Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital

Bramlage: ‘Nothing Seriously Wrong’ With Maximum Security But A Break Would Be Good

Maximum Security, one of the horses at the center of the recent federal horse doping indictments, was found to have no serious issues after an exam and series of images taken by Dr. Larry Bramlage this week. Owner Gary West sent the horse Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington, Ky., after learning the colt […]

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Owner Gary West: Maximum Security To Undergo Thorough Medical Examination, New Round Of Drug Tests

The following statement was provided by Thoroughbred owner and breeder Gary West, who bred and co-owns Maximum Security, Eclipse Award champion 3-year-old male of 2019 whose victory in the world’s richest race, the $20-million Saudi Cup, was followed nine days later by a federal indictment alleging illegal doping by trainer Jason Servis and others. After […]

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New Money Honey Delivers War Front Filly On National Museum of Racing And Hall Of Fame’s Foal Patrol Season 3

New Money Honey, a 6-year-old mare owned by e5 Racing Thoroughbreds, delivered a filly by War Front at Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital on March 10 as part of the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame’s Foal Patrol Season 3. The foaling occurred 17 days after the expected date with a cesarean section. […]

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Kentucky Derby Winner Country House Retired Due To Laminitis

Country House, the promoted winner of the 2019 Kentucky Derby, has been retired from racing, per a statement from co-owner Guinness McFadden’s Blackwood Stables released on Friday evening. The statement read as follows: “On June 27, Country House was sent to Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital for a routine lameness examination, to be followed up […]

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Ask Your Veterinarian Presented By Equistro: Breeding On Foal Heat

Veterinarians at Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital answer your questions about sales and healthcare of Thoroughbred auction yearlings, weanlings, 2-year-olds and breeding stock. QUESTION: How does foal heat differ from a regular heat cycle, and do I need to do anything differently to breed a mare back on foal heat? DR. MARIA SCHNOBRICH: Foal heat […]

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Bramlage Investigation On Mongolian Groom, Breeders’ Cup Safety Protocols Well Underway

An investigation by Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital’s Dr. Larry Bramlage into the circumstances of Breeders’ Cup Classic contender Mongolian Groom’s fatal injury is well underway. The Breeders’ Cup board contracted Bramlage to review not only the pre-race condition and injury of Mongolian Groom, but the organization’s pre-race safety protocols as a whole. A source […]

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Ask Your Veterinarian Presented By Equistro: A Vaccine For Lawsonia?

Veterinarians at Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital answer your questions about sales and healthcare of Thoroughbred auction yearlings, weanlings, 2-year-olds and breeding stock. QUESTION: A couple of years ago, I heard about research into a vaccine for Lawsonia. Does it work, and can I be comfortable it’s safe for my horse? DR. LAURIE METCALFE: For […]

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Grade 1 Winner Delta Prince Euthanized At Age Six

Grade 1 winner Delta Prince, an Adena Springs homebred, was euthanized at Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital on Friday, Oct. 25, following complications associated with laminitis and renal failure subsequent to an incident of colic. Set to join the Adena Springs Kentucky stallion roster for 2020, Delta Prince enjoyed a stellar racing career, earning $1,174,170 […]

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Ask Your Veterinarian Presented By Equistro: What’s The Fix For Thin Soles?

If you have a question you want to see in our Ask Your Veterinarian series, email it to us: info at paulickreport.com.  QUESTION: Is there anything I can do to get my horse to grow thicker soles? DR. SCOTT MORRISON: This is probably the most common question I get asked. The answer is yes — in […]

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