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Indiana Toxic Plants

INDIANA PLANTS TOXIC TO HORSES   Summer brings lush greenery and vibrant pastures, but not all plants are safe for our equine friends. Some common...
May Newsletter

May 2024 Newsletter

Click to read the May 2024 Newsletter. Stay up to date with the latest happenings at Skillman Veterinary Services. Dive into our May newsletter, which...

All About Eyes

Did you know that horses have the largest eyes of any land mammal? Their eyes are positioned on the sides of their head, allowing for a wide...

April 2024 Newsletter

Stay up to date with the latest happenings at Skillman Veterinary Services.Read more ›...

Dental Appointments and Spring Vaccines

Say, Ahhh!  It’s not too late for dental appointments and spring vaccines.  Your horse’s teeth and gums should be checked at least once a year for...
AURAL HEMATOMAS

Aural Hematomas

Funky Case Friday! Did you know that Aural Hematomas are common in dogs, but quite uncommon in horses? Although seemingly a rare case, Skillman...
Allergies in horses

Spring Allergies in Horses

Understanding and Managing Seasonal Discomfort As the flowers bloom and the air gets warmer, spring brings not only joy but also some challenges...

Check-In before Show Season

Prepare for Success: Getting Your Horse Examined Before competition Begins As show season approaches, it’s essential to ensure that your equine...

Family Friendly Appointments

Would you bring your child to a veterinary appointment? We wish you would! Our team is not just passionate about caring for animals—we’re...
Equine dental extraction surgery.

New Service Alert! EOTRH Treatment

New Service Alert! Incisor Extractions at Skillman Veterinary Services Skillman Veterinary Service is committed to helping horses with Equine...

2024 Spring Client Appreciation Dinner & Educational Event

Client Appreciation Dinner & Educational Event Current clients, you’re invited! • When: Tuesday, May 7 from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM • Where:...

March 2024 Newsletter

Warm weather is almost here and horse owners know what that means…  Grab your spring care checklist! Dental exams, vaccinations, and fecal egg...

February 2024 Newsletter

Before you jump back in the saddle, be sure to prioritize routine preventive care your horse needs to stay healthy all year round. Read more ›...
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Deworming in Horses

This article dives into what you need to know about parasitic worms that live in the intestines of horses and ponies. What types of worms are there...
FLUORESCENT LIGHT THERAPY TREATMENT FOR HORSE WOUNDS AND SKIN DISEASE PHOVIA FLUORESCENT LIGHT THERAPY

New Service! Fluorescent Light Therapy Treatment for Horse Wounds and Skin Disease

Phovia Fluorescent Light Therapy An excellent treatment for acute and chronic wounds, pastern dermatitis, and cutaneous habronemiasis.  Before...
Indianapolis equine veterinarian Telehealth appointments

Equine TeleHEALTH Appointments Now Available

We are excited to now offer Equine Telehealth Appointments with our Veterinarians.Scheduling a phone appointment is a great way to get some questions...
Equine Dewormers and Vaccines Rebate

Save on Equine Essentials: Dewormers & Vaccines Rebate

Equine Dewormers and Vaccines Rebate January 1, 2024 to December 31, 2024 Read more ›...
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January 2024 Newsletter

2023 was a big year at Skillman Veterinary Services, thank you for all your support! We care about you and your animals, so it is a priority for us to...
2024 dental special at our clinic

DENTAL SPECIAL 15% OFF at our clinic!

15% off all dental services when you bring your animals to our clinic.  Read more ›...

Small Business Saturday Discounts

SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY! November 23-November 26, 2023 15% OFF All Medications 10% OFF First Aid Kits This Sale is a great time to stock up on meds...
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HOLIDAY EMERGENCY CARE SCHEDULE

Emergency care for our current clients throughout November and December 2024, even on holidays. During these times when our office is closed all...

Fall Client Education Event

EVENT RECAP - What a successful fall event, with over 75 clients in attendance at the clinic.Read more ›...

Our team is growing!

Help us welcome Kathie Sheets to the Skillman Veterinary Services Team. Kathie Sheets CLIENT RELATIONS SPECIALIST Kathie was born in Washington DC and...

