hagyard equine medical institute

Straight Talk On Scratches

Scratches, also called equine pastern dermatitis, is a condition most horse owners and caretakers will encounter sometime during their tenure with horses. If not treated right away, the crusty scabs can lead to swelling, inflammation and lameness—and the condition can become chronic. The Chronicle of the Horse spoke with Dr. Nimet Browne, an internal medicine […]

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How Dr. Edward H. Fallon Streamlined The Breeding Season

Advances in knowledge and technology have made the chances of getting a mare pregnant during the breeding season as high as they’ve ever been, and that efficiency has shaped the breeding industry’s schedules and production into what we know today. The difference in a few days for getting a mare ready for the breeding shed, […]

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Hagyard Settles Lawsuit With Veterinarians Over Contract Dispute

More than two years after it began, the civil suit between Hagyard Equine Medical Institute in Lexington, Ky., and three of its former veterinarians has been settled. Terms of the settlement were confidential. “Hagyard is pleased to move on and looks forward to continuing to provide quality service to its clients and their horses,” said […]

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Nick Luck To Host Fall Racing Preview To Benefit Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation

Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation announced today that Hagyard Equine Medical Institute will again sponsor a fall racing preview at AZUR Restaurant & Patio in Lexington, Ky., on Thursday, October 3, from 6 – 9 p.m. The event will be hosted by international racing broadcaster Nick Luck. Tickets are available for $50 each and include hors d’oeuvres […]

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Kentucky Downs Research Day Sponsorships Sold Out

Sponsorships have again been obtained for all four of the races Kentucky Downs made available for Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation Day, to be held on Saturday, August 31. Equibase, Hagyard Equine Medical Institute, Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital, and Starlight Partners are each sponsoring an overnight race. All sponsorship dollars go to Grayson to support […]

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Three Former Hagyard Vets Win Partial Summary Judgment Over Share Purchase Agreement

Three veterinarians suing their former employer won a victory in Fayette Circuit Court in Lexington, Ky., when the judge presiding over the case entered an order for partial summary judgement in favor of the plaintiffs. Judge John Reynolds found that a valid contract existed between Drs. Rocky Mason, Christopher Smith and Patrick Ford and Hagyard-Davidson-McGee […]

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Hagyard’s Fallon: Civil Suit Without Merit, Radiographs Were Not Intentionally Destroyed

The following statement, authored by Hagyard Equine Medical Institute partner Dr. Luke Fallon, was provided to media Wednesday afternoon by Casey Bailey & Maines, attorneys representing Hagyard in a new civil suit in Fayette Circuit Court. The suit, centered on misdating of radiographs of Thoroughbreds at public auction, was brought by Illinois-based owner/trainer Tom Swearingen. […]

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Updated: New Civil Lawsuit Filed Against Hagyard Equine Medical, Others Over Misdated Sale Radiographs

Hagyard Equine Medical Institute, whose partners are already fighting a civil lawsuit over a contract dispute from three former employees, was hit with a class action suit this week – this one centering on some of its veterinarians’ practice of misdating pre-sale radiographs. Illinois-based owner/trainer Tom Swearingen is suing the hospital, individual Hagyard surgeons Drs. […]

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American Lion Battles Back From Pneumonia, Finds Second Career With Help From Hagyard, New Vocations, Four Star

For six years, Hagyard Equine Medical Institute and Hagyard Pharmacy have been strong supporters of the New Vocations mission – to stand in the gap for noncompetitive, often injured racehorses, and provide a skilled, loving transition to a brighter future. Typically, that support has come in providing veterinary care, pharmaceuticals and supplements to get the […]

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Eight Hagyard Veterinarians Sign Settlement Agreements With Kentucky Board

Eight veterinarians at Hagyard Equine Medical Institute agreed to financial settlements with the Kentucky Board of Veterinary Examiners last week, following the board’s investigation into misdating of sale radiographs by several of the hospital’s partners. Drs. Michael Hore and Michael Spirito agreed to pay $25,000 in “administrative payments” to offset the cost of the board’s […]

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