Equine Elective

If you are interested, during your 4th year off-site elective experience, we provide a list of The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine's previously approved locations.

If you choose not to work at any of the pre-approved sites, please find your own elective location and submit a request for approval through The College of Veterinary Medicine.

Columbus OH

Description Equine anesthesia and pain management. Students will gain experience in anesthesia induction, maintenance and recovery of horses. Students may choose to shadow emergency anesthetists. Responsibilities participation in daily rounds plan anesthetic management participation in case management Supervisor Dr. Phillip Lerche Student Supervision 8 hrs a day, 5 days per week

Exeter, CA

Type of Experience: Externship Description Experience:

Wellington, FL

Description Experience: 24 emergency surgical facility providing ambulatory and hospital patient case loads.

Lexington, KY

Description Experience: Full surgical and medical equine hospital with ambulatory services.

Hamilton MA

Description Equine veterinarian, sports medicine, emergencies.. Details Associated Veterinarians and special expertise available Bryan G. Parrott, DVM Sarah KP Graboys, VMD Leah E. Limone, DVM Educational resources Journals Computer databases Responsibilities Punctual Able to handle horses Ride with vets Student supervision Approximately 6 hours/day up to 5 days/week

Menlo Park, CA

Description: Peninsula Equine is a state of the art, full service equine veterinary hospital and ambulatory practice which offers diagnostic and surgical abilities, located in the San Francisco Bay Area. Our dedicated and experienced staff are proficient in multiple aspects of equine medicine and surgery with special emphasis placed upon advanced lameness diagnostics, imaging, sports medicine, surgery, and intensive care cases.

McMurray, PA

Type of Experience: 100% Standardbred racetrack experience at the Meadows Racetrack

Ocala FL

Printable program description Description We are a 24/7 full service referral hospital with ambulatory service and reproduction center. This together with the number of cases seen each day and the knowledge and expertise of the veterinarians provide a strong learning environment. The hospital is staffed with three Board Certified Surgeons and one Board Certified Internist and has an inpatient caseload of approximately 1750 patients annually.

The Plains, VA

Description 7 vet Ambulatory equine practice that offers in house referrals to board certified surgeons and medicine specialists for the more intense case management. Externs are asked to visit for a full weeks if they wish to be considered for the internship. Typically paired up with a doctor for the day which may be a day of lameness exams and diagnsotics that incurr, spend some time doing herd management vaccine types of appointments.

Snohomish WA

Description The equine hospital at Pilchuck Veterinary Hospital caseload is 90% equine and 10% camelid/small ruminant.

Oakdale CA

Description Equine only full-service hospital. Extern will assist with and observe daily appointments and emergencies, will assist with care of hospitalized patients, will participate in thrice weekly case rounds.

Lebanon, OH

Type of Experience: Equine Ambulatory/Racetrack Description Experienc

Lewisburg, OH

Description Experience: Prices Creek Veterinary Service is an all equine ambulatory practice that serves the western Dayton area offering routine care as well as 24 hour emergency services. The majority of horses seen are pleasure and show horses.

Randwick, NSW Australia

Description The Randwick Equine Centre is a 20 veterinarian, purely equine practice. The practice services a wide range of horses, from miniature ponies to elite Thoroughbred race horses. Although we have extensive experience servicing the Thoroughbred racing industry, a wide range of breeds and conditions are treated on a daily basis.

Walton Hills OH

Description  General equine ambulatory practice servicing a wide variety of disciplines and breeds. Preventive medicine, reproduction, dentistry, lameness examinations, nutrition, sick horse and emergency care are services offered. Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Not on record Educational Resources Not on record Responsibilities Hands on experience on everything student is willing to try. Active discusion of all cases seen by student.

Weatherford TX

Description Internship, residency, ACVS board exam, 5 years private practice, electric orthopedic & soft tissue surgeries. Emergency exploratory laparotomies, tendon sheath lacerations, etc.

Tucson, AZ

Type of Experience: We expect student interns to assist equine veterinarians on their daily farm calls. They will get first hand experience in the field and will be able to observe the veterinarian interacting with clients and patients.

Lucasville, OH

Type of Experience: Equine medicine Description Experience:

Rhinebeck, NY

Type of Experience: Equine practice Description Experience:

3097 S. Bantam Rd. Bethel, Ohio 45106

Type of Experience:  Mixed Practice Name:  Rolling Hills Veterinary Service        Description Experience: Even mis of small animal, equine, and food animal. Full service small animal hospital, in-home small animal visits offered, large animal farm calls and in office appointments, as well as 24 hour emergency on call services.  Institutional Resources:  Educational Resources:

Lexington KY

Description The practice currently employs 53 veterinarians, which include 5 surgeons, 1 surgical resident, 1 anesthesiologist, 1 practice manager, 5 internal medicine clinicians, 20 ambulatory, 4 podiatrists, 1 consulting ophthalmologist, and 16 interns. Details Associated Veterinarians and special expertise available Not on record

Bonsall, CA

Description 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.

Chagrin Falls, OH

Description The student will ride with and assist the ambulatory vet on farm calls and at the racetracks on Thistledown and Northfield. They will also assist on any emergencies. Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Specializing in equine lameness diagnosis and routine veterinary care including digital Xrays and ultrasound on tendons.

