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Courtney S. Diehl, DVM

Courtney S. Diehl, DVM, has been an equine veterinarian since 2000. She is the author of Horse Vet: Chronicles of a Mobile Veterinarian and Stories of Eric the Fox, first place winner of the CIPA EVVY award. She is currently working on her third book.

Happy Feet: Helping Your Horse Have Healthy Hooves

We’ve all experienced the disappointment of preparing for a ride or a show only to find out that your horse…

3 days ago

Vet Adventures: Angel or Demon? One Pony’s Very Bad Habit

Marvin the pony was a rare find, and his owners knew it. When young Lucas went for a ride, Marvin…

2 weeks ago

Vet Adventures: Coming Up Roses After Broodmare Difficulties

She’s pregnant,” I called triumphantly over my shoulder to my technician. She was writing down notes for me in my…

3 months ago

Project Rehab: Feral Ponies

It was obvious that the two little feral ponies wanted absolutely nothing to do with humans. They huddled together at…

3 months ago

A Lesson in Humility

The following story from our Vet Adventures columnist showcases lessons learned by a pre-vet student while doing ride-alongs with a…

4 months ago

Vet Adventures: Meeting Kidd

The search for a perfect new horse for Dr. Diehl’s daughter comes to a conclusion. My family piled into the…

5 months ago

Vet Adventures: A Mystery Disease

  The Horse Illustrated Vet Adventures columnist, who is a veterinarian, attempts to figure out what could be wrong when…

5 months ago

Vet Adventures: Searching for Mr. Right

The Horse Illustrated Vet Adventures columnist, who is a veterinarian, has trouble finding the perfect horse for her daughter. I…

7 months ago

Vet Adventures: BFFs to the End

In Courtney S. Diehl's Vet Adventures column, she describes the loss of a horse she's written of often and how…

7 months ago

Vet Adventures: The Chaotic Life of a Vet

One vet's crazy day reminds us how chaotic life can get. But when it matters, a life is saved. The…

8 months ago