gluck equine research center

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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University of Louisville Leads New Study to Map Disease Genes in Horses

Morris Animal Foundation has awarded a three-year, $155,000 grant to a team of Kentucky and Danish researchers to build a new reference genome sequence for the domestic horse. The sequence will be a much needed tool for animal researchers worldwide and the equine industry in particular because it will significantly improve the ability to understand the […]

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Study Finds that Racing Careers Not Shortened by EIPH

A recently completed study of Thoroughbred race horses has shown that there is no difference in the length of racing careers between horses that experienced some level of exercise-induced pulmonary hemorrhage (EIPH) and those that did not. The Blood-Horse reports that the study, which took place over a five-year period, examined 822 geldings that were […]

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University of Kentucky Researchers Turn to Crowdsourcing for New Project

Martin Nielsen, equine parasitologist, veterinarian and assistant professor at the University of Kentucky Gluck Equine Research Center, has launched the first research crowdfunding project at UK and possibly the first such effort in the field of veterinary science. Crowdfunding is a relatively new term that describes reaching out to the general public, usually through the […]

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Three Chimneys presents Good News Friday: 25 Years of Health Benefits for the Horse

Central Kentucky has long been a hub for scientific research on horses.  Going back about a century, the University of Kentucky’s Department of Veterinary Science has studied reproduction, breeding, foal diseases, parasite problems and other equine-related issues. But in 1987, the school took this area of research to an entirely new level with the building […]

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