Immediate opening for a resident veterinarian at Hanover Shoe Farms, the greatest name in harness racing! Hanover Shoe Farms is a large Standardbred breeding operation standing 10 stallions. There are approximately 400-450 mares being bred on the farm in 2021 with 331 foals born this season. The farm is also home to 300 yearlings and 100 plus retirees.
Veterinary work is shared with the other resident veterinarian and veterinary intern. The distributions of the responsibilities can be tailored to the applicant's interest. Responsibilities include reproductive work, emergencies, and general veterinary care of the farm's resident mares, foals, yearlings, stallions and retirees. A fully equipped practice vehicle will be supplied along with ultrasound, a neonatal hyperbaric oxygen chamber, DR equipment (shared between the resident veterinarians), and a dedicated assistant. There is also access to a heated hospital barn with the ability to run IV fluids and a hoist for an Anderson equine sling. Weekends and on-call will be shared equally between the veterinarians. The workload is generally heavy in the spring during the busy foaling and breeding season and slower during the off-season.
Licensure in the state of Pennsylvania is required. New graduates are welcome to apply; salary will be based on experience. Benefits include health insurance, paid vacation ,on-farm housing, practice vehicle, and 401k.
About Hanover Shoe Farms
Hanover Shoe Farms is the largest Standardbred breeding farm in the world.