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Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital


The practice currently employs 53 veterinarians, which include 5 surgeons, 1 surgical resident, 1 anesthesiologist, 1 practice manager, 5 internal medicine clinicians, 20 ambulatory, 4 podiatrists, 1 consulting ophthalmologist, and 16 interns.


Associated Veterinarians and special expertise available

Not on record

Educational Resources

  • Library with current periodicals & books available
  • Computers availabe in hospital
  • Wireless access in Student House
  • Rounds, journal clubs and many seminars available


Help interns with bandage changes, IV catheter placements, etc. In morning, assist with cleaning on procedures they observe, help in radiology, podiatry and with lameness exams, holding horses, getting up for emergencies.

Student Supervision

~18/day Monday-Friday; variable on weekends depending on emergencies


Yes, a five bedroom house on grounds at no cost to student.

Practice Information

Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital
2150 Georgetown Road
Lexington, KY 40511

Ph: (859) 233-0371
Fx: (859) 255-5367


Updated: 11/18/08
Signature on file: Rolf Embertson, DVM

Lexington KY
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