The Sanctuary “Kicks” Off New Podiatry Center With Foot and Lameness Symposium
Thursday, March 18, 2010
Ocala, FL – The Sanctuary Equine Sports Therapy & Rehabilitation Center has joined forces with the Rood & Riddle Podiatry Center to offer Sanctuary clients the optimum in foot care by opening a Rood & Riddle Podiatry Center at The Sanctuary. The new partnership will kick off with a Foot and Lameness Symposium at The Sanctuary on March 27 from 6 to 9 pm, led by Rood & Riddle veterinarians.
“Rood & Riddle is one of the largest and most prestigious veterinary hospitals in the world. Dr. Morrison is a leader in equine podiatry and we are very excited to offer our clients a Rood & Riddle Podiatry Center at The Sanctuary,” said Brenda McDuffee, General Manager of The Sanctuary. “Rood & Riddle veterinarians will be coming to The Sanctuary several times a month and we will be able to provide around the clock care to the podiatry patients that are receiving vet services from the Rood and Riddle vets. The staff at The Sanctuary will also keep the vets informed about how the horses are doing on a daily basis.”
The Rood & Riddle Podiatry Team offers the optimum in foot care by using advanced diagnostics, combined vet/farrier skills, and years of experience treating thousands of cases for conditions such as Laminitis, Chronic Heel Pain, Hoof Capsule Distortion, Foot/Hoof Infection, Hoof Cracks, Coffin Bone and Navicular Bone Fractures, Club Feet, Angular Limb Deformities in foals, Foot Care Management and Consultation.
“Rood & Riddle is based out of Lexington, Kentucky and we are thrilled they have joined forces with The Sanctuary. We will launch their partnership with a foot and lameness symposium at The Sanctuary,” McDuffee said. “The vets from the Rood & Riddle Podiatry Center who will be working with The Sanctuary are Dr. Scott Morrison, DVM, Dr. Raul J. Bras, DVM, CF and Dr. Vernon C. Dryden, DVM, CJF. Dr. Morrison is world-renowned for his expertise in equine foot problems.”
The foot and lameness symposium will be held at The Sanctuary on Saturday, March 27 from 6 to 9 pm. The symposium is free and open to the public. Please RSVP at 352-369-4325, and then join The Sanctuary staff for cocktails and hors’devours as they welcome Rood & Riddle to The Sanctuary.
Located on 30 acres in Ocala, The Sanctuary Equine Sports Therapy & Rehabilitation Center is a multi-million dollar facility dedicated to the healing, conditioning and well being of all equine athletes. The Sanctuary offers the latest in technological equipment designed to promote safe and rapid advancement for horses recovering from injury or in need of training.
A variety of physical therapy options at The Sanctuary also enable horses to receive the care that benefits them the most. The Sanctuary’s skilled staff is thoroughly trained and knowledgeable, with a passion for horses and the desire to see each horse return well rested, fit and ready to perform at the top of his game. For more information on The Sanctuary Equine Sports Therapy & Rehabilitation Center, visit their website at www.sanctuaryequinerehab.com. Call The Sanctuary at 352-369-4325 to RSVP for the symposium.
Photo: The Sanctuary Equine Sports Therapy & Rehabilitation Center in Ocala will host a foot and lameness symposium on March 27th led by veterinarians from Rood & Riddle Podiatry Center. The Sanctuary has joined forces with Rood & Riddle to open a Rood & Riddle Podiatry Center at The Sanctuary featuring (left to right) Dr. Raul Bras, Dr. Vernon Dryden, and Dr. Scott Morrison. (Photo courtesy of the Equine Chronicle)