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2010 Equine Upper Airway Symposium Registration Open

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The 2010 Upper Airway Symposium is scheduled for February 11-14, 2010, at the Embassy Suites 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 airway (UA) conditions in the horse. The target participants for the meeting are veteri...
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Univ. of Kentucky's MacLeod Awarded $1.1 million for Equine Health Research

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 12, 2009) – James MacLeod, John S. and Elizabeth A. Knight chair and professor of veterinary science at the Maxwell H. Gluck Equine Research Center and director of UK’s Equine Initiative, was recently awarded two grants totaling more than $1.1 million over three years. Three other equine researchers in UK’s College of Ag...
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Dr. Bramlage Featured in The Blood-Horse

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Rood & Riddle surgeon, Dr. Larry Bramlage is the feature cover story of the May 31, 2008, edition of The Blood-Horse magazine, a leading Thoroughbred racing publication. Dr. Bramlage is well known in the Thoroughbred industry both as an orthopedic surgeon and as a television media consultant during the Triple Crown and Breeders’ Cup races. In April, author Deirdre B. Biles spent 2 days foll...
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Leaders in Education

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Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital is dedicated to education. Rood & Riddle veterinarians maintain the required education hours needed for their veterinary license and also participate in sharing information by speaking at education forums for veterinarians and horse owners.Staff members currently involved in educational leadership roles include Dr. Rolf Embertson and Dr. Brett Woodie who serve on the ...
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TOBA To Hold Breeding Clinic in Lexington

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The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association (TOBA) announced today that it will hold a Thoroughbred Breeding Clinic Friday, May 29 – Sunday, May 31 in Lexington, Kentucky. The clinic, sponsored by Blood-Horse Publications, will offer topics including planning a mating, conformation, foal registration, equine nutrition, pasture management, foaling and farm management. Rood & Riddle vet...
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Remembering the World Equestrian Games

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When it was announced 5 years ago that the World Equestrian Games were coming to the Kentucky Horse Park in 2010, Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital was ready to receive the Games with unbridled enthusiasm. Rood & Riddle offered their support early, becoming the Official Equine Hospital and Veterinary Partner in October 2007. The 3 years of planning seemed to go quickly, as did the 16 days of c...
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Arctic cold dangerous for Kentucky livestock

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The University of Kentucky College of Agriculture has issued a press release alerting horse owners about threats to their horses welfare due to the extreme winter weather in Central Kentucky. The winter blast extends beyond Central Kentucky and we also encourage owners to be aware of important health safeguards necessary in winter. Important points to remember are: Have your horse’s teeth c...
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STEM CELL THERAPY FOR CHRONIC LAMINITIS

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Clinical research yields promising results and hope for the future Laminitis can be a devastating and expensive disease to treat. Today there is no true cure for the disease. However cases can often be rehabilitated back to varying degrees with the aid of therapeutic shoeing, foot management, and medical therapies. Although special foot management can in some cases return horses back to previou...
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Performing Treadmill Endoscopy

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Problems involving the upper airway are a common cause of decreased athletic performance. The treadmill allows the clinician to examine the upper airway of an equine athlete while it is exercising at high speed. This type of dynamic evaluation is very useful in determining if the horse has an upper airway abnormality affecting performance. There are certain abnormalities of the upper airway that o...
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NAVRMA Announces 2011 Conference Program

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LEXINGTON, Ky., (April 6, 2011) –The North American Veterinary Regenerative Medicine Association has published its program for their 2nd annual conference to be held on June 2-4, 2011, in Lexington, Kentucky.  This year’s conference has been expanded to include small animal topics and a poster session featuring recent equine and canine research findings. The list of speakers inclu...
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From Last to First

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A chance encounter at Rood & Riddle brings a horse and rider together  In January 2008, Marina King was a Thoroughbred without a home. After finishing out of the money in 7 starts, including 4 last place finishes, the 4 year old colt was sent to Kentucky Equine Humane Center near Lexington, Kentucky in hope of finding a new home and possibly a new career. At Rood & Riddle,...
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Alltech Unites with the Normandy 2014 Organizing Committee to Make the FEI World Equestrian Games a Success

