Alan Ruggles, DVM, Dipl. ACVS

Alan Ruggles, DVM, Dipl. ACVS, is a surgeon and partner at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington, Ky., where he specializes in orthopedic surgery and lameness. Previously he taught at the New Bolton Center at the University of Pennsylvania and The Ohio State University. He is the author or co-author of more than 20 peer reviewed papers and eight book chapters concerning equine orthopedic problems.

Articles by Alan Ruggles

When is a Young Horse Ready to Ride?

I'm worried about putting too much stress on my 3-year-old. When is it safe to ride her on a regular basis? Read More