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SPORT-HORSE CARE FOR NORTH ATLANTA

Specialized

Exceptional, Comprehensive Veterinary Care that Keeps your Sport Horse Feeling Like a Champion!

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At Thompson & Associates Equine Medicine (TAEM), we know you want the best, most comprehensive veterinary care to maintain your sport horse to peak performance.

In order to do that, you need a practice that understands the unique demands of high-level competition horses and the need for accurate diagnosis, treatment, and a wellness plan that keeps him in the ribbons or restores him to top form. 

You need a vet that has the knowledge and capability to effectively address all your horse’s needs through all the stages of his life, including preventative medicine, regenerative medicine, neurology, ophthalmology, dermatology, acupuncture, spinal manipulation, and so much more.

It’s our mission to communicate, not only with you, but your horse’s team of professionals – including your stable manager, trainer, and farrier – to provide the best possible outcomes for your horse with the least amount of stress. 

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WORK WITH US AND HERE'S WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT

Learn How Working with TAEM Can Help You Keep Your Sport Horse Healthy and Well-Maintained.

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Results

Accurate

When your horse is lame, sick, or needs to perform at the top of his game, you need highly skilled and experienced veterinarians who can deliver an accurate diagnosis and use proven science-based medicine for the best results.

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Custom

Plans

Like all athletes, competitive sport horses need a long-term plan that is both comprehensive and well-managed to maintain peak performance. TAEM’s custom plans encompass a full range of preventative care and leading-edge treatment modalities – including regenerative and alternative therapies, and regular lameness visits.

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we run our own blood work! 

That's one reason

Effective diagnostics and treatment take time, but our vets understand your need to get back in the ring healthy, and we’ll set you on a path to get you there.

Collaborative

Teamwork

It takes a village, and nowhere is this more true than maintaining your sport horse. You need a team of professionals to keep your sport horse in peak condition and health to be competitive

More than veterinarians, we are an integral piece of your horse’s wellness team, along with your stable manager, trainer, and farrier. 

Our vets work seamlessly and, if your routine vet is unavailable when needed, another can step in and take their place – even in emergencies!

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Compassionate

Communication

Communication is at the heart of everything we do. Whether it’s getting back to you with lab results, providing an update on your horse’s condition after a referral; educating you on your horse’s diagnosis and options for treatment; or helping make the hard decisions for you and your horse during difficult and stressful times. 

Is Your Vet Choice
Keeping You On The Leaderboard?
See How TAEM’s Approach Can Support Your Competitive Goals. 
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Know that your horse’s medical and therapy needs are covered by highly skilled veterinarians, who effectively diagnose and treat your horse while communicating with you and your team.

Feel in control of your horse’s care, maintenance, or rehabilitation. We discuss the right approach for you and your horse to make sure you’re given a plan that you and your team can manage.

It’s frustrating not knowing what’s wrong with your horse. We’ll get you the answers you need with a thorough workup, accurate diagnostics, and a long-term, custom treatment plan. 

Fully understand your horse’s diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis straight from us. We WILL take time to ensure you know what’s happening with your horse’s health and the road ahead. 
 

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Our approach is based on collaborative communication and we believe it is necessary to involve your horse’s care team – barn manager, trainer, farrier, and others as needed – to give your sport horse the absolute best outcomes for success throughout his career.

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Feel Confident

THAT YOU CAN COUNT ON US

ESPECIALLY IN AN EMERGENCY.

While you may not see your routine vet, another equally skilled vet will be available for your call. 

 

As a busy horse owner, you don’t need to be at an appointment unless you want to be. It’s common practice for us to meet with barn managers and trainers for multiple horses in one visit. We will communicate our findings with them but are also happy to answer any questions about the visit with you. 

 

TAEM has the experience and capabilities for the veterinary management of your large competition stable with accurate diagnoses, regenerative modalities, alternative therapies - such as chiropractic and acupuncture, and managed routine care.

 

Keep your sport horses happy, healthy, and performing in the ribbons!

