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Thoroughbred Sport Horse Divisional Award Winners Announced

Divisional winners of the Rood & Riddle Sport Horse Award for 2018 were honored on January 12 at the Horse of the Year Awards presented by AON during the US Equestrian Annual Meeting in West Palm Beach, FL. Rood & Riddle in Wellington Practice Manager Nikki Stokes made the trophy presentations to the divisional winners. […]

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Large Animal Rescue Training Imperative For First Responders In The Bluegrass

A core tenet of the Kentucky Horse Council (KHC) is its dedication to the protection of the state’s equine community and its horses. The organization has multiple programs in place to act as safety nets for horses in the state of Kentucky, but one opportunity in particular focuses on strategic teamwork to preserve the safety […]

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Oklahoma Derby Winner Untrapped Euthanized Due To Laminitis

Michael Langford’s 4-year-old Untrapped was euthanized on June 25 after the onset of laminitis, reports bloodhorse.com. The son of Trappe Shot suffered a bout of colic and was sent to Rood & Riddle about 10 days ago, and the laminitis was an additional complication. “He was at Rood & Riddle for about five days, then he […]

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Rood And Riddle To Host Expert Panel For Q&A

Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital will host Rood & Riddle Responds, an educational seminar for people engaged in the equine industry, on February 22 at Embassy Suites in Lexington. Now in its thirty-third year, the Rood & Riddle Client Education Seminar will continue with the question and answer format.  Questions submitted by clients and veterinarians prior to […]

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Sinkhole Tries To Swallow Horse On Kentucky Farm

A 25-year-old Warmblood named Historie is one lucky equine, in more ways than one. Found down in her field by caretaker Joe Shuman when she didn’t come up to eat, her owners, Drs. Claire Latimer and Rolf Embertson, both veterinarians at Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital, were notified. Dr. Embertson was still at Rood and […]

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Rood And Riddle To Participate In Lunch And Learn Series

Rood & Riddle in Wellington is excited to announce its participation in the 2018 Lunch and Learn Series hosted weekly at the Winter Equestrian Festival. The Lunch and Learn Series is held once a week over the 12-week span of the festival and features experts on a variety of topics including management, horsemanship, and veterinary […]

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AAEP Foundation Creates Equine Research Endowment

Consistent with its mission to improve the welfare of the horse, the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) Foundation has created an equine research endowment to help fill the growing need for better understanding of and solutions to diseases and maladies that affect horses of all breeds. The endowment, announced today during the opening session […]

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Show Horse Defies Odds After Having 27-Pound Tumor Removed

A 27-pound tumor was removed from top-tier show horse, Caracas 89, in a surgery that was given less than a five percent chance of giving the 9-year-old gelding his life back. The Holsteiner, a force to be reckoned with in both the jumper and equitation rings, was showing sporadic episodes where he was not quite […]

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Veterinarian Tom Riddle Named 2017 Friend Of UK Ag Equine Programs

Tom Riddle, co-founder of Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital in 1986, was recently named the 2017 Friend of University of Kentucky Ag Equine Programs. The award recognizes the many impacts he has had on equine research and education within UK’s College of Agriculture, Food and Environment. Riddle, who specializes in reproductive veterinary medicine, has actively […]

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PR Special Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Sale: Beyond Expectations, Ask Your Veterinarian

The Paulick Report is once again pleased to offer its special print publication available online and on the grounds of the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Sale of Selected Yearlings. This edition of the PR Special for the first session of the two-night sale continues the “Success Beyond Expectations” series, written by Natalie Voss, focusing on influential stallions […]

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