News Archive: Equine
Eastern tent caterpillar egg hatch now underway in Kentucky
Published on Mar. 25, 2021
Eastern tent caterpillar egg hatch has begun in Southern Kentucky. It is expected to start in Central Kentucky next week and a few days to one week later in Northern Kentucky.
UK Gluck Center and industry leaders responding to an uptick of foal diarrhea cases
Published on Mar. 19, 2021
UK students working to develop safety standard for equestrian helmets
Published on Mar. 8, 2021
The project will hopefully serve as a start for a crushing-safety standard for equestrian helmets.
UK Ag Equine Programs launches photography contest
Published on Feb. 1, 2021
UK Ag Equine Programs will accept digital photography submissions through Feb. 28.
Wood named leader of UK Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension
Published on Jan. 29, 2021
Craig Wood will assume the position Feb. 1.
Horse owners should have enough hay for winter
Published on Dec. 10, 2020
Recent winter weather was a good reminder that many horse owners will soon be feeding more hay and need to check their supplies
UK Ag Equine Programs to host 10th annual Equine Research Showcase virtually
Published on Nov. 18, 2020
The virtual event will continue the “life journey” theme initiated last year and will emphasize weanling to yearling horses, presenting both completed and work-in-progress projects relevant to this age group.
Leading horseracing organizations partner with UK to support research efforts to improve surface safety
Published on Nov. 6, 2020
A partnership of tracks and industry organizations that supports the surface safety research efforts at the University of Kentucky has pledged resources to bolster this unprecedented research initiative.
UK hosting Experience Equine Week Nov. 2-6
Published on Oct. 26, 2020
The University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment will host Experience Equine Week Nov. 2-6 for high school students and their families interested in learning more about its equine science and management undergraduate degree program.
UK Gluck Equine Research Center launches national survey on horses aged 15 years and older
Published on Oct. 15, 2020
Gluck Equine Research Center is conducting a survey to help researchers understand the needs of older horses.