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Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital opened a Saratoga Springs facility this month. Photo courtesy Rood & Riddle

Rood & Riddle opens Saratoga hospital

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital announced Aug. 4 that an expansion at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital in Saratoga is complete. The Saratoga hospital includes two surgical suites, three anesthesia induction and recovery stalls, nuclear scintigraphy, a radiology suite, a laboratory and an ambulatory garage.  The hospital also includes a four-stall temperature controlled nuclear scintigraphy building as well.  In addition to the new facilities, the original building was renovated to increase office and storage space. “We are extremely excited about the new hospital which demonstrates our commitment to the health, safety and welfare of horses in the Saratoga area […]

Maker's Mark  Sponsorship during the 2014 Keeneland Spring Meet with Wise Dan. Photo courtesy Rood & Riddle

Rood & Riddle to fete Wise Dan’s comeback

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital has announced that an award honoring the remarkable Thoroughbred champion Wise Dan will be presented at Hats Off Day on July 30 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington. The Rood & Riddle Comeback Award is given to an equine athlete who overcame a major health complication and returned to elite competition. “We are pleased to present the inaugural Rood & Riddle Comeback Award to Wise Dan. Wise Dan exemplifies the characteristics of an outstanding athlete who suffered a major health issue and returned to compete successfully,” said Tom Riddle, DVM. Wise Dan, owned by […]

In Brief: Efforts underway to help OTTBs

In Brief: Efforts underway to help OTTBs

Hay, Oats & Spaghetti dinner set for Saratoga SARATOGA, N.Y.— The Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation’s Fourth Annual “Hay, Oats & Spaghetti” dinner on Monday, July 25will be held at Bravo! Restaurant, 3246 Rt. 9, Saratoga Springs, from 6 to 9 PM. This year’s celebration will be bigger than ever so the perennial hosts Giuseppe and Lauren Grisio will be closing the entire restaurant for the event. “We started at one dining room at Mama Mia’s,” said TRF Board member, Suzie O’Cain. “Last year, we had the lounge at Bravo! This year, Giuseppe and Lauren have given us the entire restaurant, as well as all the […]