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What are the educational requirements for an equine vet?


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2008-03-24 21:36:19
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first you need to be very good at science and be good with animals. then once you get to college get your bachlors degree


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a equine vet is a vet that only deals with sick or injured horses and they travel from farm to ranch!!

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The working conditions of an equine vet can be very unpredictable. These conditions can be dirty or dangerous for example.

You must attend at least 8 years of schooling to become a vet. You can specialize in horses by becoming an Equine Vet. As an Equine Vet you will take care of pretty much any and all Equine ailments. You're a vet, you would do the same things for a horse that your doctor does for you.

the classes you need to become an equine vet are chemistry and biology, maths or physics and English

Any school of veterinary medicine will give you the basics towards becoming an equine veterinarian; if the school doesn't have a strong equine program there you can supplement your time in vet school with externships and experiences at other schools or at private equine facilities. Once you get out of vet school, the important thing is to work with a good established equine veterinarian to hone your technical skills.

an equestrian vet is known as an 'equine vet'. They study large animals, then specialize into horses.

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Typically a high school education (however not required) and short-term on-the-job training. This is not to be confused with a veterinary technician or technologist where the educational requirements are much more extensive.

In the United States the requirements are the same for all types of veterinarians: at least three years of undergraduate college classes and four years of vet school resulting in a DVM or VMD degree.

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Equine are horses, donkeys, mules or zebras so equine vet only treats animals of those types. If you mean the number of client animals, it would vary by vet, location, specialty.

For a first year equine vet, a salary of $45,000-$50,000 is typical. After a few years and building a strong client base, a salary of $80,000+ is more common.

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To become a veterinarian you will need to complete at least three years of undergraduate courses such as biochemistry, physics, microbiology, etc. Then you must complete four years of vet school.

A vet can technically treat any animal but they may choose to specialize in one species. An equine vet specializes in equines (horses, ponies and donkeys) but can treat other animals if they choose to. My equine vet has also treated our cows and goats mainly as a favor to me, and I know that he treats his own dogs unless they require specialist care

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The educational requirements vary according to the specific position.

The equine vet will work outdoors quite a bit. These vets will often make calls to different barns rather than staying in a central office all day.

In the US, it takes a minimum of seven years of school after high school - three years to complete the undergraduate pre-requisite courses and another four years to complete vet school. However, most vet school applicants complete four years of undergraduate and have a Bachelor's degree. Also, if you want to specialize in equine medicine, you will have more job opportunities if you complete a one year equine medicine internship after vet school and possibly a three year equine medicine or equine surgery residency as well, plus taking the associated exam to be Board certified. In total, provided you are accepted on your first try for vet school (only approximately 33% of applicants are), it will take 7-12 years to become an equine vet.

Alex Harthill is considered to be one of the most famous equine veterinarians in the world. He was known for working with race horses.

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