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August 20, 2019

It is always fun to highlight successful cases here at Peninsula Equine. Peninsula Equine Medical Center are the regular veterinarians for Jasper Ridge Farm, an organization who aims to help children and adults who are facing physical and emotional challenges. Jasper Ridge Farm allows these people to therapeutically interact with a variety of animals. Peninsula Equine is proud to donate our time and resources to the complete care of all these special animals.

On June 18th, 2019, one of the Jasper Ridge Farm miniature horses, Henry, dislocated his right shoulder. Peninsula Equine veterinarians Amanda Hedges, Russ Peterson, and Katelin McKeown, with the help of Dr. Mackenzie Adams o...

April 17, 2019

Hello Everyone!

Thank you so much for those of you who have come to our previous education nights! Last time we had over 50 people in attendance! We feel strongly about continuing these seminars and creating a fun environment for horse owners and enthusiasts to learn and ask questions about common problems within our horse population. We hope this leads to better care and less future medical issues.

Our next education night is 6pm on April 17th at Peninsula Equine. We will be discussing gastric ulcers in horses. AAEP states that 60-90% of adult horses have gastric ulcers, depending on age, performance, and populations. We are very happy and grateful Boehringer Ingelheim will be spo...

Peninsula Equine veterinarians have communicated with both our state veterinarian and leading experts on Equine Coronavirus. Below is a summary of the virus and commonly asked questions. If you have any additional concerns or questions feel free to call 650- 854-3162. 

Coronavirus Quick Facts and Biosecurity

Coronavirus is an RNA virus that can cause respiratory and gastrointestinal problems in many species. In horses, Equine Coronavirus can result in gastrointestinal problems. Horses can be carriers of coronavirus showing no signs (subclinical), but have been found to shed the virus in feces. Horses that become infected and develop clinical signs can also shed the virus. Than...

February 21, 2019

Peninsula Equine sales emergency kits or you can build your own!! Our kits sell at $120, or below is a list of the materials we include.

Specifics for our emergency kits: 4 gloves, 1 container of nitrofurazone, 1 vet wrap, 1 stethoscope, 8 oz chlorhexidine solution, 1 can of Aluspray, 1 thermometer, 250ml bottle of physiological saline, 1 package of 3x3 gauze (not sterile), 1 roll of brown gauze, 2 packets of PenEq lytes, 1 60ml syringe, 1 tube of triple antibiotic, 1 combine (disposable leg wrap), 1 roll of kling, 1 Telfa (non-adherent dressing), and 1 Telfa - non-adherent pad (ouchless). 

This is the basic "starter" kit we sell at our clinic, but encourage horse owners to create...

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