Equine Health & Wellness

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Identifying Lameness

By Pearce Sloan, DVM at McKinlay & Peters Equine Hospital, Newman Lake, WA In the last edition of Horse Previews, I introduced myself to the community as the new surgery-residency trained veterinarian joining McKinlay & Peters Equine Hospital. In my veterinary career, my goal has been to never stop learning,…

McKinlay & Peters Equine Hospital is Excited to Welcome our New Surgeon to the Team!

By: McKinlay & Peters Equine Hospital, Newman Lake, WA My name is Pearce Sloan and I will be joining the team at McKinlay and Peters Equine Hospital in August of 2022. I am originally from Chester, South Carolina. Through middle school and high school, I worked for the steal of…

Back Pain: Diagnosis & Treatment in our Equine Partners

By: Dr. Bob Peters, DVMMcKinlay & Peters Equine Hospital, Newman Lake, WA My, oh my, how things have changed over the past 25 years of my career! One of my main areas of interest for the past 35-plus years has been lameness in horses. Before becoming a veterinarian, I was…

The 39th Annual Gallop Stallion Services 
Auction is Just Around the Corner!

By: Barbara Turner Whatever you do, do not miss this year’s Gallop Stallion Service Auction presented by Rhodes River Ranch and held at Northern Quest Resort & Casino on Sunday, January 30th. Doors open at 11am, and the event will begin at Noon PST. This gives plenty of time for…

Horses – Such a Blessing…

Dr. Jed McKinlay, DVM, McKinlay & Peters Equine Hospital in Newman Lake, WA The past year and a half have been interesting. We’ve dealt with a global pandemic and the driest spring/summer I can remember in the Inland Northwest. I talked to a friend of mine who lives in the…

West Nile Virus and Your Horse

By: Freya Stein, DVM, McKinlay & Peters Equine Hospital West Nile Virus has appeared in the Northwestern horse population. These are the first horses in the Inland Northwest to test positive  and die from West Nile Virus. As horse owners we are understandably concerned about our beloved steeds. The best…

Arthritis

By: Dr. Emily Vermillion, DVM, McKinlay & Peters Equine Hospital in Newman Lake, WA When we see our older horses start to slow down, we usually know that there are some age-rated creaks and aches that are causing their issues. Did you know that young, athletic horses may also be…

Equine Odontoclastic Tooth Resorption – EOTRH

Dr. Michelle Roseburg DVM, McKinlay & Peters Equine Hospital Equine Odontoclastic Tooth Resorption and Hypercementosis is a mouthful to say as well as a mouthful of problems for some horse patients. Never heard of it? Don’t feel bad, as it was first reported by a veterinarian in 2004 and awareness…

COLIC

Alyssa K. Doering, DVM, McKinlay & Peters Equine HospitalHello! My name is Alyssa Doering, DVM and I am a surgeon at McKinlay & Peters Equine Hospital in Newman Lake, WA. My topic for this issue of Horse Previews is on colic. Colic in its most fundamental sense means abdominal pain….

Vesicular Stomatitis

Dr. John Herning, McKinlay & Peters Equine HospitalWith the news dominated by the human Corona Virus very few people have noticed an equine virus has been slowly spreading across parts of the central and southwestern US. First identified in New Mexico April 15th, it has continued to march into Arizona,…