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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% […]

Ask Your Veterinarian Presented By Kentucky Performance Products: What To Do About ‘Parrot Mouth’

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 “parrot mouth” in a horse, and can it be resolved? DR. BRAD TANNER: Horses come in all shapes and sizes and so do their mouths. A parrot mouth describes the […]

Ask Your Veterinarian Presented By Kentucky Performance Products: What’s Bone Bruising?

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 does it really mean when a veterinarian talks about a racehorse having “bone bruising”? DR. A.J. RUGGLES: If you been around racehorses you likely have heard the term “bone bruising.” Despite […]

Ask Your Veterinarian Presented By Kentucky Performance Products: Switching Vaccine Sources

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: Since some veterinarians and farms use different types of vaccines, is it a problem to buy an individual and start it on another type? DR. KEVIN HYDE: The short answer to this […]

Ask Your Veterinarian Presented By Kentucky Performance Products: Snotty Noses At The Sales

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 can I do to prevent respiratory infections in young sales horses? DR. LILLY HAYWOOD: Breeding stock sales serve as the “perfect storm” for the development of respiratory disease in weanlings and […]

Ask Your Veterinarian Presented By Equistro: Breeding On Foal Heat

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: How does foal heat differ from a regular heat cycle, and do I need to do anything differently to breed a mare back on foal heat? DR. MARIA SCHNOBRICH: Foal heat […]

Ask Your Veterinarian Presented By Equistro: A Vaccine For Lawsonia?

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: A couple of years ago, I heard about research into a vaccine for Lawsonia. Does it work, and can I be comfortable it’s safe for my horse? DR. LAURIE METCALFE: For […]

Ask Your Veterinarian Presented By Equistro: What’s The Fix For Thin Soles?

If you have a question you want to see in our Ask Your Veterinarian series, email it to us: info at paulickreport.com.  QUESTION: Is there anything I can do to get my horse to grow thicker soles? DR. SCOTT MORRISON: This is probably the most common question I get asked. The answer is yes — in […]