Articles for
Client Education

Feb. 2014 Equine Metabolic Syndrome
Jan. 2014 Equine Sarcoids
Jun. 2013 Weaning
Apr. 2013 A Guide to Foaling
Nov. 2012 Antibiotic Therapy
July 2012 Mosquito Borne Diseases
Apr. 2012 Horse Proofing Your Property
Feb. 2012 Acupuncture
Jan. 2012 Joint Supplement Summary
Nov. 2011 Selenium
Sept. 2011 Laminitis
June 2011 Biosecurity
Mar. 2011 The Club Foot –
Treating DDF Contracture
Dec. 2010 Rabies
Oct. 2010 An Update on Deworming
Aug. 2010 Melanomas
June 2010 Equine Gastric Ulcers
Apr. 2010 Equine Dentistry
Mar. 2010 Foaling Mare Mishaps
Jan. 2010 Nutrition and Body
Condition Scoring
Nov. 2009 Cold Weather
For Your Horse
Nov. 2009 Compounded Bute
Oct.  2009 Evaluation of Your
Veterinarian's Credentials
Dec. 2008 Lawsonia Intracellularis
Sept. 2008 Fall Healthcare Tips
Sept. 2008 Corynebacterium
(Pigeon Fever)
Aug.  2008 Physitis

Archived Articles for
Client Education

Archive Colic Risk Factors
Archive Hot Weather and Hydration
Archive Equine Summer Health Tips
Archive Equine Cushing's Disease
Archive Equine Metabolic Syndrome
Archive Common Equine Skin Tumors
Archive Emergency Preparedness
Archive Strangles
Archive Winter Nutrition
Archive Top Ten Equine Emergencies

Continuing Education

The veterinarians and staff of BEMC are dedicated to client education, and believe that an educated client has the capacity to make the best health care decisions for their horses. To further this goal, we offer annual client continuing education meetings in late winter.



March 28-29, 2014, BEMC is hosting:


"Belly Up" In Bend


A Focus on Equine Abdominal Ultrasound


Bend Equine is excited to host Dr. Bain Fairfield and Dr. Mary Beth Whitcomb for a focused 2-day course on equine abdominal ultrasound.  This course is a 12 hour continuing education program for veterinarians interested in improving their abdominal ultrasound skills under the instruction of renowned equine ultrasonographers. 


Video for Client Education

Internship and Externship Programs

BEMC offers a 12 month post-graduate internship program in equine medicine, surgery, reproduction, and dentistry. This is a highly competitive position, and potential applicants are strongly encouraged to complete an externship at our clinic prior to application. Please see our listing on the AAEP Avenues website for details on our program and requirements for application. Upon request (phone or e-mail), we will send you a packet that further details our internship program. We offer on-site housing for our interns.

BEMC offers year round externship programs to equine track veterinary students. Please see our listing on the AAEP Avenues website for details and requirements for application and scheduling. Upon request (phone or e-mail), we will send you a packet that further details our externship program. We offer on-site housing for our externs.

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