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Anna O'Brien, DVM

Anna O'Brien, DVM, is a large-animal ambulatory veterinarian in central Maryland. Her practice tackles anything equine in nature, from Miniature Horses to zebras at the local zoo, with a few cows, goats, sheep, pigs, llamas, and alpacas thrown in for good measure.

How to Manage and Treat a Hoof Abscess

Many horse owners have had the following experience: you put your perfectly healthy horse up for the night and the…

1 month ago


Intramuscular Injections for the Horse

Needles and horses usually aren’t anyone’s favorite mix, but if you’re around horses long enough, chances are you may need…

3 months ago

Do You Need a Second Opinion for Your Horse’s Diagnosis?

Maybe one of the following scenarios sounds familiar: Your horse had a mild but persistent lameness, but you wondered about…

9 months ago

What to Know About Stocking Up

There’s no doubt a horse with swollen legs can be worrying. However, passive fluid accumulation in the lower limbs —…

1 year ago

7 Facts About Your Horse’s Skeleton

With all these zombie films and shows in pop culture, maybe you have thoughts of zombie horse hoards crossing your…

1 year ago

Winter Horse Care FAQs

It’s finally getting cold outside and you’re bundled up, possibly with a hot cup of cocoa or coffee in hand.…

1 year ago

Understanding Equine Impaction Colic

Many horse owners understand the term colic to mean abdominal pain in horses. Although there are several causes of colic,…

2 years ago

Tips for Treating an Equine Eye Ulcer

You’ve probably felt that moment of panic. Your horse comes in from the field with a squinty, red, tearing, swollen…

2 years ago

Frosty FAQs: Vet Tips for Caring for Your Horse When Temperatures Drop

It’s finally getting cold outside and you’re bundled up, possibly with a hot cup of cocoa or coffee in hand.…

2 years ago

A Vet’s Guide on Summer Horse Health Care Strategies

While many equestrians welcome the summer with open arms (more riding!), there are a few downsides to the season from…

3 years ago