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University Student EMS - Equine

This EMS Student equine externship opportunity is for third, fourth and final year students with a genuine interest in equine work. We are an eight vet dedicated equine practice, with a wealth of experience including vets with a certificate in equine orthopaedics, stud medicine, dentistry and equine practice.


We are offering TWO WEEK BLOCKS of EMS which will include:

  • Going out on calls with our dedicated equine vets

  • Opportunities to assist in exciting emergency out of hours work

  • Getting involved with surgery days, where we have facilities for elective surgeries, including soft tissue and orthopaedic procedures. You would be involved with preparation for surgery, anaesthetic monitoring and inpatient care.

  • Helping out on gastroscopy days and with lameness workups

  • Improving practical skills such as IV injections, removing shoes and taking radiographs

  • Getting involved in tutorials, presentations and journal club

  • Helping with writing articles for our equine newsletter



Key Stage 4 Work Experience

We offer a limited amount of Key Stage 4 (Years 10 and 11) student work experience placements. These are observational placements and only available in our pet branches. 


If you are interested in either opportunity, please complete the Student Placement Application form or download the form and email it to with a letter of introduction. Entitle your email: “Penbode Student Placement”.

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