News Archive: Equine
University of Kentucky to host inaugural Pre-Veterinary Experience Day Feb. 17
Published on Dec. 4, 2023
The inaugural Pre-Veterinary Experience Day offers attendees insight into current veterinary medicine issues, addressing topics such as student debt, mental health and work-life balance.
Kentucky youth participate in inaugural Equine Is For All
Published on Dec. 1, 2023
The event provided young Kentucky students, from all backgrounds, an opportunity to learn about equine and demonstrate the basics of leading, moving and caring for horses.
UK researchers warn that recent weather could be problematic for mares grazing tall fescue pastures
Published on Nov. 14, 2023
Kentucky’s late summer drought, followed by mild/late fall weather and recent rains could put mares at risk.
UK service week provides more than 400 volunteer hours to Kentucky’s equine industry
Published on Nov. 3, 2023
150 participants volunteered more than 400 hours for various equine non-profit organizations
UK Signature Industries Career Fair successfully presents job seekers with equine and distilling opportunities
Published on Oct. 30, 2023
The UK Signature Industries Career Fair presented professional opportunities to more than 400 participants.
UK alum brings Thoroughbred racing dreams to life
Published on Oct. 26, 2023
Emily Pendergest, a University of Kentucky graduate, is living her horse racing dreams.
Lynn Leedhanachoke wins UK Department of Veterinary Science’s Three-Minute Thesis competition
Published on Oct. 24, 2023
Leedhanachoke's thesis focuses on the effect of gastrointestinal infections in horses using organoids.
Two University of Kentucky students accepted to famed Irish National Stud program
Published on Oct. 19, 2023
UK students Grace Hamilton and Luis Ettedgui recently achieved a remarkable milestone.
UK workshop focuses on small acreage horse farms
Published on Sep. 5, 2023
The Equipment and Facilities for the Small Acreage Horse Owner is dedicated to helping small and medium-sized horse farm owners and managers.
University of Kentucky’s Aged Horse Care and Education Facility marks official opening, launching new possibilities for research and training
Published on Aug. 25, 2023
The new center will help lead breakthroughs in care for older horses, a demographic making up approximately one-third of the worldwide horse population.