University of Kentucky Diagnostic Research Lecture Series


Back Pain in Horses

Learn how your horse’s back works and causes of and treatments for equine back pain, with biomechanics researcher Dr. Hilary Clayton of Michigan State University.

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Laminitis and Equine Metabolic Syndrome

Learn about equine metabolic syndrome and its relationship to laminitis, recognizing and managing at-risk horses to prevent laminitis, and more with Dr. Raymond Geor of Michigan State University.

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Bacterial/Fungal Skin Problems in Horses

Dr. Stephen White of the University of California, Davis, discusses common skin problems in horses resulting from bacterial/fungal infections, such as pyoderma, vasculitis, and Staphylococcus infections. Treatments are also covered.

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Agrosecurity, You, and Your Horses

Discussion of threats to U.S. agrosecurity (security of agriculture industries) and ways we can protect ourselves and our horses from intentional and unintentional threats.

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Regenerative Therapies for Sport Horse Injuries

Dr. Duncan Peters of the Hagyard Equine Medical Institute discusses regenerative therapies (such as stem cell therapy and platelet-rich plasma) for healing injuries common to sport horses.

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Lawsonia intracellularis

Lawsonia intracellularis bacteria can cause intestinal disease in horses, pigs, and other species worldwide. The syndrome in horses is often called equine proliferative enteropathy, or EPE.

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Equine Diseases: Increasing International Risks

The risk of global dissemination of equine diseases has increased with the growth in international trade and competition. Specific diseases have been introduced or re-introduced into countries through the importation of equids/semen. Such incursions can have a very significant economic impact on the industries involved.

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Practical Management of Anthelmintic-Resistant Ascarids

This hour-long video features the most up-to-date information on managing anthelmintic-resistant ascarids, how to recognize the problem, what to do if you have resistant ascarids on your farm, and how to avoid developing resistant parasites.

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