Field Services

Equine Field Services

Our Services

The Equine Field Service based out of The Ohio State University Veterinary Medical Center offers on-farm care for the Greater Columbus area. We strive to provide exceptional, general and specialty care to your horse. Whether you have a show horse, pleasure horse or a pasture pet, we want to bring the best in veterinary care to keep your equines healthy and happy.

Service Highlights

  • Wellness Care: vaccinations, deworming protocols, coggins tests, health certificates, nutritional counseling, etc
  • Lameness exams and treatment including: PRP, IRAP, Shockwave therapy, and intra-articular injections
  • Pre-Purchase Exams utilizing state-of-the-art equipment such as digital radiography, digital ultrasound, power endoscope, etc
  • Neurologic Exams, ophthalmic exams, dentistry, dermatology, reproductive services, castration and other surgical services
  • Emergencies services: colic, lacerations, ophthalmic emergencies, etc
  • Support services: diagnostic imaging/radiology, ophthalmology, anesthesiology, reproductive care, cardiology

Appointments & Office Hours

  • Appointments: (614) 292-6661 ext. 2
    • Office hours: Monday to Friday, 7:30am to 5pm
    • Patient visits by appointment on Monday-Friday between 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Saturday appointments may be made at the discretion of the clinician.
  • Emergencies: (614) 292- 6661
    • A veterinarian is available for emergencies 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

What to Expect

  1. If you are not a client currently you will be asked to provide personal infromation (name/address/phone number) and information about your horse (name/age/breed/owner's name/location), and information about methods of payment. Our staff will breifly discuss what the call is concerning and then either connect you with a Field Service veterinarian immediately or leave a message to call you back.
  2. If we have not seen your horse in the past year, you will be asked to provide a credit card number as assurance of payment for the services that will be provided.
  3. Once the doctor has seen your horse he/she will write up a bill. This bill can either be electronically mailed to your home and will need to be paid at that time or it can be paid at the time of service.


  • Matthew Brokken, DVM, ACVS, Clinical Assistant Professor
  • Jonathan Yardley, DVM, Clinical Practice Assistant Professor
  • Naomi Chiero, DVM, Clinical Instructor


  • Michelle Bacha, DVM


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