BEH is seeking a full-time veterinary technician to become part of our team. Licensure/Certification is a plus but not a requirement. Duties for this position include the following:

– In-patient Care (monitoring, administering treatments, assisting with procedures, grooming, etc.)

– Assisting with out-patient appointments (greeting/assisting clients, restraint of horses for procedures, jogging horses for lameness exams, aseptic prep of patients for injections and procedures, shooting and processing radiographs, collecting samples for diagnostics, etc.)

– Performing Anesthesia (induction, maintenance, and recovery of patients using both gas and injectable forms of anesthesia)

– Assisting with Surgical Procedures (positioning patients on surgical table, aseptic prep of patients for surgery, opening surgical packs and instruments, assisting surgeon during procedures, cleaning and sterilizing the surgical area and instruments, etc.)

– Laboratory procedures (collection of samples, utilizing in-house machines/equipment to perform basic laboratory techniques, submission of samples to reference labs when applicable, etc.)

– Stall and barn cleaning and maintenance

– Attending academic and case-based rounds sessions

Successful candidates will have previous equine experience and demonstrate proper and safe horse handling techniques. Candidates should have knowledge of equine anatomy and veterinary terminology. As a condition of employment, veterinary technicians must be able to handle the strenuous physical aspects of this position including jogging horses for lameness exams and some heavy lifting (up to 75 lbs.). Good interpersonal skills for interacting with clients and BEH team members are a must. Brown Equine Hospital is an equal opportunity employer.

Please send letters of intent and a resume (including references) to Tina Stanley via e-mail (

Veterinary Technician

Employment Opportunities

Brown Equine Hospital offers an internship position to motivated graduating or practicing veterinarians. The goal of the internship is to provide a valuable learning experience preparing the intern for employment in equine practice or to serve as preparation to enter a residency program. The intern will be responsible for daily assessment and care of inpatients, assisting the clinicians with surgical procedures and anesthesia, and participating in outpatient appointments and emergency service.  

Please address any initial inquiries to Dr. Keith Brown by calling 814-443-3560. Following this initial contact, please send a letter of intent and a resume, including references to…

Brown Equine Hospital
Attention: Dr. Keith Brown
876 Stoystown Road, Suite 2
Somerset, PA 15501

Veterinary Internships

Brown Equine Hospital offers an externship program to highly motivated veterinary students in their third or fourth year of vet school or veterinary technician students enrolled in a technician program. Under the direct supervision of the veterinarians and technicians, the students gain hands-on experience and knowledge in all aspects of equine veterinary care. In addition to elective surgeries and scheduled appointments, Brown Equine Hospital offers a 24-hour emergency service, exposing visiting students to a solid foundation in equine surgery and medicine. Typically, externships are two or three weeks in duration but any length of externship can be arranged.

Please address any initial inquiries to Tina Stanley via e-mail ( Following this initial contact you may be asked to send a letter of intent and a resume to…

Brown Equine Hospital
Attention: Externship
876 Stoystown Road, Suite 2
Somerset, PA 15501

Details regarding housing and transportation arrangements can be discussed with Tina.

Veterinary Student & Veterinary Technician Student Externships