2021 Equine Rotavirus Workshop

You can attend the 2021 Equine Rotavirus Workshop on Monday, July 19, 2021—either live or virtually—at no charge.


The University of Kentucky’s College of Agriculture, Food and Environment invites you to the 2021 Equine Rotavirus Workshop on Monday, July 19, 2021, at Keeneland Racecourse from 12.30-5.30 p.m. Eastern. There will be a livestream of the event, which is free and open to the public.

Generously sponsored by Keeneland, this workshop will overview equine rotavirus in foals and the work performed by the University of Kentucky’s Gluck Equine Research Center and Veterinary Diagnostic Lab in collaboration with clinicians and farms during the Spring of 2021. The majority of the workshop will be focused on the discovery of the new Rotavirus B variant found in foals with neonatal diarrhea, infection detection, control and prevention strategies, as well as discussion on Rotavirus A. Presentations given by researchers, veterinary clinicians and farm managers will be 15 minutes each for a fast-moving interactive workshop.

The workshop will be in-person at Keeneland and also live-streamed for virtual attendance via Zoom Webinar. It is free to attend.

Visit our registration page for more information and to register for the in-person event or to attend virtually via Zoom webinar:

The material presented is funded by the University of Kentucky’s CAFE Gluck Equine Research Center Koller Emergency Response Funds and gifts from the Kentucky Thoroughbred Association/Kentucky Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders, Coolmore America and Grayson Jockey Club.

Please note: CE credit has been applied for from KBVE for Kentucky veterinarian licensees. Should this be granted you MUST BE A REGISTERED ATTENDEE (either in person or by webinar) to receive CE credit. 

Keeneland Association is generously providing the sales arena and complimentary light refreshments during the workshop. Lunch can be purchased at the Track Kitchen on site.

For more information contact Emma Adam, DVM, PhD, DACVIM, DACVS, Department of Veterinary Sciences, University of Kentucky, at 859-257-4757 or www.emmaadam.com; or Craig N. Carter, DVM, PhD, Director & Professor, Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, University of Kentucky, at 859-257-8283 (office) or [email protected].

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