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Brazos Valley Equine Hospital

provide a high level of exposure to broaden the interests and skills of
veterinary students. The extern will have the opportunity gain hands-on
experience in a fast-paced, friendly environment. This program should
provide the extern with enough clinical exposure to allow a solid
foundation to pursue further studies in equine sports medicine.
  1. Primary duties include assisting with daily treatments and evaluation
    of hospitalized patients, assisting staff veterinarians in lameness
    exams, surgeries, dentistry, reproduction and neonatal care.
  2. Night
    duties consist of intensive care monitoring, as well as, assisting with
    ALL emergencies.
  3. Externs are required to help with ALL emergencies
    and night duties.(Weekends and Holidays included)
  4. Externs will be
    expected to present a 10-15 minute informal seminar of any new
    information or techniques in the recent literature pertaining to equine
    sports medicine.
  5. Participation in ambulatory calls is required.
are scheduled from 8 AM to 5 PM Monday through Friday. The hospital
accepts emergencies 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Hospitalized
patients are treated in the mornings before starting scheduled
appointments. Outpatients are seen throughout the day by the staff
veterinarians and by accompanying interns. Surgeries are usually
performed during afternoons or evening hours. Clinic workload increases
substantially during the show and breeding/foaling seasons.
Brazos Valley Equine Hospital
20069 N US Highway 281

Stephenville, TX 76401
(254) 968-7898
Dr. Charles Buchanan
Updated: 01/13/12
Stephenville, TX
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