Ensure you have the very best advice before making a decision at the New Zealand Bloodstock or overseas yearling sales. Whether you are embarking on investing in bloodstock for the first time or are an experienced agent, our team of highly experienced veterinarians will help you to avoid potential future problems or needlessly missing out on a good horse because of a minor issue. These critical assessments require a level of expertise only gained after many years of practice, which is why we utilise our most experienced team at the sales. Waikato Equine Veterinary Centre is always in attendance at the NZ sales in numbers, offering you the best and most experienced veterinary support available.

In addition, obtaining the highest quality radiographs is vital when it comes to decision-making on management (including possible surgery) for your weaning, yearling or ready-to-run horse, going to the sales. The sales team at Waikato Equine Veterinary Centre, led by Dr Alec Jorgensen, will deliver the information you need in experienced, common sense terms.
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DOUGLAS BLACK
A Director of Waikato Equine Veterinary Centre (A division of Hamilton Veterinary Services) since 1992. Doug has 25 years of sales work experience in both NZ and Australia, complemented by working day in and day out with top race horses and stables in NZ. Doug has been involved in the purchase of some of the best horses to race in NZ, in the last 15 years and he specialises in the performance issues of young thoroughbreds. Contact: 027 499 5235

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ALEC JORGENSEN
With a background of residency training in equine sports medicine and lameness in the USA, and a Diplomate of the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners Equine Specialty; Alec joined Waikato Equine Veterinary Centre (A division of Hamilton Veterinary Services) in 2005. Since then he has had principle responsibility for Sales horses within the practice. With an emphasis on quality, consistency and integrity; few veterinarians in Australasia would annually take, review and report on, as many weanling and yearling radiographs as Alec. Contact 027 447 1813

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GREG QUINN
A registered Specialist and European Boarded Diplomate in Equine Surgery; Greg joined Waikato Equine Veterinary Centre (A division of Hamilton Veterinary Services) in 2011. His caseload is principally composed of surgical and non-surgical orthopedic and upper airway issues of the elite thoroughbred, coupled with his strong academic background, this adds a vital component of the team. Contact 027 450 8010

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RONAN COSTELLO
Having worked with performance horses in the USA and Ireland before moving to New Zealand in 2005, Ronan has an extensive knowledge in thoroughbred racing and sales. He has been attending the yearling sales in Karaka and Australia for the past 10 years. Ronan is a member of the NZB Endoscopy panel, working at both the ready to run sales and the national yearling sales. Attending weanling, yearling and breeze up sales, allows him the opportunity to advise on both pinhooking and race horse purchases. Ronan routinely performs pre-purchase examinations for Hong Kong, Australia, Singapore and other racing jurisdictions. Contact 0275673212

 
 

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