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San Luis Rey Equine Hospital


San Luis Rey Equine Hospital offers 2-4 week externship rotations. On site housing is provided when available. Externs participate in rounds, assist in case work-up, journal club, and observe in all surgeries. They are present for the work-up of all emergency cases and gain a vast array of experience in medicine, surgery and anesthesia.


Associated Veterinarians and special expertise available

  • Joe Cannon, DVM
  • Tina Kemper, DVM, ACVIM
  • Sandra Valdez, DVM, ABVP, ACVS
  • G. Lynn Richardson, DVM, ACVS
  • Brendan Mangan, DVM, MS, DACVO (consultant)
  • Norm Rantanan, DVM, ACVR (consultant)
  • Toni Basile, EQDT (dental consultant)

Educational Resources

  • Weekly Journal club
  • Bi-monthly anesthesia rounds
  • Monthly grand rounds
  • Monthly dental day with dentist Toni Basile
  • Monthly radiology rounds
  • Journals, text, internet provided on-site


  • Assist in treatments as needed
  • Assist in work-up of all emergencies
  • Assist in surgery as needed
  • Participate in journal club and rounds

Student Supervision

Hours are approximately 6am to 6pm Monday Through Friday. Weekends are 6am to ?? depending on case load and emergencies. Night time emergencies depending on time of year and frequency.


Yes, if available

Practice Information

San Luis Rey Equine Hospital
4211 Holly Lane
Bonsall, CA 92082

Ph: (760) 726-4566
Fx: (760) 758-2585


Updated: 8/7/09
Signature on file: Laura Wilson, DVM

Bonsall, CA
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