Wellington, Fla. – Feb. 7, 2019 – The Chesapeake International Draft Horse Show is pleased to announce Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital in Wellington as the official on-site veterinary practice for the weekend of Feb. 8-10. The Chesapeake International Draft Horse Show kicks off on Friday, Feb. 8 at 2 p.m. and continues on Saturday, Feb. 9 at 1 p.m. and Sunday, Feb 10. at 12 p.m.
This unique event will showcase the equestrian world’s gentle giants up close, and offer a family-friendly experience with entertainment for everyone to enjoy. Hosted by Victoria McCullough at Crab Orchard Equestrian Estate, generously donated by Frank and Monica McCourt, this event is free to the public with donations benefiting the EQUUS Foundation and the Young Singers of the Palm Beaches.
Officially opening their South Florida location in November of 2016, Rood & Riddle is one of the country’s most respected equine hospitals. Their location in Wellington provides a variety of services including elective and emergency surgery, diagnostic imaging, sport horse medicine, internal medicine, podiatry and advanced reproductive services.
Founded in 1982 in Lexington, KY, the Rood & Riddle name is known across the country and internationally as a leader in equine medicine and surgery. They now boast locations in Saratoga NY, and Wellington, FL in addition to their original 24-acre facility in Lexington.
Respected for taking care of all breeds of horses and those that excel in different disciplines, Rood & Riddle is the only choice for the official vet of the Chesapeake International Draft Horse Show.
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About Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital:
Rood & Riddle began as an ambulatory practice in Lexington, Kentucky in 1982 and established a full-service equine hospital in 1986. Today the practice is known and respected throughout the world for innovative and highly skilled treatment of horses. Rood and Riddle continue their tradition of excellence into the twenty-first century serving as a referral center for horses requiring specialized medical and surgical care and providing ambulatory care for all breeds and disciplines. With the original hospital in Lexington, Kentucky and satellite hospitals in Saratoga Springs, New York and Wellington, Florida, Rood & Riddle maintains an unwavering commitment to quality, both in the care of horses and in our relationships with clients and the community.
Hosted by Victoria McCullough
Held in part of the North American Six-Horse Hitch Classic Series
February 8th at 2:00 p.m.
February 9th at 1:00 p.m.
February 10th at 12:00 p.m.
Crab Orchard Equestrian Estate
13180 South Fields Road Wellington, Florida
Free entry to the public!