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
2 - 2:30 Disease surveillance and monitoring utilizing GIS and temporal spatial scan statistics in KY, Jacqueline Smith
2:30 - 3 Rhodococcus equi: An update, Fernanda Cesar
3 - 3:15 BREAK
3:15 - 3:45 TBD
3:45 - 4:15 TBD, Mick Peterson
4:15 - 4:45 New perspectives on foal nutrition, Laurie Lawrence
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 Panteleon
9:15 – 10 National Biosecurity Issues: The Need for Speed, Roberta Dwyer
10 – 10:15 BREAK
10:15 – 11 International Movement of Horses, Peter Timoney
11 – 11:45 TBD
11:45 – 12:45 LUNCH
12:45 – 1:30 Biosecurity in the hospital setting, Bonnie Barr
1:30 – 2:15 Biosecurity on the breeding farm: what is practical?, Nathan Slovis
2:15 – 2:30 p.m. WRAP UP/CONCLUSION