University of Kentucky Diagnostic Research Lecture Series

Time to Thrive: Neonatal Health Concerns

Assessing the Foal and Placenta After Birth

A foal’s first hours are fragile. Here, Dr. Peter Morresey of Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital, in Lexington, Kentucky, shares the early signs of trouble to look for in both the foal and its placenta. What you learn might save a foal’s life.

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Navicular Disease

The University of Tennessee’s Dr. Jim Schumacher overviews navicular syndrome’s risk factors, treatments, and more.

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Equine Coronavirus: An Enteric Virus of Adult Horses

Equine Enteric Coronavirus

Emerging virus or incidental bystander? Dr. Nicola Pusterla of UC Davis shares insight into this infectious disease.

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Pain Management in Horses

Dr. Anthony Blikslager offers insight to vets on recognizing horses in pain and covers drug therapy options.

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Jacobs to Discuss Synovial Joints During Free Lecture

Advances in Joint Disease Treatment

Learn about the newest advances in understanding and treating inflammation and joint disease in horses from Dr. Wayne McIlwraith, who is a distinguished professor at and founding director of the Colorado State University Orthopaedic Research Center.

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UK to Host Tall Fescue Pasture Renovation Workshop

The Ergot Alkaloid Enigma

Krista Lea, MS, of the University of Kentucky, presents information to help horse owners and veterinarians understand the stability of ergovaline in endophyte-infected tall fescue, which causes toxicosis in broodmares.

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Gastrointestinal Drug Safe for Use in Pregnant Mares

Surgical Intervention to Improve Mare Fertility

Dr. Rolf Embertson of Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky, shares his experience performing surgery to correct urogenital conditions in broodmares, including ovarian cyst removal and injury repairs.

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Shock Wave Therapy

Dr. Scott McClure presents about shock wave therapy for horses, explaining what a shock wave is and how it can help horses.

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Equine Corneal Ulcer Cytology: Why and How

Laboratory Diagnosis of EHV-1

Dr. Udeni Balasuriya of the University of Kentucky’s Gluck Equine Research Center shares information about diagnosing equine herpesvirus-1 and interpreting test results.

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