Transcript: Talkin’ Horses with Equine Surgeon Dr. Larry Bramlage

Equine surgeon Larry R. Bramlage, DVM, Dipl. ACVS, joined readers for Thursday’s edition of’s “Talkin’ Horses.”

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Equine surgeon Larry R. Bramlage, DVM, Dipl. ACVS, joined readers for Thursday’s edition of’s “Talkin’ Horses” sponsored by He was the featured guest online at on Thursday, Dec. 15, at noon ET.

Bramlage is a past president of the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP), and is president of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons. In addition, he is a member of the Board of Directors of the Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation, and chairs the Scientific Advisory Committee of the Grayson Jockey Club Research Foundation.

Bramlage is a familiar face to many racing fans. His 14 years as a member of the American Association of Equine Practitioner’s “On-Call” program for television viewers of the Triple Crown and the Breeders’ Cup World Championships has brought him into millions of homes.

As a partner in the prestigious Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington, Bramlage is known for his surgical technique to repair fractured fetlocks. He teaches this method to veterinarians who attend a course with him, hosted twice a year. Bramlage also developed another technique to help horses with tendon injuries–earning him the nickname “Master of the Bow

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