Portraits in equine medicine

Berkley Chesen, DVM, DACVS-LA

When the decision was made to euthanize Barbaro, the 2006 Kentucky Derby winner, the team of equine surgeons laboring for eight months to bring the colt back to soundness and health lost a friend. What is daily life like for a New Mexico equine surgeon without the glare of celebrity?

Solo practitioner Berkley Chesen DVM, DACVS-LA, clocks the hours and miles, but her New Mexico territory spreads far and wide.

Enter Chesen’s world from the comfort of your couch.