Recent News

Q: “What is Laser Therapy and How Does it Work?” – Heather K.

Jennifer L. Wright, DVM, IVCA A: Three Oaks Equine Veterinary Services uses a Super Pulsed, Low Level (Cold) Laser device called the MR4 ActiVet.  The laser itself is a handheld device, about the size of a flashlight, which emits non-thermal (cold) photons of light.  This light passes through the skin layers to non-invasively alleviate pain, reduce… Read more »

Equine Wellness Program 2017

Dr. Jennifer Wright Greetings and Happy New Year!  Everyone at Three Oaks Equine Veterinary Services, PLLC wishes you and your horse another year full of health, happiness, and prosperity.  Accordingly, we are excited to offer our Equine Wellness Program for 2017 at the same prices as last year!  The Equine Wellness Program consists of three… 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.      

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        

What is Veterinary Chiropractic?

Dr. Jennifer Wright What is Veterinary Chiropractic? Veterinary chiropractic is a field of animal health care that focuses on the restoration and maintenance of a properly functioning neuromuscular system, without the use of drugs or surgery.  This type of care is a manual therapy, meaning that the doctor uses their hands to identify and treat biomechanical… Read more »

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 »