Kentucky Performance Products, LLC believes that a well-educated horse owner makes better decisions about the health and management of the horses in their care. Below are some helpful links where horse owners can gain additional knowledge about a wide range of topics.
Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) – Horse owner resources
Ask the Vet series
A monthly question and answer series focusing on specific topics.
A wide variety of articles addressing equine health-related topics. All articles are peer-reviewed by members of the AAEP Owner Education Committee. To find a specific article, click on “Search by Topic” found on the right-hand side of the web page.
Get-A-DVM Locator Service
If you are traveling, have recently purchased a horse, or are relocating, the AAEP “Get-A-DVM” locator service, in conjunction with Bayer HealthCare Animal Health, offers thousands of equine veterinarian members to you at the click of a mouse.
Equi-analytical Laboratories: Forage and feed testing services
How to take hay or pasture samples, interpret results, and put those results to work.
Articles and “ask the expert” section on a wide variety of equine-related topics,
My Horse University, presented by Michigan State University
My Horse University and eXtension HorseQuest provide free monthly webcasts September through May. Archived webcasts are available online.
My Horse University (MHU) has an exceptional breadth of knowledge in equine management backed with the experience of world-renowned horse experts. Through these resources, you’ll gain the information and expertise you need to grow as a horse enthusiast and develop a stronger understanding of horses.
Rutgers University, Equine Science Center, Ask the Expert and Frequently asked questions
Ask the Expert is hosted by Dr. Carey Williams and the faculty of the Rutgers Equine Science Center, who answers your questions about equine management, nutrition, and farm and pasture management.
Rutgers University, Equine Science Center, Fact Sheets
Fact sheets are available online in a variety of topics, including farm safety, nutrition, pasture management, and stable management .
University of Guelph Online Healthcare Tools
Equine Guelph is a nonprofit organization based in Ontario, Canada. Online tools include an equine biosecurity risk calculator, a horse health check questionnaire, a virtual tour of equine joints, and a vaccination equi-planner.
Give the best possible care to your horse. Explore Equine Guelph’s interactive, user-friendly tools to help you address a range of healthcare issues which may affect your horse(s). Tools take about 10 minutes to complete and allow you to assess your own individual situation with practical recommendations you can take right out to your barn.
Worms & Germs Blog
This educational site focuses on infectious diseases of companion animals, including horses, particularly zoonotic diseases (transmitted from animals to people).
Kentucky Bourbon Trail
Kentucky Derby Festival
Kentucky Derby Museum
Kentucky Horse Park
Lexington, KY: Horse Capital of the World
Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event