Lexington, KY – Oct. 8, 2019 – For the ninth year in a row, the National Horse Show is overjoyed to welcome Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital as the Official Veterinarians and the Veterinary Pharmacy of the highly anticipated competition for hunters, equitation and jumpers. From October 25 to November 3, 2019, the National Horse Show returns to the Alltech Arena at the Kentucky Horse Park for its 136th year, continuing its legacy as the oldest indoor horse show in the United States.
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 & Riddle continues 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, which is only 5 miles from the National Horse Show’s location at the Kentucky Horse Park, and satellite hospitals in historic racing center Saratoga Springs, New York and winter sport horse mecca 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. Competitors that attend the National Horse Show in Kentucky can also expect to receive the same quality of care and professionalism at Rood & Riddle’s facilities in Wellington and Saratoga.
Rood & Riddle offers a full range of services at each of its state-of-the-art hospital facilities. In addition to the services offered within the hospitals, such as surgery, internal medicine, advanced diagnostic imaging, a focused Podiatry Center and a specialized Reproductive Center, Rood & Riddle also provides ambulatory services (on-site care) for breeding farms, sport horse facilities, horse shows and events. With an unwavering commitment to quality in the care of horses, Rood & Riddle’s veterinarians are ready to provide horses with emergency and preventative care, reproduction services, surgery, lameness, radiography, podiatry and internal medicine.
Rood & Riddle Veterinarians will be on hand daily at the National Horse Show to help competitors in the event of an emergency or with routine veterinary care.
“The return of Rood and Riddle to the National Horse Show is one we welcome with open arms,” remarked Jennifer Burger, President of the National Horse Show Association. “For the past nine years they have provided our competitors with top of the line care and veterinary knowledge, putting many horse owners minds at ease as they treat the health and safety of our equine partners with the highest of priority. Their expertise is unmatched and I am looking forward to yet another year with them as the National Horse Show’s official veterinarian and veterinary pharmacy.”
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