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UK Equine Showcase and 4th Annual Kentucky Breeders' Short Course

UK Ag Equine Programs

Friday, January 18, 2013 at 1:00 PM - Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 5:00 PM (EST)

Lexington, KY

UK Equine Showcase and 4th Annual Kentucky Breeders' Short...

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UK Equine Showcase: Friday Only
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4th Annual KY Breeders' Short Course: Saturday Only
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Showcase and Short Course: Both Days
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Event Details

The UK Equine Showcase, now in its second year, will highlight the university’s current equine programs and relevant industry findings. It will run from 1-5 p.m. Jan. 18, with a light reception following. The 4th Annual Kentucky Breeders’ Short Course is an in-depth program on equine reproduction and horse management issues from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jan. 19, with lunch provided.

Both programs are open to veterinarians, owners and managers of all horse breeds or anyone with an interest in learning more about equine reproduction and topics concerning horse management. Continuing education credit for veterinarians and veterinary technicians is pending approval by the Kentucky Board of Veterinary Examiners.


For out of town guests, the Clarion Hotel (1950 Newtown Pike, Lexington, KY) has discounted rooms at $79 a night. Use reference "UK Equine Showcase block" to make the reservation by phone at 888-390-4918 or email at meganedelstein@clarionhotellex.com


UK Equine Showcase

January 18, 2012

12:30 p.m.

REGISTRATION

 

 

1-1:30

Can inflammatory markers predict fitness and impending injury? David Horohov, PhD, Jes E. and Clementine M. Schlaikjer Endowed Chair at the Gluck Equine Research Center

 

 

1:30-2

Novel therapies for Equine Metabolic Syndrome: Do they work? Amanda Adams, PhD, assistant research professor at the Gluck Equine Research Center

 

 

2-2:30

Effect of antibiotics on gastrointestinal bacteria Laurie Lawrence, PhD, professor in the Department of Animal and Food Sciences at UK

 

 

2:30-3

Wobbler Syndrome: What we know and remaining questions Jennifer Janes, DVM, a PhD student at the Gluck Equine Research Center

 

 

3-3:30

BREAK

 

 

3:30-4

Beyond deworming: Controlling parasites in your horses’ environment Mary Rossano, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Animal and Food Sciences at UK  

 

 

4-4:30

Kentucky Equine Survey, phase I results: inventory, income, expenditures and assets Jill Stowe, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Agricultural Economics at UK

 

 

4:30-5

Why is my horse that color? Understanding coat color genetics Kathryn Graves, PhD, director of the Animal Genetic Testing and Research Laboratory at UK

 

 

5-5:30

Insuring land is available for future equine uses Lori Garkovich, PhD, professor in the Department of Community Leadership Development at UK

 

4th Annual Kentucky Breeders’ Short Course

January 19, 2012

7:30 a.m.

REGISTRATION

 

 

8-8:30

What happens when sperm meets egg? Mats Troedsson, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACT, director of the Gluck Equine Research Center and chair of the Department of Veterinary Science at UK

 

 

8:30-9:15

Hormonal use in mares Ed Squires, PhD, Dipl. ACT (hon.), director of UK Ag Equine Programs and executive director of the UK Gluck Equine Research Foundation

 

 

9:15-10

Ovarian problems in mares Barry Ball, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACT, Albert G. Clay Endowed Chair in Equine Reproduction and professor in the Department of Veterinary Science at the Gluck Equine Research Center

 

 

10-10:15

BREAK

 

 

10:15-11

How do you treat uterine infection in mares? Mats Troedsson, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACT, director of the Gluck Equine Research Center and chair of the Department of Veterinary Science at UK

 

 

11-11:45

Cutting feed costs without cutting corners: tips for more economical feeding programs Laurie Lawrence, PhD, professor in the Department of Animal and Food Sciences at UK

 

 

11:45-12:30

Evaluating and maintaining your pasture Ray Smith, PhD, professor and forage extension specialist in the Department of Plant and Soil Sciences at UK

 

 

12:30-1:30

CATERED LUNCH

 

 

1:30-2:15

Mud, erosion and composting Steve Higgins, PhD, director of environmental compliance for the Kentucky Agricultural Experiment Station

 

 

2:15-3

Control of sexual behavior in stallions Ed Squires, PhD, Dipl. ACT (hon.), director of UK Ag Equine Programs and executive director of the UK Gluck Equine Research Foundation

 

 

3-3:15

BREAK

 

 

3:15-4

Nutritional management of the stallion Laurie Lawrence, PhD, professor in the Department of Animal and Food Sciences at UK

 

 

4-4:45

Cases of poisoning in horses Cynthia Gaskill, DVM, PhD, clinical veterinary toxicologist at the UK Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory

 

 

4:45-5:15

QUESTION AND ANSWER SESSION WITH ALL SPEAKERS

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University of Kentucky Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory
1490 Bull Lea Rd
Lexington, KY 40511

Friday, January 18, 2013 at 1:00 PM - Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 5:00 PM (EST)


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UK Ag Equine Programs

The University of Kentucky Ag Equine Programs is an overarching concept for all equine activities in the College of Agriculture. Created in 2005 as a front door to equine programs at the University of Kentucky, the UK Ag Equine Programs' 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. For more information, visit the UK Ag Equine Programs online.

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