, UK Partner on New E-Newsletter

Monthly publication will be called The Bluegrass Equine Digest.

(Edited press release)

The Bluegrass Equine Digest, a monthly e-newsletter providing information from the equine research facility at the University of Kentucky and the university’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 and sponsor, Pfizer Animal Health.

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 from a team of real-world experts.

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
--Genetics and genomics
--Agricultural economics
--Nutrition and animal science
--Biosystems and agricultural engineering
--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. Questions may be directed to

The Equine Initiative is an overarching framework for all things equine at the University of Kentucky. Its mission is to discover, share and apply new knowledge that will enhance the health, performance and management of horses commensurate with the signature status of Kentucky’s equine industry.

The mission of the Gluck Equine Research Center is scientific discovery, education, and dissemination of knowledge for the benefit of the health and welfare of horses.

The Horse brand is an all-breed, all-discipline equine education provider for hands-on participants in the horse industry through print and digital means. is operated by Blood-Horse Publications, a multimedia publishing company whose flagship magazine, The Blood-Horse, is a publication of the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association, and is the leading weekly Thoroughbred racing and breeding news and information magazine.