Kentucky Horse | High Stakes in the Bluegrass, National Geographic: Horse Surgery

Surgical assistants move horse after surgery.

A 1,000-pound patient is moved into a mat after receiving surgery at famed Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital.  The facility is respected throughout the world for innovative and skilled treatment for horses including surgery, internal medicine, advanced diagnostic imaging, a specialized Podiatry Center and specialized Reproductive Center. Thoroughbred horses are like high-powered human athletes and sustain repairable injuries that can keep them racing.

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