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.

Otopeni, Romania

Type of Experience: Large Animal Practice Name: Equine Veterinary CENTER SRL (Centrul Veterinar Ecvin SRL) Description Experience: Equine only clinic, from field work to colic surgery Institutional Resources: Educational Resources: Books, rounds Responsibilities of Students: The students will be expected to help with all the activities in and outside the clinic: examinations, vaccination, lameness exam, surgery Student Supervision: At least 5-6 days per week and 8-10 hours per day ... if no emergencies

Pataskala, OH

Description Experience: Objectives of this equine externship are: 1. to learn how to perform a complete dental examination including charting 2.

Bremen IN

Description We are an all ambulatory equine practice. We just bought a large barn to make a breeding/foaling facility and hospital. We are moving into that soon. We have approximately 15 mares and 1 stallion at this time.

Shelbyville KY

Description Equine Veterinary Practice is a two veterinarian, exclusively equine practice located between Lexington and Louisville, in Central Kentucky. The practice is 75% ambulatory to farms located within a 100 mile radius and 20% consultation/referral work in the practice facility.

Newtown, CT

Type of Experience: Private Practice [Equine] Description Experience:

Valley Center, CA

Type of Experience: Equine Veterinary Hospital and Equine Rescue Desc

Lancaster OH

Description Surgical practice ~ 250 surgeries performed a year. Extensive lameness owrk ~ 2500/year.

Thornville, OH

Type of Experience: Equine ambulatory practice Description Experien

Scottsville NY

Description An opportunity to gain exposure to a wide range of cases in a private equine practice; provides opportunities for hands-on experience as well as case discussions with DVMs & LVTs.

Glenwood Springs, CO

Type of Experience: Equine medicine

Lexington KY

Printable description Description The Hagyard Equine Medical Institute externship program provides students the opportunity to gain "real-world"experience in a group practice dedicated to caring for some of the most valued equine patients in the world. The program design allows students to choose from a wide array of high quality equine veterinary medical services, each one a specialty of the firm.

Hanover, PA

Type of Experience:  Large Animal Practice Name:    Hanover Shoe Farms      Description Experience:  Breeding Farm that foals out ~350-400 mares a year.  Foaling experience, reproductive experience, medicine of neonates, foals, yearlings and broodmares.

Olean, NY

Type of Experience: Small animal & equine chiropractic and acupuncture


Type of Experience: Externship program: 2 weeks in small animal emergncy and critical care unit, and 2 weeks in the equine department.

Wooster, OH

Type of Experience: Assisting and shadowing equine Veterinarian Descr

Somis CA

Description The objective of the externship is to provide experience for an individual veterinary medical student relative to a veterinarian’s commitment and involvement with the profession, to provide experience whereby the students and veterinarian may share medical knowledge and its application, to familiarize students with the daily realities of veterinary medicine, which include clinical, financial, and management decisions, to increase the variety of clinical cases and client interaction that students encounter during their education, to acquaint the student with the profe

Nampa, ID

Description Experience: Idaho Equine Hospital will provide quality training and experience in a supportive and instructive team setting by offering a diverse case load in a high quality equine practice.

PO Box 030452 Edmonton, NY, 11003

Type of Experience:  Large Animal Practice Name:     James C Hunt Jr. and Associates PC    

Whitesboro, TX

Type of Experience: Primarily equine reproduction (mare management, recipient herd management, embryo transfer, ICSI, oocyte transfer, stallion collection, semen freezing). General surgical and health veterinary care.

Vernon, NY

Type of Experience: Equine

Dunmore, PA

Type of Experience: Equine Racetrack

Elgin, IL

Type of Experience: Externship in an equine medicine/surgery referral practice.

Delphos OH

Description Equine sports medicine, standard and quarter horse lameness, respiratory workups, also some dentistry & pleasure horse medicine. Details Associate veterinarians and special expertise available information not available Educational Resources very extensive library of books; most journals online now

Inverness, Scotland

Description Experience: Seeing 1st opinion equine practice Institutional Resources: Information not provided

Williamsport, PA

Description Experience: General Equine and Small Animal practice with a large emphasis on dentistry. <

Lebanon, OH

Type of Experience: We are a 6 doctor equine ambulatory practice in southern Ohio.

Ontario NY

Description Extern will ride with veterinarians on routine calls and emergencies. In clinic duties (treatments, appointments, etc.) Depending on what year the student is in, the implication will be different (assisting, injections, treatments).

