Rood & Riddle New Surgical Facility Begins to Take Shape

Written by: Lenore Brown-Phillips
Client: Rood & Riddle
Release Date: 2016-11-16

Wellington, Fla. –  Nov. 16, 2016 – Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital is pleased to announce that it will be opening the doors of its Wellington facility to clients on Nov. 18. Conveniently located on Southshore Boulevard, the world-renowned equine hospital, which is in the process of updating the current facility with a new surgical center, is looking forward to supporting the equestrian community by providing emergency and elective surgical procedures, as well as advanced diagnostic imaging, internal medicine, neurology, podiatry, and ambulatory services.

The new surgical facility is on target to be completed during the early months of 2017. It will consist of five large patient stalls, an induction and recovery stall, transfer area, surgical suite, client viewing area, and a treatment room. All of the amenities of the new facility will be climate controlled and continuously staffed. Rood & Riddle veterinarians will be performing all treatments in the existing surgical suite and induction/recovery stall while the new facility is being completed.

With the arrival of board certified surgeon Jose Bras, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVS on Nov. 18, Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital in Wellington will accept individual appointments and also be a 24/7 emergency referral facility. Additionally, clients will have the opportunity to schedule elective surgeries, and a wide range of diagnostic imaging services as well as internal medicine and neurology consultations with Steve Reed, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM and podiatry services with Scott Morrison, DVM, and Raul Bras, DVM, CJF.

The entire experienced team of veterinarians and technicians are eager to bring Rood & Riddle’s world-class, reputable veterinary care to the competitive equestrian community in Wellington and south Florida. “We are excited to expand our services to Wellington on a year round basis,” said managing partner Scott Pierce, DVM. “The addition of the Wellington property allows us to better serve our many clients who compete in Florida every year, both in sport horse activities and racing.”

Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital in Wellington is located at 5320 S. Shore Blvd. Wellington, FL 33449. To make an appointment or in the event of an emergency, please call 561-383-5437.
Rood & Riddle will be open for emergencies 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

About Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital
Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital is a full-service equine hospital established in 1986 in Lexington, Kentucky as both a provider of ambulatory services and as a referral center for horses requiring specialized medical and surgical care. Today Rood & Riddle is known and respected throughout the world for innovative and highly skilled treatment of horses. Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital emphasizes an unwavering commitment to quality, both in the care of horses and in the relationships with clients and the community. With satellite offices in Saratoga, New York and Wellington, Florida; Rood & Riddle endeavors to bring their world renowned expertise to the broader sport horse community.
Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital in Wellington Fast Facts:

Location: 5320 S. Shore Blvd. Wellington, FL 33449

Contact: 561-383-5437

Hours of Operation: Open for emergencies 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Open daily from 8am-5pm.


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