I was able to bring clients and patients into exam rooms, and I helped prepare animals for surgery, restrained animals when needed, weighed the animals, kept things clean, and other tasks assigned by the vet.
The best part of this Field Period was learning to give injections, observe appointments, and having my first large animal experience.
My time was spent uploading MBC Stables' financial info. into a Quickbooks computer accounting program, creating descriptive profiles on each horse for future marketing purposes, and assisting in daily stable chores.
Attending the horse auction at the Meadowlands in East Rutherford, N.J. showed me how much money is involved in the racehorse industry as well as how to successfully market a horse.