Common Questions


What is a Coggins test & how often does my horse need one?

A Coggins test is a blood test for Equine Infectious Anemia, an incurable blood borne disease of horses, mules & donkeys.  This test, along with a health certificate is required to cross state lines.  Most states require a Coggins test within 12 months. Some competitions (horse racing, horse shows, etc.) may also require a negative Coggins test to compete.  Also, some auctions will also require a negative test to be consigned to the sale.

How long do the sutures stay in after my horse's surgery?

Procedures involving sutures require them to be removed about 14 days following the surgery.

How can I make payments?

Payment is required at the time of service and we gladly accept cash, checks and all major credit cards.

Do you allow urgent or same day appointments?

I do offer urgent and emergency care.  As an ambulatory, sole practitioner, I may not be in your area at the time that you call, but I will do my best to get to your emergency in a timely manner.

How do I choose a Veterinarian?

When you are looking for a veterinarian, make sure you choose a professional that makes you and your horse feel comfortable and safe, and is someone that you can trust. It is important that you also find a supportive, calm and caring individul that both you and your horse are comfortable with. 
As you look around for the best veterinariary service, we want to exceed your expectations regarding high quality service to you and your horses. We are committed to consistently offering you quality veterinary care combined with compassion and respect for animals. You can be confident knowing your horse is in good hands as we work closely with you to provide the best professional medical attention available.