Keyword: Gluck Center

  • Study Links Cell Damage to Corticosteroids

    Initial results of a study conducted by the University of Kentucky Gluck Equine Research Center suggest accepted dosage levels for several corticosteroids commonly used in racing should be examined.

  • UK Reports Increase in Placentitis Cases

    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.

  • Dr. James Rooney of Gluck Center Dead

    Dr. James Rooney, the first director of the University of Kentucky's Maxwell H. Gluck Equine Research Center in Lexington, died Sept. 5.

  • So Far, So Good as Breeding Season Nears

    Thoroughbred owners and breeders in Central Kentucky are on high alert for signs or symptoms of mare reproductive loss syndrome, but, as of late January, they were preparing for the 2002 breeding season with a "business as usual" approach. The season traditionally begins Feb. 15.

  • Equine Researchers Outline Steps Being Taken on Fetal/Foal Loss Syndrome

    Thoroughbred industry leaders, veterinarians, researchers, and farm managers met with the media at the Gluck Equine Research Center in Lexington, Ky., for a press briefing on the current fetal/foal loss syndromes occurring in the state. While there are no answers as to why so many mares are aborting in near-term or having stillborns in late term, there are defined paths being taken that everyone involved hopes will lead to the cause.

  • Epidemiologist Q&A on Excessive Foal Losses

    Dr. David Powell, an epidemiologist at the University of Kentucky's Veterinary Science Department in the Gluck Equine Research Center, was interviewed Monday by <i>The Blood-Horse </i>about the unusually high number of early fetal loss and late-term abortions among broodmares at Central Kentucky farms.

  • The Horse Hosts Free Foot and Mouth Seminar

    <i>The Horse </i> magazine will conduct a free seminar for horse owners and industry professionals addressing EPM, West Nile, and Foot and Mouth disease concerns. The April 27 event at the Kentucky Horse Park Visitor's Information Center coincides with the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event at the same location. Speakers will include Dr. Bill Saville, of The Ohio State University, and Dr. Peter Timoney, of the Gluck Equine Research Center, in Lexington.