Externship Program


Gain hands on experience with a wide variety of diagnostic and treatment disciplines.  As an extern, you will be exposed to a large variety of cases including sports medicine and pre-purchase examinations, reproduction, healthy and sick neonatal evaluations, medicine, surgery, chiropractic and acupuncture.  Our aim is to provide students with a realistic example of a successful equine practice.

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Externship Details

Extern Prerequisite

To be a student in a college of veterinary medicine

 Application Requirements

Letter of intent


Dates and Duration

4th year students accepted year round

1st through 3rd year students accepted March 1st to September 1st

In two week rotations


A furnished two bedroom apartment is available.  Amenities include full kitchen, cable television and air conditioning.


UEA is located in beautiful Chester County but our practice covers the Tri-State Region of Pennsylvania, Maryland and Delaware.  This area is a horse enthusiast’s paradise that includes virtually all equestrian disciplines.  In addition, our practice is less than twenty minutes from the University of Pennsylvania’s New Bolton Center, a major large animal referral center.

Local Horse Population


  • Eventing
  • Driving
  • Hunter/Jumper
  • Foxhunters
  • Racing
  • Breeding
  • Pleasure

Contact for more information:

Karen Webb

P 610-932-6800