Press Releases

Infectious Disease Alert- West Nile Virus

Infectious Disease Alert from Nathan Slovis, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM, Hagyard’s Infectious Disease Officer! Hagyard Equine Medical Institute’s McGee Medicine Center has diagnosed the first case of WEST NILE in the state in an 8-year-old Thoroughbred pregnant mare located in Woodford County. The mare had been vaccinated for West Nile in January earlier this year. Symptoms:…

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Kick off to the 2021 Hagyard Rider Challenge

CONTACT: Lindsay O’Hara, Tour Experience & Event Coordinator FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Hagyard Equine Medical Institute May 12, 2021 lohara@hagyard.com Hagyard Equine Medical Institute Announces 2021 “Hagyard Rider Challenge” Sponsored by Central Kentucky Ag Credit and Audi of Lexington, the event series will offer awards for both professional and amateur riders Lexington, KY: Hagyard Equine Medical…

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Infectious Disease Alert

From: Nathan Slovis DVM, Dipl ACVIM, Infectious Disease Officer Potomac Horse Fever We have diagnosed our first case of Potomac Horse Fever in a broodmare from Bourbon County. Confirmed Potomac Horse Fever on whole blood and fecal PCR from Hagyard PCR Laboratory. Chief Complaint: Found colicky in the pasture, fever, muscle fasciculations and sweating. Initial…

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Dr. Slovis’s Six Tips on How To Prevent & Treat EHV-1 In Your Horses

Equine Herpesvirus (EHV-1) causes respiratory disease, abortions and neurological disease. Transmission occurs via the respiratory system, with droplets of the virus being spread by mucus via snorting, coughing and human contact. If you are in a high-risk area where there’s a greater incidence of EHV-1 cases, the following tips may help ensure your horse is…

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Hagyard Equine Medical Institute Signs on as Presenting Sponsor Kentucky CSI3* Show Jumping Grand Prix at 2019 Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event

Lexington, Kentucky – February 19, 2019 – Equestrian Events, Inc. welcomes Hagyard Equine Medical Institute as the presenting sponsor of the $225,000 Kentucky CSI3* Invitational Grand Prix, which will run on Saturday afternoon, April 27, after the Cross-Country portion of the Land Rover Kentucky Three-Day Event, April 25-28, at the Kentucky Horse Park. With more…

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Hagyard Pharmacy Purchases Resolve from Equine Safety Zone

11/20/2018 – Hagyard Pharmacy announced that it has purchased the popular equine skin product, RESOLVE, adding another proven product to its inventory. Previously owned by Equine Safety Zone based in Dallas, Georgia, RESOLVE is marketed as the strongest and safest product available for bacterial and fungal equine skin disorders. The sale of the product was…

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Chris Ewanouski Tops the $25,000 Hagyard Lexington Classic

Lexington, Ky. – July 26, 2018 – The $25,000 Hagyard Lexington Classic proved to be a challenge for the 41 horse and rider combinations that were entered on first Thursday of the Kentucky Summer Horse Show Series. Only three riders, all men, were able to make it over the long course, designed by Kentucky’s favorite course designer:…

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Andy Kocher and Kahlua Capture Back-to-Back Wins at Kentucky Spring Classic With $35,000 Hagyard Lexington Classic CSI3

Andy Kocher and Kahlua   Lexington, Ky. – May 17, 2018 – Thursday evening at the Kentucky Horse Park once again welcomed the $35,000 Hagyard Lexington Classic CSI3*, the second event in the seven-part series, sponsored by Hagyard Equine Medical Institute. The audience of the Rolex Stadium watched 61 starters over Guilherme Jorge’s (BRA) 16-effort course…

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Darragh Kenny Conquers $35,000 Hagyard Classic CSI3* with Babalou 41

Darragh Kenny and Babalou 41   Lexington, Ky. – May 10, 2018 – The Rolex Stadium welcomed its first evening event of the Kentucky Spring Horse Shows with the opener of the seven-part Hagyard Challenge Series series, the $35,000 Hagyard Lexington Classic CSI3*, sponsored by Hagyard Equine Medical Institute. Out of a substantial starting list of…

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