Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital recently announce it opened the doors of its revamped Wellington facility to clients on Nov. 18.
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 community of Florida by providing emergency and elective surgical procedures, as well as advanced diagnostic imaging, internal medicine, neurology, podiatry, and ambulatory services, according to a press release. The treatment center is located on SouthShore Boulevard in Wellington.
“We are excited to expand our services to Wellington on a year round basis,” said managing partner Scott Pierce, DVM. “The addition of the Wellington property allows us to better serve our many clients who compete in Florida every year, both in sport horse activities and racing.”
Pierce added that the entire team of seasoned veterinarians and technicians are eager to bring Rood & Riddle’s world-class, reputable veterinary care to the competitive equestrian community in Wellington and south Florida.
And the state-of-the-art facility, which is on target to be completed in early 2017, will offer much, including five large-patient stalls, an induction and recovery stall, transfer area, surgical suite, client viewing area, and a treatment room. All of the amenities of the new facility will be climate controlled and continuously staffed. Rood & Riddle veterinarians will be performing all treatments in the existing surgical suite and induction/recovery stall while the new facility is being completed.
Board certified surgeon Jose Bras, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVS, arrived on Nov. 18 in Wellington, ready to accept individual appointments. The team is also equipped to offer 24/7 emergency referrals.
In addition to emergencies and other horse care, the team will provide elective surgeries, and a wide range of diagnostic imaging services as well as internal medicine and neurology consultations with Steve Reed, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM and podiatry services with Scott Morrison, DVM, and Raul Bras, DVM, CJF.
Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital in Wellington is located at 5320 S. Shore Blvd. Wellington, FL 33449. To make an appointment or in the event of an emergency, please call 561-383-5437.