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SERVING NORTH ATLANTA SPORT HORSE OWNERS 

For More Than 30 Years

You Need a Veterinary Team You Can Trust 

I’m Dr. Todd Thompson and I built this practice to deliver exceptional veterinary services that emphasize compassionate care specifically designed to meet the unique demands of the competitive sport horse. 

With more than 30 years of experience in veterinary medicine, I am still active in all aspects of the practice I built. It has been a joy to assemble this team of talented veterinarians who share my vision of a collaborative approach to sport horse veterinary care.

Each veterinarian in the team is highly skilled and experienced, and just as my passion and expertise is diagnosing and treating equine lameness, they each have areas of interest. Together, we can deliver exceptional care to our clients and provide some services they would be hard-pressed to find in one practice.

Ultimately, our goal is to keep your sport horse competitive and happily doing the job he loves for many years to come.
 

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HOW CAN WE HELP YOU?

in working with us?
Interested
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Go to Meet TAEM to see which vet best suits you and your horse.
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Contact the vet by phone or text and schedule an appointment.
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Complete the new client documents and submit them several days before your appointment so that your vet will know your horse’s history prior to the appointment.  
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Meet with your new vet, or arrange for your trainer or barn manager to meet instead, and discuss the needs of your horse to develop a long-term, comprehensive plan.
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Take a victory lap! Celebrate the joys of owning and competing your happy, healthy horse.

HAVE A QUESTION? CONTACT US.

TEAM APPROACH BRING SUCCESS

As a show barn, we credit our success over the years to having an exemplary team for each horse. We’ve used Dr. Thompson and his associates for over 20 years and they are an integral part of the team!

 

We really appreciate that each vet from TAEM understands performance horses and that we can lean on the individual associates when we need more specialized care. The guidance we receive from the vets at TAEM is incredible and we trust their opinion!

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COMPASSION, EXPERIENCE, SKILL

What Makes Thompson & Associates Equine Medicine Different?

Results

Driven

Services

Extensive

We strive to find you the right answers with thorough workups and accurate diagnostics. Our skilled veterinarians work together as a team, and when cases are more complex,  we have an extensive list of exceptional referral facilities.

Holistic

Care

In addition to routine preventative care, we offer thorough lameness workups and treatments, leading-edge regenerative modalities, ophthalmology, neurology, reproduction services, and complimentary therapies like spinal manipulation and acupuncture. Each vet may have more than one focus or advanced certification. Click here, to find the right one for you.

We know you are interested in treating the whole puzzle - not one piece alone, that’s why we look at the entire horse when creating treatment and long-range maintenance plans – which may include regenerative modalities, joint injections or complimentary therapies, such as spinal manipulation and acupuncture. 

Teamwork

Our vets meet weekly to discuss client needs and happily cover for each other when needed so that you never have to worry about finding another vet in an emergency.

Collaborative

To provide the best possible outcome for your horse, it’s often necessary to include all the professionals integral to your horse’s care; including your trainer, farrier, and stable manager. The best results come when your horse is managed by an informed team. 

Communication

We want you to be well-educated and informed about your horse’s medical diagnosis, treatment, and long-term care. We are dedicated to ensuring that you know each step your horse may encounter on his medical journey.

While we know that the process can take time to provide a diagnosis, we will maintain contact with you the entire time. And if we’ve exhausted the options available, you’ll be referred to the appropriate veterinary facility to keep your horse on the path to wellness.

SEAMLESS CARE FROM ROUTINE VISITS TO EMERGENCIES

As a client of TAEM for the past 10 years, I can say we are beyond satisfied. Working with this team of veterinarians is seamless. We love our dedicated vet but when an emergency arises with a horse, we know that we get the same level of care with the on-call vet. We appreciate fast emergency responses and how the vets take their time with our horses. They are clearly horse people! 

 

“We appreciate fast emergency responses…” 

 

I admire that each TAEM vet pursues continuing education and embraces alternative therapies. We appreciate how the vets are able to provide treatment options with tremendous empathy for the horse and also for us too. TAEM vets are always clear and direct. We have tremendous confidence and faith in them, knowing they will refer us to the university when it is appropriate.

 

Thank you TAEM for being fantastic!

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