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Equine Practitioners of Puerto Rico


  • Will be mainly doing lameness workups
  • Working with internal medicine cases
  • Doing some anesthesia in surgery (scrubbed in)


Associate Veterinarians and special expertise available

  • Jose M. García-Blanco (Clinical Supervisor of elective)
  • There are 10 veterinarians in the practice
  • 8 vets do racetrack work
  • 1 does reproduction
  • 1 Board Certified Surgeon on staff

Educational Resources

  • Equine Veterinary book library
  • Occasional rounds
  • will be asked to give presentations


  • Working up lameness cases i.e. blocking nerves, injecting joints
  • Taking radiographs
  • Taking Ultrasounds
  • Following-up on cases
  • Preparing patients for surgery
  • Scrubbing in surgery
  • Following-up surgical cases

Student Supervision

  • Weekdays M-F 6a-6p
  • Weekends 6a-12p


If necessary

Practice Information

Equine practitioners of Puerto Rico
P.O. Box 1672
Canovanas, PR 00729-1672
Phone: 787-876-0077 or 787-876-1163
Fax: 787-886-1030
Website: None

Updated: 04/14/08
Signature On File: Jose M. García-Blanco

Canovanas, PR
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