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USEF Vaccination Rule

  Starting December 1, 2015, all horses entering the grounds of a USEF-licensed competition must be accompanied by documentation of equine influenza virus and equine herpes virus vaccinations within six months prior to the date of entering the competition grounds.      

USEF Microchip Rule

  Horses competing in USHJA shows must be microchipped by December 1, 2017 to qualify for points or money-won tracking lists, as well as to be eligible for other programs and events that specifically require a microchip.  There will be a 1 year grace period through November 30, 2018 during which horses without microchips may… Read more »

2016 Holiday Hours

  Days the office will be closed: Thanksgiving November 24, 2016 November 25, 2016 Christmas December 23, 2016 December 26, 2016   Emergency As always Three Oaks Equine Veterinary Services is open for emergency paging and calls  24 hours a day, 7 days a week   Call (804) 784-7106 Press 1        

Fall Deworming

For those clients who have been counseled to: “Deworm your horse(s) with Zimectrin Gold this fall after a hard frost”: Don’t forget the VERY IMPORTANT step of removing all the bot fly eggs from your horse’s body before you deworm to ensure that they are not immediately reinfected with bots. Mark a reminder on your calendar… Read more »

Calling All Virginia Competitors!

The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services offers a Equine Interstate Event Permit (EIEP) Valid for 6 months for southeastern interstate travel in lieu of multiple 30 day health certificates. Requirements: 1.) Current Coggins Test (within last 6 months) 2.) Certificate of Veterinary Inspection (Health certificate) 3.) Completed application 4.) Microchip or 3 current digital… Read more »

Tis the Season for Ticks!

Ask your veterinarian to tell you more about Buck Mountain Botanicals Parasite Dust! Many types  of ticks may harbor bacteria that cause Lyme disease and may transmit the disease to your horse if it bites and remains attached for at least 12-24 hours.  Buck Mountain Botanicals Parasite Dust is a non-toxic product that is used  to… Read more »

Three Oaks Equine Veterinary Services is pleased to offer New Clients a $1 New Client Wellness Examination

A complete “nose to tail” physical examination and veterinary consultation.  Your horse’s vital signs (temperature, pulse, and respiration) will be recorded, and their heart, lung, and gastrointestinal sounds will be evaluated.  An ophthalmic examination will be  performed on both eyes, and the skin, hair coat, hooves and overall body condition of your horse will be assessed.  This is a great time… Read more »

USEF Vaccination Rule

  Starting December 1, 2015, all horses entering the grounds of a USEF-licensed competition must be accompanied by documentation of equine influenza virus and equine herpes virus vaccinations within six months prior to the date of entering the competition grounds.