Lloyd’s of London and UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment Partnership Continues

The well-established and successful partnership between Lloyd’s of London and the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment continued when representatives from Lloyd’s recently presented a check to UK.

“We are very pleased to announce an increase in Lloyd’s annual support from $45,000 to $50,000,” said Julian Lloyd, chair of Lloyd’s Livestock Committee and bloodstock underwriter at the Amlin Syndicate. “For 22 years, the Lloyd’s Equine Disease Quarterly has served as the benchmark publication for support of equine health. Lloyd’s long-standing financial commitment to the University of Kentucky exceeded $1 million a few years ago, and this increase will help to ensure continued global distribution of this leading-edge publication.”

The Lloyd’s Equine Disease Quarterly, a research-based publication dedicated to equine health, is produced by the UK Department of Veterinary Science.

“The College of Agriculture, Food and Environment is grateful to Lloyd’s of London for this long-standing and unique support of the veterinary science department in general since 1985, and of the Equine Disease Quarterly since 1992,” said Dr. Nancy Cox, UKAg dean and director. “This year’s support brings their total investment to more than $1.1 million. We appreciate Lloyd’s long-standing confidence in the impact of our Equine Disease Quarterly.”

The award-winning publication includes articles written by prominent researchers from around the world and provides timely and authoritative reports on some of the most important issues facing the equine industry. The Quarterly reaches more than 18,000 readers in 102 countries. Available in paper and online, its articles are regularly reprinted in numerous scientific and lay equine publications worldwide.

Lloyd’s Equine Disease Quarterly is available to subscribers at no charge. It is co-edited by Drs. Roberta Dwyer, Peter Timoney and Alan Loynachan from the Department of Veterinary Science.

The most recent Quarterly is online at http://www2.ca.uky.edu/gluck/q_oct14.asp. For more information about the Department of Veterinary Science and the Maxwell H. Gluck Equine Research Center visit http://www2.ca.uky.edu/gluck/.

Lloyd’s of London is a 325-year-old insurance market whose members underwrite risk on a direct and reinsurance basis in more than 200 countries. As a global leader in specialty insurance, Lloyd’s remains committed to supporting equine research and providing the insurance coverage essential to the well-being and prosperity of bloodstock interests worldwide.

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