Keyword: colic

  • Wise Dan arrives at Charlie and Amy LoPresti's Forest Lane Farm.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-bbQG897">Order This Photo</a>

    Wise Dan Returns From Rood & Riddle

    Morton Fink's two-time Horse of the Year Wise Dan rolled off the trailer with a spring in his step May 21, seemingly none the worse for wear after undergoing emergency colic surgery five days earlier at Rood & Riddle.

  • St Nicholas Abbey<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2431398880&k=Sf5gHFW">Order This Photo</a>

    St Nicholas Abbey 'Best He Has Been'

    Nearly one month since St Nicholas Abbey underwent major surgery to repair a life-threatening fracture of his right foreleg, Coolmore reported the multiple grade/group I winner is "the best he has been."

  • Balistroika, Dam of Russian Rhythm, Dies

    Successful Brushwood Stable broodmare Balistroika, dam of English classic winner Russian Rhythm, died at age 24 on Oct. 7 after colicing. Brushwood owner Betty Moran reported the death of her homebred mare.

  • HealthWatch: Colic Surgery for Older Horses

    Geriatric horses have lower survival rates than younger horses following exploratory colic surgery, but a year later there's no significant difference in survival rates between the age groups.

  • HealthWatch: Colicking Horses at Risk

    Horses with colic are at a higher risk for developing disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC), a life-threatening blood-clotting disorder that can cause excessive bleeding or excessive clotting.

  • Sky Mesa Back at Three Chimneys Farm

    Sky Mesa, the 9-year-old stallion who had two operations related to a bout of colic, arrived back at Three Chimneys Farm Feb. 25 from Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital near Lexington and is on schedule to return to breeding around March 20.

  • Sky Mesa

    Additional Surgery for Sky Mesa

    Sky Mesa, the 9-year-old stallion who underwent colic surgery Feb. 15, is being kept at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital where an additional operation was performed Feb. 19 to correct an impaction, according to Three Chimneys farm president Case Clay.

  • Successful Appeal ends breeding season early.

    Breeding Season Over For Successful Appeal

    Successful Appeal, the leading freshman sire of 2004 and sire of Kentucky Derby (gr. I) second-place finisher Closing Argument, will not cover any more mares this breeding season, John T.L. Jones III of Walmac Farm said in a release today.

  • The Golden Age of Horse Health

    The American Association of Equine Practitioners is celebrating its golden anniversary in 2004, and will hold its 50th annual convention in Denver, Colo., Dec. 4-8. The AAEP was founded in December 1954, in Louisville, Ky., by 11 charter members and now boasts approximately 8,000 members in 57 countries. Based on past conference attendance averages, some 2,700 veterinarians, veterinary students, and technicians will be there, while guests and exhibitors in the trade show that accompanies the conference will bring the grand total to about 5,500.

  • Mossman Has Colic Surgery; Breeding Season Over

    Last year's boom Australian freshman stallion Mossman (Success Express -- Lichen Lady) has undergone surgery for colic and will not serve another mare at Vinery Stud this season.

  • Congaree, will miss the Commonwealth Breeders's Cup.

    Congaree Treated for Colic; Won't Go in Commonwealth

    Stonerside Stable's Congaree, who has earned more than $3.25 million so far in his career, was expected back at Bob Baffert's barn at Keeneland Racecourse Thursday morning after being treated overnight for colic at Hagyard-Davidson- McGee veterinary clinic near Lexington, Ky.

  • Sarava, in his Belmont victory.

    Sarava Improving: 'Not Out of the Woods Yet'

    The condition of 2002 Belmont Stakes (gr. I) winner Sarava was improving on Monday, one day after he underwent emergency colic surgery, but trainer Bob Baffert said New Phoenix Stable's Wild Again colt was "not out of the woods yet."

  • Unbridled: 'A Wonderful Privilege to Be Around'

    Dr. Douglar Byars, respected surgeon at the Hagyard-Davidson-McGee equine hospital near Lexington, spoke with <i>The Blood-Horse </i>about the unsuccessful efforts to save Claiborne Farm stallion Unbridled, calling the 1990 Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) and Kentucky Derby (gr. I) winner "the most extraordinary, patient horse I've ever been around."

  • Unbridled, who was euthanized Thursday.

    1990 Kentucky Derby Winner Unbridled Euthanized

    Major sire Unbridled, who underwent two operations at Hagyard-Davidson-McGee veterinary clinic near Lexington in September, was euthanized Oct. 18 at the clinic after a severe bout of colic.

  • Claiborne Farm stallion Unbridled.

    Unbridled Stronger, Recovery Progresses

    Claiborne Farm stallion Unbridled has made steady progress this week from two surgeries, the first to remove a mass which proved to be benign, the second to repair a hole near the bowel resection point. Claiborne manager Gus Koch said Thursday morning Unbridled "has overcome a lot of problems, is bright, and much stronger."

  • Claiborne Farm stallion Unbridled.

    Unbridled Has Mass Removed From Abdomen

    Unbridled, the 15th leading sire of 2001 by progeny earnings, had surgery Friday morning to remove a "tumor like mass" from his abdomen. A pathology report is due from the University of Kentucky Diagnostic Lab on Sept. 24.

  • Unbridled, Claiborne Farm stallion, has returned home

    Unbridled Back to Claiborne

    Syndicated Claiborne Farm stallion Unbridled, who was taken to Hagyard-Davidson-McGee veterinary clinic near Lexington on Sept. 3 after suffering a mild case of colic, returned to Claiborne this morning.