Keyword: University of Kentucky

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    Study's Goal: Concussion Management Protocol

    The Jockeys' Guild and University of Kentucky will embark on a three-year pilot study, supported by a broad cross-section of Thoroughbred organizations, designed to evolve into the first comprehensive concussion management protocol for jockeys.

  • Dr Laura Kennedy

    KY Necropsy Program Disproves 'Bad Step' Myth

    The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission necropsy program is continuing to provide evidence that many racehorses that suffer catastrophic injuries often have pre-existing conditions that lead to breakdowns.

  • Keeneland Opening Weekend Spring 2014

    It is spring and Keeneland has started racing! See for yourself the festivities and races from this iconic track from opening weekend.

  • Keeneland Opening Weekend Spring 2014

    It is spring and Keeneland has started racing! See for yourself the festivities and races from this iconic track from opening weekend.

  • Kentucky Equine Survey Releases Findings

    In a recently released Kentucky Equine Survey, it stated the Bluegrass State is home to 242,000 horses and the total value of the state's equine and equine-related assets is estimated at $23.4 billion.

  • Ann and Jerry Moss

    Mosses Recount Accomplishments of Zenyatta

    Jerry and Ann Moss, owners of 2010 Horse of the Year and three-time champion older mare Zenyatta, relayed her story to an audience of racing fans and equine enthusiasts Sept. 14.

  • Jerry and Ann Moss

    Mosses to Speak at UK Lecture Series

    Jerry and Ann Moss, owners of 2010 Horse of the Year and three-time champion older mare Zenyatta, will speak at the University of Kentucky Equine Initiative Distinguished Industry Lecture Series Sept. 14.

  • 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.

  • Lloyd's and UK Continue Partnership

    Global insurer Lloyd's of London presented the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture a check for $45,000 Sept. 22 in continuing support of "The Equine Disease Quarterly," an equine health research publication produced by the Department of Veterinary Science.

  • Four Inductees Added to Equine Reseach HOF

    Four scientists will be inducted into the University of Kentucky Equine Research Hall of Fame Oct. 25 at Keeneland Race Course by the Gluck Equine Research Foundation.

  • UK's MacLeod Awarded Two Grants

    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.

  • Kentucky Reports MRLS Cases

    The University of Kentucky Livestock Disease Diagnostic Center (LDDC) reported today (May 13) that two fetal necropsy cases had findings consistent with mare reproductive loss syndrome (MRLS), the disease that in 2001-2002 in Kentucky caused an estimated $336 in cumulative losses in all breeds of horses.

  • Guild, UK Promote Injury Awareness

    The Jockeys' Guild teamed up with the University of Kentucky April 7 in an effort to promote awareness about spinal cord and brain injuries.

  • Entomologists: Control Caterpillars Now

    Eastern tent caterpillars have begun hatching in Central Kentucky, and their population numbers are trending up, the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture has reported.

  • KY Equine Career Fair Scheduled

    The University of Kentucky Equine Initiative will hold a career fair March 31 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. in Seay Auditorium in the Agricultural Science North building on the UK campus.

  • Squires Joins UK's Equine Reseach Center

    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.

  • 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.

  • Tent Caterpillars Hatch in Central KY

    Experts have reported that Eastern tent caterpillars are developing normally this spring and have just completed the egg hatch stage. Controlling the caterpillars is vital to area horse farms, as University of Kentucky research has strongly linked them with outbreaks of mare reproductive loss syndrome, which can cause late-term foal losses, early-term fetal losses, and weak foals.

  • Bowie Samples Negative for EHV-1

    Blood samples on the Bowie-based horse that was sent to isolation by the Maryland Department of Agriculture Jan. 22 were negative for equine herpesvirus (EHV-1).

  • UK Horse Racing Club to Host Trainer Panel Discussion

    The University of Kentucky Horse Racing Club will host a public panel discussion comprised of trainers Kiaran McLaughlin, John Ward, Kenny McPeek, Rebecca Maker, and Ron Moquett in the Grand Ballroom of the University of Kentucky's Student Center Oct. 8 at 6 p.m.

  • Inaugural Kentucky Equine Summit Set for 2008

    The inaugural Kentucky International Equine Summit, designed to bring together an international audience to discuss opportunities and challenges faced by the global equine industry, will be held April 28-29, 2008, at the Radisson Hotel in Lexington.

  • Horse Farms Told to Track Caterpillar Activity

    Though there aren't indications of widespread high populations of the Eastern tent caterpillar, University of Kentucky officials said its an optimal time for horse farms to assess caterpillar activity and implement control strategies while the larvae are small and most susceptible.

  • UK To Offer Equine Undergraduate Program

    On Jan. 29, the University of Kentucky announced plans for a new equine undergraduate program, planned improvements to its Maine Chance Farm near Lexington, and a $1 million endowed professorship to honor Stanley Smith Dickson.

  • Lexington Attorney to Teach UK Equine Law Course

    Laura D'Angelo, a leading equine attorney and partner at the Kentucky law firm of Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs, LLP, will be teaching Equine Law in the 2007Spring semester at the University of Kentucky College of law. The two credit course, offered to upper-class law students, is the only one of its kind at UK.