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2017 Client Education Seminar

By Whitney Fields on 01/31/2017 3:10 PM
Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital will host Rood & Riddle Responds, an educational seminar for people engaged in the equine industry, on February 22 at Embassy Suites in Lexington. Now in its thirty-second year, the Rood & Riddle Client Education Seminar will return to the question and answer format that was first implemented last year. As was done last year, questions were submitted by ...
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Preparing Horses for Winter

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Published in the December 2009 KEEP NewsletterPreparing For Winter (PDF)
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Potomac Horse Fever

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Published in the August 2009 KEEP newsletterPotomac Horse Fever (PDF)
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Pasture Associated Laminitis

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Published in the June-July 2009 KEEP newsletterPasture Associated Laminitis (PDF)
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Understanding Ground Impact and Heel Pain

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by Scott Morrison DVM As many of us have witnessed the foot is a common source of lameness. It has been estimated in multiple retrospective studies that the heel region of the foot alone accounts for more than one third of all chronic lameness in the horse. It shouldn’t be a surprise that the only region of the horse’s body in constant contact with the ground is most susceptible t...
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Colostrum – Liquid Gold: The Equine’s Most Precious Commodity

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Published in the November KEEP NewsletterColostrum-the-Equine-s-Most-Valuable-Commodity
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The Right Touch

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Cover Story from May 31, 2008, issue of the Blood-Horse. The Blood-Horse follows Dr. Bramlage through a pair of busy days in the Bluegrass. Reprinted with Permission. Copyright Blood-Horse Publications. Blood-Horse-May-31-2008
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Rood & Riddle Report 2008 Issue 1

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Rood & Riddle Report - 2008 Issue 1 Rood-and-Riddle-Report-08-Issue-1
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Eastern Tent Caterpillars Population Up

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University of Kentucky Equine Initiative Report - Published in the May KEEP NewsletterEastern-Tent-Caterpillars-UK-Equine-Init-Report
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Advances in Equine Orthopedic Surgery

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Published in the May KEEP NewsletterAdvances-in-Equine-Orthopedic-Surgery
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Treatment Options for Bowed Tendons

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Published in the July KEEP NewsletterTreatment-Options-for-Bowed-Tendons
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Infections of the Equine Hoof

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Published in the September KEEP NewsletterInfections-of-the-Equine-Hoof
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Equine Pain Management by Lori Bidwell, DVM

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Published in the March KEEP NewsletterEquine-Pain-Management
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A Review of Equine Leptospirosis: An Emerging Cause of Abortion

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Published in the KEEP January 2008 Newsletter.Keep-Newsletter-1-08
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Commonly Encountered Skin Disorders

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Published in KEEP November 2007 Newsletter.keep-newsletter11-07
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Colic Prevention

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Published in KEEP September 2007 Newsletter.keepnwsletter9-07
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Thrush

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By Bob Agne, DVMThrush is a common hoof problem that many horse owners and care givers recognize.  Although most mild cases of thrush do not cause lameness, it can become more serious and cause pain, lameness and/or more severe infection if left untreated.  Additionally, the presence of thrush may be an indication of more serious foot problems. Thrush is observed as a black, foul sm...
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Gastric Ulcers in Horses

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By Bonnie S. Barr, VMD, DACVIM Gastric ulcers are a common medical condition in horses and foals.  Numerous publications have identified that up to 60% of show horses have ulcers and up to 90% of racehorses may develop gastric ulcers.  The equine stomach holds about 4 gallons and is divided into two distinct parts, the nonglandular portion and the glandular portion.  The nonglandul...
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Navicular Syndrome

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by Vern Dryden, DVM, CJF Navicular syndrome is a term used today when referring to palmar heel pain and pathology of the navicular apparatus in the horse’s foot.  Structures that comprise the navicular apparatus are the navicular bone, suspensory ligament of the navicular bone (connects the navicular bone to the bottom end of the pastern bone), impar ligament (connects the...
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Tooth Root Abscess

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by R. Brad Tanner, DVM Tooth root infection in the horse is a relatively common disorder occurring primarily in the cheek teeth.  Upper and lower cheek teeth have been reported to become infected at similar rates.  The terms tooth root abscess and tooth root infection are synonymous, though a more accurate term is apical infection.  Apical refers to the tooth root area and surrou...
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