31st August 2025
On-Demand Panel Discussion
American Specialist in Veterinary Surgery
Dr. Ruggles, who specializes in orthopedic surgery and lameness, graduated from The New York State College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University in 1987. He completed an internship and residency in large animal surgery at New Bolton Center at the University of Pennsylvania. He remained at New Bolton Center as a Lecturer in Surgery until joining faculty at Ohio State University in 1992. He joined Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky in March of 1999 and is a partner there. He is active in the American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) and AOVET. Dr. Ruggles is a member of the AAEP “On Call” media program. He has been Co- Chairman of the annual AO Equine Courses on Fracture Repair given in Columbus Ohio since 1996.