Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital

NPR visits Kentucky for Thoroughbred foaling season

NPR’s Noah Adams came to central Kentucky recently to chronicle the magic and delicate nature of a Thoroughbred being born.  Adams spent time with Eduardo Terrazas, who runs a boarding farm and expects to deliver 51 foals this season, and Adams also visited Lexington’s two equine hospitals.  On the farm, Adams was in the foaling […]

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Rachel Alexandra and foal doing ‘fine’, to be released from hospital

Rachel Alexandra and her new colt by Curlin are doing well and expected to return to Stonestreet Farm in Lexington today or tomorrow, according to The Horse.  Rachel and foal were admitted to Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital as a precautionary measure for pain management after the birth. “She is fine,” Caroline Shaw, a spokeswoman […]

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Rachel Alexandra at vet clinic for ‘pain management’; said to be doing well

2009 Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra and her six-day old colt by 2007 and 2008 Horse of the Year Curlin, were taken to the Rood and Riddle Equine Clinic in Lexington, KY as a precautionary measure after her delivery for pain management related to the birth. Rachel has been under the care of Dr. […]

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Colic claims Richland Hills sire Purim

Purim, a 10-year-old Grade 1-winning son of Dynaformer standing at Richland Hills in Midway, Ky., was euthanized on Saturday following colic surgery at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington. Purim’s first crop of foals were 2-year-olds of 2011. Nathan Fox, president of Richland Hills, was instrumental in launching the stud career of Dynaformer, who […]

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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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