Room at Rood and Riddle for reproduction capabilities
Kentucky-Construction of a podiatry and reproduction facility is under way at Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital.
The 20-stall barn is scheduled for completion December 15. The remainder of the facility should be finished by March 15.
Trained in foot care, Scott Morrison, DVM, will head the new podiatry section, which will feature a blacksmith area, radiographic facilities, holding stalls and storage.
Michelle LeBlanc, DVM, dipl. American College of Theriogenologists (ACT), is responsible for the mare side of the facility; Gary Nie, DVM, Ph.D., dipl. American Board of Veterinary Practitioners, dipl. ACT, is focused on stallion reproduction.
Reproduction capabilities include a breeding shed, oocyte and stallion laboratories, treatment rooms, offices and conference rooms.