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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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Death Of Half-Sister To Super Saver Prompts Civil Lawsuit

Hill ‘n’ Dale Equine Holdings has filed a civil lawsuit against Rood and Riddle Partners, claiming failure to maintain standard of care in the death of a filly out of classic producer Supercharger. The complaint, filed April 21, 2017, in Fayette Circuit Court in Lexington, Ky., states Supercharger was admitted to Rood and Riddle Equine […]

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Rood And Riddle Schedules 32nd Annual Educational Seminar For Feb. 22

Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital will host Rood & Riddle Responds, an educational seminar for people engaged in the equine industry, on Feb. 22 at Embassy Suites in Lexington. Now in its thirty-second year, the Rood & Riddle Client Education Seminar will return to the question and answer format that was first implemented last year. […]

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Should You Do A Hysteroscopy During A Breeding Soundness Exam?

When a mare has difficulty getting into foal, reproductive veterinarians rely on a number of diagnostic procedures to define the root of the problem. While cytology, ultrasound, transrectal palpation and endometrial culture are standard diagnostic practices for infertility diagnosis, the less common hysteroscopy may be helpful as well. A hysteroscopy involves running a flexible endoscope […]

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How’d That Happen? Origins And Remedies For Clubfoot

The term “clubfoot” gets thrown around a lot when describing the way a horse, particularly a sale prospect, looks. But what does the term mean, and what actually constitutes a clubfoot on a horse? A clubfoot is a conformation flaw thought to have both a genetic and mechanical component. You can recognize a clubfoot by […]

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Rood And Riddle To Begin Accepting Clients At Florida Surgery Facility Nov. 18

Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital is pleased to announce that it will be opening the doors of its Wellington facility to clients on Nov. 18. Conveniently located on Southshore Boulevard, the world-renowned equine hospital, which is in the process of updating the current facility with a new surgical center, is looking forward to supporting the equestrian […]

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Longtime Friend On Maria Borell: ‘She Is Stopping At Nothing’

The list of people looking for former trainer Maria Borell keeps getting longer. On Tuesday, various news outlets reported that the Kentucky Department of Agriculture and the Mercer County Fiscal Court sued Maria Borell and her father, Charles Borell, seeking legal ownership of the 43 horses a state veterinarian said were abandoned and in various […]

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