Southern Equine Service is located in Aiken, SC- the heart of SC horse country. We are a 9 doctor practice. Our facilities include a 2 covered lameness arena, 50 stalls, nuclear scintigraphy suite, 2 surgery suites with induction/recovery stall, MRI, four treatment rooms with stocks, and 3 radiology suites. We are also equipped with a breeding shed and a phantom for stallion collection and processing of frozen and cooled semen. Elective surgeries are performed (arthroscopies, castrations, enucleations, airway surgeries, splint bone removals, neurectomies, etc.) Our caseload covers a variety of disciplines including eventing, show jumping, dressage, cutting, rodeo, polo, thoroughbred race horses, ect.
Goal of the Externship: To get hands-on experience with mentorship and be exposed to a wide variety of cases. We involve our externs in cases and procedures as much as possible. We hope the extern leaves having learned and tried something new. Externs are exposed to both in-hospital and ambulatory appointments, emergencies, surgeries, and procedures. Externs will gain experience from each veterinarian at the practice.
Workload is approximately 40-60 hrs. per week.
Housing is provided for students.
Applications are available after a two week externship for our Internship.
Please email our extern coordinator Dr. Lauren Ray to schedule an externship. Externship application can be found on our website. www.southernequineservice.com
Southern Equine Service is a full service veterinary hospital located in Aiken, SC- the heart of horse country. Our mission is to provide the highest quality veterinary care to our equine patients. Aiken has a wide variety of horses and disciplines that the practice services: eventing, dressage horses, show jumpers, hunters, barrel racing, western performance horses, flat and steeplechase racing. The practice consist of eight full time veterinarians. The veterinarians at the practice focus on sports medicine, advanced diagnostics, general wellness, reproduction, dentistry, alternative medicine (chiropractic and acupuncture), internal medicine, and surgery.