Phone: 919.513.6630 or 919.513.6659 (Ophthalmology)
The equine medicine service receives elective cases routinely between 10AM -12PM weekdays and at other times by special arrangement. Please call between 8-5 weekdays for an estimate and appointment.
The equine orthopedic surgery service receives elective cases routinely from 9AM on Mondays and Wednesdays and other weekdays as required. The equine soft tissue surgery service receives elective cases from 9AM on Tuesdays and Thursdays and other weekdays as required. The surgery services perform elective surgeries on the days they are not receiving. Please call between 8-5 weekdays for an estimate and appointment.
Equine services are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year for treatment of emergency problems. To refer a horse on an emergency basis, call 919.513.6630 during the day or 919.513.6500 after hours.
For young people or parents of young people interested in equine practice-
Step #1 : Get to know your local equine practitioner, learn life style, work environment and develop mentoring relationship
Step #2 : Get to know your local farrier, learn life style, work environment and develop mentoring relationship
Step #3 : Lean the prerequisites and requirements for getting into various veterinary colleges, Student Services
Step #4 : Get good grades, read about the horse industry, get a job in the horse industry, produce and compete with a science fair project about horse health, NC State Science Fair
Step #5 : Attend horse industry continuing educations programs offered to horse owners through the CVM Continuing Education, Horse Husbandry Extension and if young enough 4-H Programs