The University of Kentucky Gluck Equine Research Center recently welcomed two accomplished researchers into its infectious disease program.
Consumption of large numbers of caterpillars by pregnant mares caused staggering foal losses in the mare reproductive loss syndrome outbreak of 1999-2001.
Eastern tent caterpillars, which can cause fetal and foal losses, should start hatching soon in Kentucky.
Dr. Tom Riddle was named the 2017 Friend of University of Kentucky Ag Equine Programs. The award recognizes the many impacts he has had on equine research and education within UK’s College of Agriculture, Food and Environment.