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Ask Your Veterinarian Presented By Kentucky Performance Products: Identifying And Managing White Line Disease

Veterinarians at Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital answer your questions about sales and healthcare of Thoroughbred auction yearlings, weanlings, 2-year-olds and breeding stock. Question: What is white line disease (WLD) and how can it be managed? Dr. Raul Bras: Horses’ hooves are subjected to a variety of influences that can impact soundness, including breed, limb conformation, […]

Ask Your Veterinarian Presented By Kentucky Performance Products: Conducting Lameness Exams

Veterinarians at Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital answer your questions about sales and healthcare of Thoroughbred auction yearlings, weanlings, 2-year-olds and breeding stock. Question: Could you describe the process you go through to conduct a lameness exam? Dr. Scott Hopper: Lameness exams are a subjective art form where we try to apply science and technology to identify […]

Ask Your Veterinarian Presented By Kentucky Performance Products: Equine Chiropractic Therapy

Veterinarians at Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital answer your questions about sales and healthcare of Thoroughbred auction yearlings, weanlings, 2-year-olds and breeding stock. Question: It seems chiropractic care is becoming more popular and accepted in the veterinary community in recent years. What types of issues can this therapy address well, and when is it not a […]

Ask Your Veterinarian Presented By Kentucky Performance Products: Seeing The Light With LASER Therapy

Veterinarians at Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital answer your questions about sales and healthcare of Thoroughbred auction yearlings, weanlings, 2-year-olds and breeding stock. Question: What is LASER therapy? Dr. Daniel Devis, Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital: The word LASER is actually an acronym of the expression “light amplification by stimulated emissions of radiation.” In other words, a LASER is a machine […]

Ask Your Veterinarian Presented By Kentucky Performance Products: Spring Skin Ailments

Veterinarians at Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital answer your questions about sales and healthcare of Thoroughbred auction yearlings, weanlings, 2-year-olds and breeding stock. Question: Spring is often the time of year horses struggle with skin ailments due to humidity and wet weather. How do you recognize and treat the most common skin ailments and when […]

Ask Your Veterinarian Presented By Kentucky Performance Products: A Vet Perspective On The Stud Book Limit

Veterinarians at Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital answer your questions about sales and healthcare of Thoroughbred auction yearlings, weanlings, 2-year-olds and breeding stock. If you have a question for a veterinarian, email us info at paulickreport.com . QUESTION: Colts born this year will be the first subject to the newly-announced cap on stud book at […]

Ask Your Veterinarian Presented By Kentucky Performance Products: What We Know About This Year’s Placentitis Cases

Veterinarians at Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital answer your questions about sales and healthcare of Thoroughbred auction yearlings, weanlings, 2-year-olds and breeding stock. If you have a question for a veterinarian, email us info at paulickreport.com . QUESTION: We saw an increased number of nocardioform placentitis in the 2020 foaling season. Why are some years […]

Ask Your Veterinarian Presented By Kentucky Performance Products: Pre-Sale Medication Regs ‘A Good Change’

Veterinarians at Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital answer your questions about sales and healthcare of Thoroughbred auction yearlings, weanlings, 2-year-olds and breeding stock. If you have a question for a veterinarian, email us info at paulickreport.com QUESTION: What is the veterinary perspective on the new pre-sale medication restrictions in force at public auctions in the United […]

Ask Your Veterinarian Presented By Kentucky Performance Products: Leaving Dental Work To The Vet

Veterinarians at Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital answer your questions about sales and healthcare of Thoroughbred auction yearlings, weanlings, 2-year-olds and breeding stock. QUESTION: Why is it important to have a veterinarian perform dental work on your horse? DR. BRAD TANNER: Responsible horse owners have mental checklists of the things that need to be done each […]

Ask Your Veterinarian Presented By Kentucky Performance Products: What Do We Know About Ulcers?

Veterinarians at Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital answer your questions about sales and healthcare of Thoroughbred auction yearlings, weanlings, 2-year-olds and breeding stock. QUESTION: What do we know about the causes and best treatments for ulcers? DR. KATE CHRISTIE: Equine gastric ulcer syndrome is a common condition in the performance horse with upwards of 90% […]