Kentucky Equine Research Conference 2018

The Kentucky Equine Research Conference 2018 took place Oct. 29-30 in Lexington, Kentucky. At this year’s conference, Kentucky Equine Research celebrated its 30th anniversary with a look back at how far equine nutrition and veterinary science has come since 1988.

Presenters from around the world reviewed advancements researchers have made over the past three decades in the fields of equine nutrition, digestive health, musculoskeletal conditions, neurologic disease, and more. They shared how those advancements have come to improve horse health and welfare, and they shared some insights about future equine research directions.

Watch TheHorse.com for recaps of presentations in the coming weeks.

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