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).

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