Jennifer Rice, DVM

Jennifer Rice, DVM


Educations & Trainings

Purdue College of Veterinary Medicine, Class of 2017

Professional Memberships


Dr. Jennifer Rice

Dr. Jennifer Rice is a 2017 graduate from Purdue College of Veterinary Medicine where she specialized in Equine medicine. Since graduating she has worked in both mixed animal practice as well as equine specifically. In her free time, she can be found at horse shows competing with her quarter horse or at an agility ring having fun with her Australian shepherd. She also loves to go hiking and exploring the outdoors.

Recent Articles

Lameness in Horses
Lameness in Horses
The following content may contain Chewy links. PetMD is operated by Chewy. What is Lameness in Horses?Lameness in horses refers to a change or abnormality in a horse's gait or stance. This change in gait can be caused by pain, a mechanical issue, or neurologic condition. The most common reason for a horse to become lame is due to pain stemming from the musculoskeletal system (including muscles,...
Horse Feeding: Everything You Need to Know
Adequate nutrition is an essential part of maintaining a happy, healthy horse. Unfortunately, there is no “one size fits all” plan. While the nutritional needs of each horse depends on their individual lifestyle, the foundation of every horse's diet should consist of forage (plants). And some horses may need an additional pelleted grain/feed or supplements to help with any deficiencies....
Winter Care for Horses
Winter Care for Horses
Horse's nose with the ice and steam in winter
Horse Teeth: What You Need to Know
Just like humans, dogs, and cats, routine dental care is essential to maintaining a horse’s health. Most veterinarians will recommend a dental exam once to twice yearly, depending on the age and lifestyle of the horse. Unlike dogs and cats, horse teeth continue to erupt (or grow) throughout their lifetime, which can create dental issues that need to be addressed quickly. A dental exam with your...
Cushing’s Disease in Horses
The following content may contain Chewy links. PetMD is operated by Chewy. What Is Cushing's Disease in Horses?Also known as pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction (PPID), Cushing’s disease is the most common endocrine disorder diagnosed in horses. Although Cushing’s disease in horses carries the same name as an similar disorder that affects people and dogs, the disease process is different...
Horse Body Condition Scoring
Palamino horse