Busy racetrack/sport horse practice in sunny Southern California seeking an intern. This is a unique opportunity to work on world champion racing Quarter Horses in coastal Southern California. On your work days, you will be treating some of the finest horses in the industry while your time off can be spent at the many beaches, exploring Los Angeles, Orange, and San Diego areas, or any of the other countless things that can be done in constant 70-degree weather.
An intern’s responsibilities include a vast range of hands-on opportunities:
Sports medicine: the practice originally specialized in QH racing. We work at the only year-round QH track in California. Our main focuses are lameness and internal medicine.
Diagnostics: Daily use of digital radiography, ultrasound, endoscopy, gastroscopy, shockwave, power dentistry, in-house laboratory (including SAA), stem cell therapy, and IRAP therapy.
Involved with a very diverse caseload involving lameness, diagnostics, and treatment including colic workups, IV fluid therapy, and laceration repairs.
The right candidate is able to acclimate to a fast-paced work environment, has organizational skills as well as the ability to work well/coordinate with the veterinary staff, office staff, and clientele.
Compensation DOE. Eligibility for CA and CHRB licensure required.