Wellington

Feeding Horses Supplements Is ‘Negligent’ Says FEI

Two international dressage riders whose horses tested positive for a banned substance in 2017 have received their sentencing from the FEI, the international governing body of horse sport. Kaitlin Blythe, who rides Don Principe, and Adrienne Lyle, who rides Horizon, were both feeding Soothing Pink to their mounts. The supplement is designed to ease gastric […]

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Rare Tumor In Mare’s Mouth Leads To Lower Jaw Removal

A mare was brought to the Palm Beach Equine Clinic in Wellington, FL, with a rapidly growing mass in her mouth. Dr. Weston Davis used a computer tomography (CT) to obtain an image of the mass and exactly where it was located. He then biopsied the tumor, which revealed that it was an ameloblastic fibroma, […]

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Lost And Found Presented By Horseware: For Skiffington, The Training Game Has Changed

By 2007 Tom Skiffington had spent over three decades of his life training Thoroughbreds. Despite a resume that included 53 graded stakes wins and runners earning over $24 million, Skiffington left the business with relatively little fanfare and no hard feelings. “I’d seen it happen to guys that were better trainers than me – one […]

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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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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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