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Press Release July 8, 2011 Author: Susanna Elliott/Alltech [Caen, FRANCE] – Laurent Beauvais, chairman of the Basse-Normandie Regional Council and Normandy 2014 Organizing Committee, and Alltech president Dr. Pearse Lyons today announced that Alltech will be the title sponsor of the 2014 FEI World Equestrian Games™ in Normandy. This joint signing represents an historic partnership...
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AAEP urges horse owners to revisit disaster protocol as Hurricane Irene approaches East Coast

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?Press Release August 26, 2011Author:  American Association of Equine PractitionersAs Hurricane Irene moves toward the Atlantic Coast, the American Association of Equine Practitioners alerts horse owners and veterinary professionals to take precautionary steps for equine safety this season.Equine practitioners and horse owners in areas impacted by hurricanes and other natural disasters are en...
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EQUINE STUDENTS GATHER AT ANNUAL OEPS MEETING

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Three hundred and sixty third year veterinary students traveled to Lexington, Kentucky September 2-4, for the ninth annual Opportunities in Equine Practice Seminar (OEPS). The annual seminar, hosted by Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital, is supported by the AAEP Foundation, industry partners and equine practitioners from across the United States and Canada. In response to the declining numbers o...
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Alltech National Horse Show Tickets Sales Benefiting Nine Local and National Charities

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Press Release September 15, 2011 Author:  Alltech   [Lexington, KY] – For the first time ever, the Alltech National Horse Show is in Kentucky, and for as low as $10, you can be a part of history in the making, while at the same time benefiting a noteworthy charity. Fifty percent of the net proceeds from the Alltech National Horse Show general admission gate receipts will be...
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Rood & Riddle Named the Official Veterinarian for the 2011 Alltech National Horse Show

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Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital has been named the Official Veterinarian, Farrier and Equine Pharmacy for The Alltech National Horse Show, 128th Edition, scheduled for the Alltech Arena at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky on Nov. 2 – 6, 2011. The Alltech National Horse Show is a weeklong championship event featuring "AA”-rated hunters, open jumpers, junior/amate...
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New Client Service Offered for Quick and Easy Hospital Release

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A new service has been added at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital to help streamline the patient release process. After a horse has been approved for discharge, horse owners, farms and van service companies can now send an email to vanpickup@roodandriddle.com to notify the discharge office 30-45 minutes in advance of their arrival. E-mails can be sent even earlier if the expected arrival time of t...
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Rood & Riddle to Host Educational Forum on Radiographic and Throat Abnormalities in Thoroughbred Sales Yearlings

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LEXINGTON, Ky., (June 26, 2012) – Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital will host an educational forum on July 18 at the Fasig-Tipton Sales Pavilion, Saratoga Springs, New York.  An expert veterinary panel will present radiographic images of joints and endoscopic videos of throats in sales yearlings. The panel, moderated by Dr. Scott Ahlschwede, will discuss different types of radiograph...
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The Rood & Riddle Report - LIVE

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New client seminar format brings the latest equine veterinary news to the horse owner The annual Rood & Riddle Client Seminar will have a new look and feel in 2012. In place of the standard educational presentation format, "The Rood & Riddle Report – Live” will be hosted by four Rood & Riddle veterinarians representing the fields of medicine, surgery, reproduction ...
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ROOD & RIDDLE ANNOUNCES THOROUGHBRED SPORT HORSE DIVISIONAL AWARD WINNERS

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ROOD & RIDDLE ANNOUNCES THOROUGHBRED SPORT HORSE DIVISIONAL AWARD WINNERS Rood & Riddle, USEF and TOBA team up to support Thoroughbreds in second careers.   The open and rookie winners of the Rood & Riddle Thoroughbred Sport Horse Awards for 2012 will be honored on January 17 at the United States Equestrian Federation’s annual meeting in Louisville, KY. The Sport H...
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