Client Education Event + Meet & Greet + Dinner

PLEASE RSVP We want to make sure we have food for everyone! CALL: (317) 829-6530 or email: [email protected] or see event on...

ANNOUNCEMENT! Welcome Dr. Abigail Harris to our practice!

Dr. Abigail Harris, DVM Dr. Abigail Harris was born in Anaheim, CA and moved to Auburn, AL when she was in high school. Her love for horses began at a...

Lacerations: Before & After

Warning! Graphic Content. It’s laceration season and horses, old and young can get into about any predicament! Luckily, both of these horses...

Gastroscopy Clinic + Dinner + Education

EVENT RECAP DID YOU KNOW⁉️ It is estimated that (of the general horse population) 60%-70% of horses have ulcers. At our gastric ulcer clinic event in...

MARCH NEWSLETTER

Let’s talk about equine health and what’s been happening at the clinic! We care about you and your animals, and want to keep you...

4-H VACCINATION CLINIC

Calling all 4-H kids & families! We are offering 4-H vaccinations to horses that are brought to the clinic on Sat. April 22, 2023. A free exam and...

NEW SERVICE: PRP Therapy

Platelet Rich Plasma or PRP is a regenerative medicine treatment that delivers a high concentrate of platelets in the form of blood plasma to a lesion...

Combination Vaccine for Horses

ABOUT Vetera® GoldXP Combination Vaccine for Horses Learn more about VETERA® GOLDXP VETERA® GOLDXP is the industry’s #1 vaccine1...

Emergency Coverage & Policies

Emergency hours M-Th from 7-8am, 5-10 pm. 24/7 on Weekend & Holiday with our equine emergency co-operative.Read more ›...

MEET MOO & HER COLT

Congratulations to Kristen Hudson and her mare, “Moo” who gave birth to a healthy colt in the early hours on Monday March 6.  Moo and her foal are...

TRACK EQUINE DISEASES IN YOUR AREA

Do you know which equine diseases are being reported in your area? The EDCC reports confirmed cases of equine diseases as they happen to keep horse...

EQUINE VACCINATIONS

Even if your horses are healthy now, disease can still spread. We use the nation’s leading vaccines to help protect against some of the major...
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CLINIC FIELD TRIP!

How exciting it was to welcome a group to the clinic! Skillman Veterinary Services recently hosted a group of middle school students from Eastern...
20% dental services at our clinic during month of february

DENTAL SPECIAL 20% OFF at our clinic!

20% off all dental services when you bring your animals to our clinic.  Read more ›...

Spring Equine Rebate Program

Spring Rebate offer valid on purchases made February 1, 2023 through June 30, 2023Read more ›...

VISIT OUR CLINIC

Our Vet Clinic for haul-in clients is located on a beautiful 48 Acre farm in Middletown, Indiana. The clinic features a medical service area...

Feature Video from Herald Bulletin

Interview with Dr. Natalie Skillman by the Herald Bulletin in Anderson, IN. What do you love about being a large animal Veterinarian?Read more ›...

Local large-animal vet weighs in on vet shortage

Skillman Veterinary Services featured in The Herald Bulletin. Various Indiana communities, including Madison County, are facing another shortage...

JOIN US! Open House & Haul-In Clinic Grand Opening

October 7, 4:00-7:00 pm4741 E 400 SMiddletown, IN We will be hosting our clients and the local equine community for an open house at our new haul-in...
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HAUL-IN CLINIC NOW OPEN!

We are excited to announce the opening of our Vet Clinic for haul-in clients. Our beautiful 48 Acre farm in Middletown, Indiana will now be home to...

Rescuers pull horse from frigid creek. Skillman Vet employs emergency care

Veterinarian Dr. Natalie Skillman arrived to help Lola, who was shaking violently from the loss of body heat. Skillman said the horse’s body...

Register for GLOBAL VET LINK account

Register here and receive your Coggins, CVI, and EECVI as soon as they are available. Read more ›...

REBATE WEBSITE! Prascend, Equioxx, Gastrogard and More!

Complete your rebates here online for products such as Prascend, Equioxx, Gastrogard and More! Read more ›...