Plympton, MA

Description Student will be involved in all aspects of diagnostics, treatments and communication of myriads of hospital and ambulatory calls.

Aiken, SC

Type of Experience: Equine externship Description Experience:

Starkville, MS

Type of Experience: Practice is 60% or more equine dentistry and oral surgeries. General equine medicine and surgery is also performed.

East Aurora, NY

Type of Experience: Equine- clinical, medicine, lameness, surgery. De

Scottsdale, AZ

Type of Experience: Equine Medicine and Surgery - private practice D

Buellton, CA

Description Our practice focus is mainly performance horse issues. Majority of practice is musculoskeletal in nature (lameness evaluation, performance evaluation & pre-purchase exams). We have a complete surgical facility, anesthetic monitoring equipment, ventilator, digital radiography, ultrasound and lameness workup area.

East Concord, NY

Type of Experience: Clinical practice: dairy and equine Description E

Salinas, CA

Description A full service referral hospital conveniently located on the coast of central California, between Monterey and Salinas, where people still care about the rare qualities of commitment, excellence and integrity. A place where horses' care is not limited to an eight hour clock... where experience, education and technology come together, and attention to detail can be expected.

Rockford, IL

Description Experience: Equine reproduction: assist in breeding management of a large farm, AI, ET. Institutional Resources: Information not provided Educational Resources: Information not provided Responsibilities Expected of Participating Students: Assist in all phases of reproduction services Student Supervision: 10-12 hours; 6 days a week Is Housing Available to the Student? No Practice Name: Strathman Veterinary Service

Brandon, FL

Description Medical and surgical referrals and emergencies comprise a large portion of the caseload, in addition to a large number of lameness exams, purchase exams, and other elective procedures. The practice performs approximately 250 to 300 surgeries per year, split almost equally between emergency and elective procedures. Emergency surgery cases include a large number of colic surgeries as well as lacerations, joint lavage/exploration, tendon sheath lavage/exploration, etc.

Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Description Experience: Equine racetrack practice with emphasis on sportsmedicine, lameness, internal medicine and some surgery.

Temecula, CA

Type of Experience: Mixed Large Animal Practice. 85% equine, 15% food animal, llama, alpaca, pot belly pigs.

Thompsons Station, TN

Description An eight doctor equine exclusive practice located in Williamson County, Tennessee. We see a variety of disciplines with the majority being English Sport horses (dressage, jumpers). Our caseload is approximately 35% lameness, 35% reproduction, and 30% medicine (including pediatrics, hospital cases, preventative, and surgical).

Bryan, TX

Description Experience: This is a high volume practice that is in its 3rd year of opening (we saw over 6500 horses in 2010) with a tremendous learning opportunity.

Louisville, OH

Type of Experience: Large animal veterinary externship Description Ex

Oxford, PA

Type of Experience: Equine ambulatory and in-house externship Descrip

Findlay, OH

Type of Experience: Equine Practice Description Experience:

Philadelphia, PA

Description Each spring the University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine offers a two week elective in Large Animal Neonatology and Intensive Care Medicine at the New Bolton Center campus.  This clinical elective is open to veterinary students who have completed their preclinical training and who have a special interest in equine neonatology/perinatology and/or intensive care medicine.

Schuylerville, NY

Type of Experience: Externship at an equine ambulatory practice with full service medical and surgical referral hospital. The clinic is a new, 6,000 square foot, state-of-the-art medical and surgical hospital with 2 intensive care stalls and 7 additional stalls.

Milton, VT

Type of Experience: Equine ambulatory, medical and surgical referral practice. We do also see camelid medical referral cases and blocked goats.

Marcy l'Etoile, France

Type of Experience: equine clinical experience Description Experience

The Plains, VA

Description A diagnostic imaging and sports medicine clinic, with nuclear scintigraphy, magnetic resonance imaging, direct digital radiology, high resolution ultrasound, and a thermography camera. There is an in-house clinic with riding and lunging areas as well as two ambulatory vehicles.

Weatherford, TX

Type of Experience: Large Animal (Equine) Private Practice Descriptio

1400 E 7th St Webster, SD 57274

Type of Experience: Mixed Practice Name:  Webster Veterinary Clinic Description Experience: Mixed animal practice (~50% small animal, 50% large animal - mostly cow/calf, a few small feedlots, and small dairy herds, small amount of equine and small ruminants) Institutional Resources: Two veterinarians  Responsibilities of Students: Assist veterinarians with all areas of work.

Aubrey, TX

Description Referral Hospital/Ambulatory all equine practice. Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available 6 vet practice; 1 boarded in surgery Educational Resources most journals good sized library with numerous books rounds Responsibilities Learn. Help out with treatments of hospitalized cases. Help with exams, surgery, farm calls, etc. Student Supervision 8-12 hours a day. 7 days a week

Fremont, OH

Description Broad range of medicine and elective surgery for both equine and small animal. Digital ultrasound and radiographic capabitlities Embryo transfer Problem mare management Ambulatory & in house management of equine cases are heavy in late winter through early summer. Details Associated Veterinarians and special expertise available Closly associated with Ohio State CVM equine faculty as well as other referral hospitals.