Dr. Larry Bramlage

Bramlage Released From Louisville Hospital

Dr. Larry Bramlage was released from University Hospital in Louisville on Monday, four days after suffering a head injury on the Churchill Downs backstretch when he fell off a golf cart. Alex Riddle, spokesman for Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington, Ky., where Bramlage is a world-renowned surgeon, said the 61-year-old Bramlage is at […]

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Scollay to Step in as On Call Vet for Oaks, Derby

Longtime AAEP On Call Veterinarian Mary Scollay will serve as the spokesperson for equine health during NBCSports racing coverage at Churchill Downs. Dr. Scollay replaces Dr. Larry Bramlage who sustained a head injury during a fall at the race track on Thursday. Dr. Bramlage remains at University Hospital in Louisville for observation.

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Bramlage Hospitalized Overnight After Fall at Churchill

Respected equine surgeon Dr. Larry Bramlage is being kept overnight for observation at University Hospital in Louisville, Ky., after striking his head in a fall from the back of a golf cart in the Churchill Downs stable area Thursday afternoon. According to a report in the Daily Racing Form, the incident was witnessed by trainer […]

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Breeders’ Cup Forum: The Impact of Corrective Surgeries on Foals and Yearlings?

Dr. Larry Bramlage (DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVS) is an internationally recognized equine orthopedic surgeon and partner at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington, Ky. A former president of the American Association of Equine Practitioners, Bramlage has been received numerous honors during his veterinary career, including the Special Award of Merit from the British Equine […]

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Dr. Larry Bramlage: Reports on racehorse injury rates, medications misleading

Earlier this week, the horse racing industry encountered further criticism when an article by the New York Times (found here: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/11/sports/ill-have-another-had-history-of-ailments-records-show.html?_r=3&pagewanted=1&partner=rssnyt&emc=rss) alleged that drastic treatments were being given to Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner I’ll Have Another leading up to this year’s Belmont Stakes. The colt was withdrawn from the Belmont, ending his bid for […]

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Rood & Riddle to host educational forum on sales issues

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 radiographic and throat […]

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Hilda’s Passion still on tap for November F-T sale

The schedule for brilliant speedster Hilda’s Passion at the end of 2011 had long included a tilt at one of the G1 Breeders’ Cup sprint events at Churchill, followed by a November 6 date at Fasig-Tipton’s Selected Mixed Sale in Lexington. She will keep the date with the sale, where the four-year-old filly will be […]

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Morning Line has surgery; expected to return to racing

Press Release Grade 1 winner and millionaire Morning Line, who will stand at Mr. and Mrs. William S. Farish’s Lane’s End Farm near Versailles, Kentucky on his retirement from racing, had chips removed from both knees today. Dr. Larry Bramlage performed the surgery at Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital and reported that Morning Line is […]

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Dr. Larry Bramlage on Life At Ten

“Life At Ten, along with all of the other horses that started in the Ladies’ Classic, was observed on the track prior to entering the starting gate by three veterinarians.  The vet team did not observe any physical problems. She was examined again after the race and again no physical problems were observed. A more […]

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