Tweets from Rood & Riddle’s Client Education Seminar

Read the top tweets and take-homes from Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital’s client education seminar.

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Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital held it’s 32nd annual client education seminar in Lexington, Kentucky, on Feb. 22. The seminar was presented in a question and answer format, with question submitted from clients and veterinarians prior to the event. Questions on a variety of subjects, ranging from infectious diseases and foal conformation abnormalities to cardiovascular problems and biosecurity,  were addressed by Rood & Riddle veterinarians.  

Our news editor, Erica Larson, was in attendance, and here are some of the take-home messages she picked up during the meeting.  

Laurie Metcalf, DVM, shared information on two diseases that can have serious consequences for foals:  Rhodococcus equi infections and  Lawsonia intracellularis  infection (also called equine proliferative enteropathy). is home to thousands of free articles about horse health care. In order to access some of our exclusive free content, you must be signed into

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