Sparta WI

Description Camelid/equine practice - Students are given lots of hands-on experience doing diagnostics/procedures based on their ability and initiative. Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Clinic library Educational Resources Clinic library Responsibilities Participation in exams/diagnostics/treatments Interact with staff and customers Student Supervision 8-10 hour days plus emergencies

Littleton CO

Description Equine medicine and surgical referral facility with emphasis on lameness and primary care ambulatory practice. Clientele consist of Hunter/Jumpers, Dressage, Pleasure, Western Performance and Rodeo horses, Arabians, small breeding farms. Types of Cases (estimated % by system or categories): 30% Surgical (40% soft tissue and 60% orthopedic), 40% Lameness, 25 % ambulatory, 5% medicine (60% ambulatory, 40% clinic).

Galt, CA

Type of Experience: Hands on experience with an equine only practitioner. Experience will be available in the clinic as well as in the field.

4623 McCartney Rd. Lowellville,Ohio 44436

Type of Experience:  Equine   Practice Name:   Maro Veterinary Service      Description Experience:  stallion and broodmare management/lameness evaluation and treatment  including podiatry , chiropractic,acupuncture,regenerative therapies  and rehabilitation Institutional Resources:   Educational Resources: Responsibilities of Students:  assisting surgery and techniques

Uxbridge, MA

Type of Experience: Hands on experience driving along with Veterianian and Technicians. In house hosptal and amblatory services to our clients.

Potter Valley, CA

Type of Experience: Large Animal (predominantly equine) solo rural practice, with a very varied client base.

Wauconda Il


Metamora, MI

Type of Experience: ambulatory clinical externship Description Experi

Ringoes NJ

Description The Mid-Atlantic Equine Medical Center provides exceptional equine healthcare, and remains at the forefront of equine veterinary medicine with state-of-the-art equipment and specialists in the fields of sports medicine, surgery, internal medicine, neonatal intensive care, cardiology, ophthalmology, reproduction and ambulatory medicine.

Morrison, TN

Type of Experience:  Bovine, Small Ruminant and Equine  Practice Name:   Middle Tennessee Vet Services, PC       Description Experience:   Middle TN Vet Service is a 20% Equine, 45% Bovine, and 5% Small Ruminant practice.  Externs at Middle TN Vet Service will be assisting the veterinarian in case examination, diagnosis, treatment, and surgery.   Institutional Resources:  Dr. Erin Krampe 

Bloomingburg, OH

Description Experience: Equine Reproduction experience at a Standardbred Breeding Farm

Brewster, NY

Type of Experience: Equine Sports Lameness Ambulatory Practice Descri

Three Forks MT

Description Montana Equine is pleased to offer visiting externships for professional veterinary students. With its long-established regional referral practice, Montana Equine has continued to provide advanced medical and surgical care to patients, clients and referring veterinarians throughout the northern Rockies since 1999. Our veterinarian-owned hospital, located in our state-of-the-art facility outside Bozeman in Montana's beautiful Gallatin Valley, is staffed by experts in internal medicine and surgery.

Summersville WV

Description All aspects of equine ambulatory practice including 24 hour emergency services for equines. Practice includes preventtive medicine, dentistry, lameness evaluation, AI, radiography, and ultrasounds, etc. Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Lynne M. Bird Sparks, DVM

Rochester NH

Description Daily duties In-house treatments Medications Exams Bandages Appointments Assisting with surgeries Continuing of ongoing re-stocking Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available AAEP VMG, Senior surgeon Internal Meds veterinarian Yearly intern veterinary student Yearly CE conferences on site Educational Resources JAVMA, Equine Journal & multiple others Full

New Freedom, PA

Type of Experience: General equine practice with large reproduction/neonatology aspect

Raleigh NC

Description Participation in daily rounds, outpatient and emergency receiving, patient care, and client communication. Details Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available Veterinary Medical Center, College of Veterinary Medicine, NC State University

Wendell, NC

Type of Experience: Equine practice Description Experience:

Dover NH

Description New England Equine Medical & Surgical Center is a private referral and emergency clinic built and outfitted with state of the art equipment in 2005 to meet the increasing demand for specialized, integrated equine veterinary care. Our externship program is structured to be an invaluable learning experience for veterinary students. We make every effort possible to expose you to various aspects of equine veterinary medicine while allowing as much "hands on" opportunities when the situation allows.

Millstone Township NJ

Description Externs will be exposed to a variety of soft tissue and orthopedic surgical cases consisting of predominantly racehorses and sport horses. General anesthesia, lameness examinations, shockwave therapy, hyperbaric oxygen therapy, platelet rich plasma intralesional injections, and selective medical procedures are just a few of the other services provided by the clinic. Diagnostic imaging modalities available include digital and computer radiography, digital ultrasonography, resting video endoscopy, and dynamic respiratory endoscopy.

Mulino OR

Description Student will work with medical staff on the diagnosis and treatment of lameness and other performance issues in horses.

Edmond, OK

Description Experience: Student will experience a high case load of lameness exams, orthopedic and soft tissue sx, a small amount of internal medicine (pleural pneumonia, sick foals) and a small amount of repro.

Keswick VA

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