Veterinary Assistant for Reproduction Specialist:

Rhinebeck Equine is growing!  We are now hiring for a permanent, full time veterinary assistant to work with our Equine Reproduction Specialist.

Would you like to be part of the team that has a hand in breeding the next horse racing champion, or superstar of the show ring? Are you looking for a supportive, professional environment in which to grow your career? Do you want to make a difference in the health of horses?

If so, read on!

Rhinebeck Equine offers an exciting, fast-paced, and client-centered work environment, complete with a great group of people who are supportive, helpful and goal-oriented.  We offer a competitive wage, excellent benefits package, and continuing education opportunities. 

As reproduction veterinary assistant you will spend the majority of your time assisting in the day to day management of horses on commercial breeding farms. In addition, the applicant will assist in the management of select hospitalized cases.  This may include assisting with the breeding management mares with chilled or frozen semen as well as embryo transfer. Primary requirements will be assisting the veterinarian with medical procedures, carrying equipment and supplies to and from the mobile unit, laboratory work, and stocking the truck with supplies.

Experience with horses and foals is required. Computer skills including word processing, excel and data entry are important but also may be acquired.  Applicants should be compassionate, motivated, organized and detail oriented. Applicant will be required to work Monday through Friday and each week will consist of a minimum for 40 hours per week. Please note that resume submissions without an accompanying cover letter satisfying the criteria above will not be considered.  

If you are interested in joining our dynamic and innovative team, or you have any questions related to the position or requirements, please forward your resume and cover letter to [email protected] 

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those candidates selected for further screening will be contacted.


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  • "Dr. Sotela is fantastic and has always been incredibly kind and patient with my mare, Mira. In May, Mira had to have surgery at the clinic for a soft tissue sequestrum. Dr Gus and the staff were wonderful to deal with."
    Danielle Meenan Heaney
  • "We love Rhinebeck Equine and their vets and staff. They've been our equine vets for about 30 years and we love working with them."
    Thorunn Kristjansdottir
  • "Amazing facility with awesome staff. My friend had a horse who needed surgery and they were awesome the entire time. We hung out in their waiting room. Staff was friendly and talkative, and let us play with their dog. Dr. Gus is a great surgeon!"
    Hanna Gavel