Dedicated to the health & well being of the horse

Veterinary care for horses in Dane County, WI and surrounding areas.

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Four Veterinarians, three staff, over thirty years of experience. Meet the team that's dedicated to your horse's health.

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services provided

From purchase examinations to reproductive work and complementary therapies - we do it all. 

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Competent, compassionate care and excellent client communication and education are the cornerstones on which Irongate Equine Clinic is founded. These principles inspire our staff to offer the best service available in 24 hour emergency care, preventative and general health care, dentistry, internal medicine, lameness diagnosis and reproductive services. Drs. Howard Ketover, Lisa Nesson, Pat Griffin, and Lauren Alderman utilize advanced clinical training and high quality, state of the art equipment including digital radiography, ultrasonography and endoscopy to provide the best in equine exclusive ambulatory care.

Howard Ketover, DVM graduated from Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado in 2002. His professional interests include lameness diagnosis and management, performance horse management and large animal emergency rescue. Lisa Nesson, DVM graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1994. Her professional interests include internal medicine, ophthalmology, dentistry and reproductive health care including foal care. Pat Griffin, DVM, PhD, DACT, also a Colorado State graduate, has a PhD in reproductive physiology from the UW-Madison and is a Board Certified equine reproductive specialist. Dr. Griffin has been in private equine practice for the last 20 years. He has extensive experience in the management of the problem broodmare, management of the mare for artificial insemination with cooled or frozen semen, embryo transfer and the cryopreservation of stallion semen. Lauren Alderman, DVM, CVA, CVSMT graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2017. Her professional interests include preventative care, lameness and sports performance, integrative medicine and equitarian work. Irongate Equine Clinic is proud to serve horses and their owners with a team of veterinarians whose experience and expertise in horses are second to none.