Excellence in Equine Veterinary Medicine & Surgery

Confidence in the veterinarian. Confidence in the care your horse will receive. When you’re looking for a partner in equine veterinary care, what else really matters? With a thirty year track record of superlative service to our equine patients and their owners, Blue Ridge Equine Clinic remains the number one choice for discerning horse owners and referring veterinarians in the mid-Atlantic region.  read more

Compassionate, effective equine care.

For over 30 years our team of experienced veterinarians has made Blue Ridge Equine Clinic the obvious choice for discerning horse owners in Virginia and beyond. Whether the need is for surgery, diagnostic imaging , a challenging lameness work up, or simply prompt and thorough care for your everyday needs, your horse’s wellness will be our top priority. Blue Ridge Equine Clinic combines experience and compassion with cutting edge technology to provide you and your horse state of the art service with a personal touch.

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A New Reason to Hate Ticks on Horses: Equine Anaplasmosis

Equine anaplasmosis (also known as Equine Granulocytic Erlichiosis) is a tick-borne disease caused by the bacterium Anaplasma phagocytophila (formerly known as Erlichia equi), also the cause of human granulocytic erlichiosis (HGE). It was first described in horses in California in the 1960’s, but has since been reported in multiple states of the USA and in […]

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Strangles in Horses: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

The disease known as strangles in the horse is caused by the bacteria Streptococcus equi var. equi (S. equi). Horses with strangles usually have a high fever, followed by nasal discharge and enlargement and abscessation of the lymph nodes under the jaw and in the throatlatch region. Affected horses often have a loss of appetite […]

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Zoetis Update on Parasite Protection: Moxidectin Tops Fenbendazole

From Zoetis, maker of Quest dewormer:  Small strongyles are the most prevalent and important internal parasites to adult horses. Unfortunately, effective control presents challenges because of persistent exposure, anthelmintic resistance and encysted stages in the life cycle of small strongyles. A recent Zoetis-funded study compared a single dose of moxidectin (QUEST® Gel) with five consecutive […]

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