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Welcome to Equine Medicine Specialists of South Florida
Your Veterinarian in Wellington,FL


Equine Medicine Specialists is a veterinary practice providing internal medicine services to the horses of Southeast Florida since 2004.

Dr. Meg Miller Turpin, a board-certified specialist in equine internal medicine and her associate, Dr. Lisa Fultz (also board-certified in equine/large animal internal medicine) provide mobile specialized internal medicine services in Palm Beach, Martin, Broward, and Miami-Dade Counties, Florida. Our referral practice can extend beyond these areas upon request.

Equine Medicine Specialists use state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment and their expertise and experience to work alongside your veterinarian to provide your horse with the best veterinary care. We believe a team approach, including consultation and collaboration with a specialist, can provide the best outcome in complex cases.

In addition to seeing patients on the farm or show grounds, Equine Medicine Specialists work closely with veterinarians at Reid and Associates Equine Clinic, Palm Beach Equine Clinic, Equine Services Ltd, and Rood and Riddle Equine Clinic in Wellington.



Meg Miller Turpin
(561) 386-4538

Lisa Fultz
(561) 512- 4462

Mobile

Veterinary Hours

For Emergencies Please Call Us Between 8 AM - 4 PM

Monday:

By Appointment Only

Tuesday:

By Appointment Only

Wednesday:

By Appointment Only

Thursday:

By Appointment Only

Friday:

By Appointment Only

Saturday:

By Appointment Only

Sunday:

Closed

  • Coupling Equine Nutrition & Acupuncture

    Integrated medical care for horses has been shown to not only enhance their overall performance in competition, but benefit their everyday well being. According to the International Veterinary Acupuncture Association, acupuncture can be effective to both prevent illness and treat specific equine health ...

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  • Caring for Senior Horses

    With proactive veterinary care, horses can live well into their late 20s and early 30s. In fact, the average life expectancy for most horses is now between 28 and 33 years. Basic senior wellness care includes dental care, balanced nutrition, and hoof care. This care ensures horses remain healthy and ...

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  • Advances in Equine Breeding & Assisted Reproduction

    Assisted equine reproduction has opened up new possibilities in the equine sporting community for horses where this was once limited. With the help of your equine veterinary specialist you can determine if your horse is an ideal candidate for this process either to become artificially inseminated or ...

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  • Preventing Thrush in Horses

    Thrush is a bacterial infection, and one of the most common diseases, affecting horses’ hooves. You will likely know it when you see — and smell — it. The pungent, tar-like black discharge collects in the sulci, or grooves, along the sides of the frog, the triangular structure that covers about ...

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  • Select the Right Saddle

    The right saddle will make a significant difference for both you and your horse and ensure a safe, balanced and relaxing ride. Comfort is key; if the rear of the saddle is up after you cinch the saddle on your horse, or if the saddle wants to roll after you place it on, the saddle is not the correct ...

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  • Strategic Deworming for Equines

    If you are a long time horse owner, you may be familiar with traditional parasite control strategies. Traditionally, the most common parasite control approach called for horse owners to deworm their horse year round every six to eight weeks, rotating products. Alternatively, horse owners also could opt ...

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  • Why You Need to Keep Stalls Clean

    How often do you clean your horses’ stalls? Ideally, horse stalls should be cleaned every day and kept as clean as possible. Since horses often lie down in their stalls at night, this behavior means that if you are not keeping the stalls clean, horses could be lying in their own urine or manure – ...

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  • Prevent Incurable Horse Virus

    Eastern equine encephalitis virus (EEEV) is transmitted by the bite of an infected mosquito, advises the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). The virus is rare and causes inflammation of the brain called encephalitis. Animals, especially horses, are vulnerable to this infection. "All equine cases are ...

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  • Nutrition Affects a Horse's Behavior

    Has your horse not quite been themselves lately? Have you noticed unusual fatigue or conversely, excitability? You may be surprised to learn that nutrition and dietary choices play a significant role in determining equine behavior. And, it is not simply what they eat, but how. Horse owners often report ...

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  • Horse Talk: Oral Exams Matter at Every Age

    Regular dental care is an important part of equine wellness care. Horses have a hypsodont tooth and an anisognathic jaw conformation. This means that the upper jaw is wider than the lower jaw, an arrangement that maximizes a horse’s chewing efficiency. A horse’s teeth and bite are important for more ...

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