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 »
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 »
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 »
Jennifer L. Wright, DVM A: Jessica should definitely be concerned, as it sounds as if her horse may be affected by anhidrosis. Anhidrosis is defined as a complete or decreased ability to sweat in response to increased body temperature. This condition can affect any horse, although it seems to be more common in hot, humid… Read more »
Dr. Denise Gorondy Colic. In the world of horses, there are few words that can cause as much concern as this. For owners, riders, and veterinarians alike, colic has a major impact on the equine industry. A 2005 scientific paper reported that colic is responsible for more deaths in horses that any disease group except… Read more »
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.
By: Jennifer Wright, DVM Here are some facts and tips for you to use to help keep your horses healthy and happy while the freezing temperatures are upon us. The take home points are to turn your horse out if possible, resist the urge to close your barn up tight, increase the amount of hay… Read more »
SPRING SPECIAL!!!! February 1 to February 29, 2016 Spring is upon us, so schedule your dental appointment today! 10% DISCOUNT on ALL Dental Services *Discount does not apply to sedation or farm call fees Bookings will be taken on a first come basis. Once the schedule is full, this special will end.
Denise A. Gorondy, DVM A: Equine Odontoclastic Tooth Resorption and Hypercementosis, also known as EOTRH, is a syndrome in horses that results in mild to severe changes in the incisor teeth and possibly the canine teeth. The disease process results in the resorption or dissolving of both internal and external dental structures to include the periodontal… Read more »
Dr. Jennifer Wright Greetings and Happy New Year! Everyone at Three Oaks Equine Veterinary Services, PLLC wishes you and your horse a new year full of health, happiness, and prosperity. Accordingly, we are excited to introduce our new and improved Equine Wellness Program for 2016! The new Equine Wellness Program consists of three comprehensive… Read more »