box on the right-hand side of the page and submit an e-mail address and name.

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