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2020 Workshop on Equine Neurologic Diseases

By Whitney Fields on 10/22/2019 11:25 AM
The three-day course focuses on the basic principles of anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology of important neurologic diseases of horses. It features demonstrations of CT myelograms and a ventral stabilization surgery or “basket” surgery. Topics covered are EDM, EPM, cervical vertebral stenotic myelopathy and other vertebral problems in horses, as well as rehabilitation, equin...
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2019 Rood & Riddle Dowager (G3)

By 176 on 10/08/2019 10:44 AM
Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital is entering their seventeenth year as the sponsor of the Grade III Rood & Riddle Dowager Stakes at Keeneland,. Each year Rood & Riddle shareholders and their families join with associate veterinarians, management and senior staff members to enjoy a day of racing and camaraderie in the beautiful Keeneland Room. The Rood & Riddle Dowager is a highly...
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2019 Equine Upper Airway Registration

By 176 on 07/15/2019 10:46 AM
 This 3½-day symposium, sponsored in part by Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital, Heska and the American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) Foundation, offers lectures and laboratories designed to present in depth, current information regarding pathophysiology, diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis for upper airway (UA) conditions in the horse. The target participants for the meeti...
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Date set for 2019 Hats Off Day!

By 176 on 06/10/2019 11:56 AM
Hats Off to Kentucky’s Horse Industry Day – featuring free, family-friendly events designed to celebrate the horse – is Saturday, July 27, from 4 to 10 p.m. at the Kentucky Horse Park.   Hats Off Day is the only day of the year that admission to the Horse Park is free. Free admission to the Horse Park is offered all day, with Hats Off Day festivities (all fre...
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The Kenny Rice Horse Racing Show Vet Check with Dr. Woodrow Friend

By 1 on 05/08/2019 8:36 AM
Dr. Woodrow Friend discusses the applications of chiropractic therapy equine medicine (especially among racehorses), what signs and symptoms an equine chiropractor looks for, what adjustments are made, and how horses respond to chiropractic treatment.     Click here to watch Episode 13       Follow The Horse Racing Show on: Instag...
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Rood & Riddle Report Spring 2019

By 176 on 04/29/2019 7:02 AM
Inside this edition you will find timely articles by Rood & Riddle clinicians on topics ranging from effectiveness of vaccines and dealing with ticks to non-musculoskeletal causes of poor performance. We also introduce to our most unique patient, Ali, fill you in on recent educational seminars and on exciting upcoming events. Click here to read the entire Report. 
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2019 Client Education Seminar

By 176 on 02/21/2019 10:34 AM
– Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital will host Rood & Riddle Responds, an educational seminar for people engaged in the equine industry, on February 28 at Embassy Suites in Lexington.  Now in its thirty-fourth year, the Rood & Riddle Client Education Seminar will continue with the question and answer format.  Questions submitted by clients and veterinarians prior to the...
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2019 International Podiatry Conference Registration

By 176 on 02/05/2019 12:57 PM
The International Podiatry Conference aims to bring together experienced equine veterinarians and farriers for skill development and discussion. The ability to meet and discuss techniques will hopefully advance the skill set of all attending as well as raise new questions, formulate new areas of reseach and facilitate collaboration between veterinarians and farriers. This year's speakers in...
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California Chrome Chosen as 2018 Rood & Riddle Comeback Award Recipient

By 176 on 12/04/2018 1:25 PM
The Richest Kentucky Derby winner and two time horse of the year California Chrome has been selected as the 2018 Rood & Riddle Comeback Award winner. This award is presented to a horse who has performed at the highest levels of competition, faced a medical/ surgical issue, received veterinary care by a Rood & Riddle veterinarian, and subsequently returned to compete at his/ her previous pe...
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2018 Equine Upper Airway Symposium Registration

By 176 on 07/16/2018 11:24 AM
The 2018 Upper Airway Symposium is scheduled for September 20-23, at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital. The 3½ day symposium offers an intense schedule of lectures and labs designed to present in depth, current information regarding pathophysiology, diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis for upper airway (UA) conditions in the horse. The target participants for the meeting are veterinarians in...
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2017 Rood & Riddle Comeback Award Winner Tempt Me

