2017 LOPE Benefit Horse Show is September 30. Learn more →

Blog Tales from the LOPE Ranch

Austin Equine Associates’ New Surgery Clinic

1
  • aea-surgery-clinic
  • aea-surgery-suite

LOPE’s veterinary sponsors, Austin Equine Associates, just opened a beautiful, state-of-the-art clinic and surgery center in Driftwood, TX! And Dr. JoLynn Joyce, an equine surgeon, has joined the practice as well.

Austin Equine Associates already sponsors LOPE for vet care, giving the LOPE horses a hefty discount on any care they may need. Austin Equine makes a huge difference to all the LOPE horses, but especially the ones with long-term rehab needs.

So, imagine our surprise and gratitude when Dr. Joyce told us that she would like to help LOPE with discounted equine surgeries! We see so many horses with knee and ankle chips — but have rarely had the means to give these horses chip removal surgeries.

Thanks to Austin Equine Associates and Dr. Joyce, LOPE can now commit to chip removal procedures for a few special horses each year!

And the first horse has just arrived a few days ago too — details coming soon…

1 Comment

  1. That’s great news. How is the new clinic doing? Let us update about the first surgery made by Dr. Joyce in this vet clinic.
    - Vincent T.

Austin Equine Hospital Sugar Land Stables Schleese
American Association of Equine Technicians and Assistants Paddock Foundation Soft Ride Boots
Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance Two Socks Designs Moose Pants Studio
Thoroughbred Charities of America Scissortail Hill Equestrian Secretariat Foundation
Blanco River Academy Equine Express Sam Houston Race Park