The University of Kentucky (UK) Department of Veterinary Science has announced the lineup for its 2018 Equine Diagnostic and Research Seminar Series.

Lectures will take place at the UK Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory auditorium, located at 1490 Bull Lea Road in Lexington.

Feb. 2, 1 to 5 p.m.
7th Annual UK Equine Showcase
Topic: Safety and Horse Welfare
Requires paid reservation

Feb. 3, 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
9th Annual Kentucky Breeders’ Short Course
Topic: Equine Reproduction and Horse Management
Requires paid reservation and includes lunch

Feb. 22
Topic: Parasitology
Speaker: Martin Nielsen, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVM, University of Kentucky

No seminars in March, April, and May

June 28
Topic: A Matter of Life and Death: Equine Neutrophil Apoptosis in Inflammatory Conditions of the Intestinal Tract
Speaker: Stacy Anderson, DVM, MVSc, PhD, Dipl. ACVS-LA, Lincoln Memorial University

July 26
Topic: Gastric Ulcers
Speaker: Hoyt Cheramie, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVS, Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health

Aug. 30
Topic: Fescue Management
Speakers: Karen McDowell, PhD, EMB, and James Matthews, PhD, MS, University of Kentucky

Sept. 27 4 to 7 p.m.
Mini-Symposium on Neurologic Diseases
Speakers TBD
Requires paid registration and includes dinner

Oct. 25
Topic: Respiratory Management
Speaker: Morgan Hayes, PhD, PE, University of Kentucky

Nov. 15
Topic: Antimicrobial diarrhea with microbiome
Speaker: Carolyn Arnold, DVM, Dipl. ACVS, Texas A&M University

All seminars are from 4 to 5 p.m. unless otherwise noted. For more information contact Jenny Evans at 859/218-1089 or