By Whitney Fields on 06/26/2017 9:56 AM
World Grand Champion Fine Harness mare Tempt Me has been selected as the 2017 Rood & Riddle Comeback Award winner. This award is presented to a horse who has performed at the highest levels of competition, faced a medical/ surgical issue, received veterinary care by a Rood & Riddle veterinarian, and subsequently returned to compete at his/ her previous performance level. This year’s ...
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Kentucky Horse Park and Rood & Riddle Announce Man O' War Look-Alike Contest

By Whitney Fields on 06/26/2017 9:08 AM
Kentucky Horse Park and Rood & Riddle Announce Man O’ War Look-Alike Contest The Kentucky Horse Park and Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital have joined together to create the My Man O’ War Look-Alike photo contest. This social media event challenges horse owners to submit photos of their horse recreating the famous photo of Man O’ War that is posted below. The contest is ...
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2017 Equine Upper Airway Symposium Registration

By Whitney on 06/14/2017 10:52 AM
Registration is open for residents and non-residents for the 2017 Equine Upper Airway Symposium scheduled for September 21-24, at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky. The 3 ½ day symposium, offers an intense schedule of lectures and labs designed to present in depth, current information regarding pathophysiology, diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis for upper airwa...
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Rood & Riddle New Surgical Facility Begins to Take Shape

on 11/17/2016 7:56 AM
Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital is pleased to announce that it will be opening the doors of its Wellington facility to clients on Nov. 18. Conveniently located on Southshore Boulevard, the world-renowned equine hospital, which is in the process of updating the current facility with a new surgical center, is looking forward to supporting the equestrian community by providing emergency and electi...
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Thoroughbred Sport Horse of the Year Announced

on 09/15/2016 8:32 AM
The winner of the 2015 Rood & Riddle Thoroughbred Sport Horse of the Year Award was announced at the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders (TOBA) Annual Awards Dinner held on Sept. 10 at Stonestreet Farm in Lexington. The winner,Sound Prospect, also known as "Sounder," was named a divisional winner in the Rood & Riddle Thoroughbred Sport Horse Awards earlier this year. These awards recognize ...
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New Award to Spotlight Successful Second Career Potential of Thoroughbred Horses

on 08/08/2016 11:18 AM
LEXINGTON, Ky.–After Thoroughbreds have completed their race careers, they are often ideal candidates for another vocation. To call attention to these horses’ second career possibilities, Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital has created a series of annual awards, the first of which will be presented to the top Thoroughbred sport horses of 2009. Divisional awards, named for legendary Th...
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Coming to the Games? Tour Rood & Riddle & Horse Farms During Your Stay!

on 08/08/2016 11:18 AM
Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital will open its doors to tourists during the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, September 25-October 10. Individual tours will run at 10am and 12pm Monday through Friday. A third tour will be included in a bus tour package from area Bluegrass tour companies which will bring visitors to several area attractions including Rood & Riddle. All of these tours ...
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Book Award Finalist EQUINE ER to be Featured on WEKU-FM

on 08/08/2016 11:18 AM
Lexington, Ky — One of the largest public radio stations in Kentucky, WEKU-FM, has chosen journalist Leslie Guttman's Equine ER: Stories from a Year in the Life of an Equine Veterinary Hospital as its April book club selection.  The book club’s reading of Equine ER will culminate with a discussion of the work at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 13, in Lexington at Joseph-Beth Boo...
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Bramlage Honored for Contributions to Equine Orthopedic Surgery

on 08/08/2016 11:18 AM
The American College of Veterinary Surgeons Foundation recently awarded Dr. Larry Bramlage the 2010 ACVS Foundation Legends Award for his dedication and contributions to the field of equine orthopedic surgery. The annual award recognizes ACVS Diplomates who have developed a surgical or diagnostic procedure of significant value, proven by becoming the treatment or test of choice for a given conditi...
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Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital the Official Equine Hospital and Veterinary Partner of the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games

on 08/08/2016 11:18 AM
Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital is proud to be the Official Equine Hospital and Veterinary Partner of the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games. The sponsorship is reflective of Rood & Riddle’s strong commitment to the horse industry and support of the sport horse and show horse community.The World Equestrian Games is an international equine competition held every 4 years. The Kentucky H...
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