6th Annual UK Equine Showcase and 8th Annual Kentucky Breeders' Short Cours...

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Fayette County Extension Office

1140 Red Mile Place

Lexington, KY 40504

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The 6th Annual UK Equine Showcase will highlight the university’s current equine programs and relevant industry findings, focusing specifically on equine immunology, on Jan. 27.

The 8th Annual Kentucky Breeders’ Short Course is an in-depth program focusing on preventitive measures designed to reduce the risks for introduction and transmission of infectious disease on horse farms on Jan. 28, with lunch provided.

All 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.


6th Annual UK Equine Showcase: “Equine Immunology”
Friday, January 27, 2017

1 p.m. REGISTRATION

1:30 - 2 Equine vaccination: What, when and why?, David Horohov, PhD, UK Gluck Equine Research Center

2 - 2:30 Disease surveillance and monitoring utilizing GIS and temporal spatial scan statistics in KY, Jacqueline Smith, UK Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory

2:30 - 3 Rhodococcus equi: An update, Fernanda Cesar, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVIM, UK Gluck Equine Research Center

3 - 3:15 BREAK

3:15 - 3:45 Barn ventilation, Morgan Hayes, PhD, PE, UK Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering

3:45 - 4:15 An overview of research program: What’s the focus?, Mick Peterson, PhD, UK Ag Equine Programs and UK Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering

4:15 - 4:45 New perspectives on foal nutrition, Laurie Lawrence, PhD, UK Animal and Food Sciences



8th Annual Kentucky Breeders' Short Course: "Biosecurity"
Saturday, January 28, 2017

8 a.m. REGISTRATION

8:30 - 9:15 Biosecurity and infectious disease control: What about it?, Lucas Pantaleon, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVIM, MBA, Veterinary Specialist in Versailles, Kentucky

9:15 – 10 National biosecurity issues: The need for speed, Roberta Dwyer, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVPM

10 – 10:15 BREAK

10:15 – 11 International movement of horses, Allen Page, PhD, DVM, USDA-APHIS

11 – 11:45 State veterinarians perspective on biosecurity, Robert Stout, DVM, and Rusty Ford, Office of the Kentucky State Veterinarian

11:45 – 12:45 LUNCH

12:45 – 1:30 Biosecurity in the hospital setting, Bonnie Barr, VMD, Dipl. ACVIM, Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital

1:30 – 2:15 Biosecurity on the breeding farm: What is practical?, Rana Bozorgmanesh, BSc, BVetMed, Dipl. ACVIM, MRCVS, Hagyard Equine Medical Institute

2:15 – 2:30 p.m. WRAP UP/CONCLUSION

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Fayette County Extension Office

1140 Red Mile Place

Lexington, KY 40504

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