ruffian equine medical center

A Real ‘Gem’: Ruffian Equine Clinic Celebrates Successful First Year

Cornell Ruffian Equine Specialists celebrated its first year in business with an event held at the practice, located right across the street from Belmont Park in Elmont, New York. Guests at the event held June 25 included Long Island-area owners, trainers, veterinarians, and other horse lovers. The program featured talks by three Ruffian specialists and […]

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Stakes-Placed Shook Up, Injured In Acorn, To Remain At Vet Clinic

Shook Up, eased in the Grade 1 Acorn Stakes last Saturday, will remain in a local equine clinic for about two weeks due to injuries she sustained during the race. According to a report in the Daily Racing Form, Shook Up had some skin removed from the tissue of her right front fetlock. The injury, […]

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Three Surgeons Join Team at Cornell Ruffian Equine Specialists

Cornell Ruffian Equine Specialists (CRES), an equine referral and emergency care hospital that opened this spring near Belmont Park in Elmont, New York, has hired three equine surgeons and emergency clinicians. The hospital will offer 24/7 critical care starting Aug. 1. The veterinarians are Dr. Kyla Ortved, assistant clinical professor in the Department of Clinical […]

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Cornell Opens Ruffian Equine Specialists Near Belmont Park

More than 100 guests, including elected officials and representatives from the New York Racing Association, Long Island Veterinary Medical Association and Racebrook Capital Advisors, LLC, are scheduled to join officials from Cornell University’s College of Veterinary Medicine today to celebrate the official opening of Cornell Ruffian Equine Specialists at 111 Plainfield Ave. “With the opening […]

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Cornell Vet School to Operate Former Ruffian Equine Medical Center

Cornell University’s College of Veterinary Medicine has signed a lease-buy agreement with Racebrook Capital Advisors, LLC, for the former Ruffian Equine Medical Center to establish Cornell Ruffian Equine Specialists, a referral and emergency care hospital. The hospital, located near the Belmont Racetrack backstretch in Elmont, N.Y., is expected to open April 1, 2014, and will […]

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New York: Shuttered Equine Hospital Received $600,000 in Tax Breaks

The Ruffian Equine Medical Center, which is located across the street from Belmont Park, has been empty since suddenly closing in March 2011. The facility had been built by International Equine Acquisitions Holdings and had opened in May 2009. Newsday reports that the Town of Hempstead, where the clinic is located, gave IEAH close to […]

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The Breeders’ Cup Forum – Iavarone: ‘We’re Out of Luck’

The Ruffian Equine Medical Center, located across the street from Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y., has been empty since suddenly shutting down operations on March 1, 2011. Built by International Equine Acquisitions Holdings and opened in May 2009, the REMC was run by Dr. James Hunt and its surgeon was Dr. Patricia Hogan. Michael Iavarone, […]

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IEAH catches up on debts, needs lessee for equine hospital

A sheriff’s sale of five unraced 2-year-old Thoroughbreds owned wholly or in partnership by International Equine Acquisitions Holdings, scheduled for Sept. 23 at Eddie Woods Stables in Ocala, Fla., is in the process of being called off after IEAH president Michael Iavarone said $81,000 in accumulated financial obligations for boarding, training, feed and maintenance of […]

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IEAH’s Ruffian Equine Medical Center closed for business

The Ruffian Equine Medical Center, located adjacent to Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y., has closed for business. Opened in 2009 at a cost reported at $18 million, the REMC was built by International Equine Acquisitions Holdings, the racing stabled operated by Michael Iavarone, Richard Schiavo and a group of investors, some of whom are involved […]

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HOGAN RESIGNS AS CHIEF SURGEON AT IEAH’S EQUINE HOSPITAL

By Ray Paulick Dr. Patricia Hogan has resigned as chief surgeon at the Ruffian Equine Medical Center adjacent to Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y. The 26,000-square-foot veterinary hospital, built at a cost of $18 million by International Equine Acquisitions Holdings, opened last May after numerous delays related to the difficult lending market.   Hogan confirmed […]

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