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Kentucky Racing Commission Funding Two-Year Research Project On Inflammatory Biomarkers

The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission recently voted unanimously to fund a project at the University of Kentucky Maxwell H. Gluck Equine Research Center examining inflammatory and anti-inflammatory markers as early indicators for potential catastrophic (life-ending) injury in racehorses. The occurrence of injuries in horses and jockeys during training and racing is a significant economic and welfare concern […]

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Study Of Inflammatory Markers Leaves Researchers With More Questions About Predicting Racehorse Injury

For years now, researchers have been searching for some kind of agent detectable in horses’ blood to warn them of an impending injury. Research presented by Dr. David Horohov of the Gluck Equine Research Center at the University of Kentucky at a recent Kentucky Equine Drug Research Council meeting shows the quest has continued to […]

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Brown, Banahan Named To Gluck Equine Research Center Foundation Board

Stuart Brown, a veterinarian and partner at Hagyard Equine Medical Institute, was named chair of the University of Kentucky Gluck Equine Research Foundation’s board of directors at its January meeting. Michael Banahan, director of farm operations for Godolphin LLC (USA), was named vice chair. “I am honored to have the opportunity to serve the Gluck […]

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Three Scientists To Be Inducted Into UK Equine Research Hall Of Fame

Three scientists with specialties in large animal medicine will be inducted into the University of Kentucky Gluck Equine Research Foundation Hall of Fame during a ceremony scheduled for October 25th at the Hilary J. Boone Center on UK’s campus. The inductees include: Norm Ducharme, James Law Professor of Surgery and staff surgeon at Cornell University […]

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Inflammatory Biomarkers: A Horse’s Early Warning System?

Veterinarians have long been searching for some sort of advance warning that a horse may be on the brink of suffering a serious bone or soft tissue injury. Recent research into biomarkers may provide practitioners with more tools to anticipate problems or a better understanding of a horse’s discomfort after it has begun. According to […]

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Crowdfunding Generates $2.1 Million For Research Into Probiotic Efficacy Against Parasites

The first research crowdfunding project launched at the University of Kentucky helped secure an about $2.1 million, five-year, multiple species grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. In January 2014, Martin Nielsen, an equine parasitologist, veterinarian and assistant professor at the UK Gluck Equine Research Center, launched the crowdfunding project, “Let the germs get the […]

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Horohov Named Director Of Gluck Equine Research Center

The University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment has named David Horohov chair of the Department of Veterinary Science and director of the Gluck Equine Research Center. His appointment will begin Sept. 23. “We are extremely happy that David has joined the administrative team on a permanent basis. We are fortunate to have […]

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