Larry Latham in Huntsville Hospital.

Well-known walking and racking horse trainer, Larry Latham of Joppa, Ala., has been in the Huntsville Hospital for the past two weeks.

Latham had surgery on his leg to remove a rod that was placed there following a near fatal accident while on his way to the Alabama Summer Classic on June 16, 2001.

Surgery is being planned within the upcoming weeks due to an infection in Latham's leg.