TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher along with state and local officials will celebrate the Month of the Horse on Thursday by visiting the Mid-Atlantic Equine Medical Center in Ringoes in Hunterdon County. Gov. Philip Murphy signed a proclamation declaring June the Month of the Horse in New Jersey. The horse is the official State Animal.
The Mid-Atlantic Equine Medical Center first opened in 1986 and has become one of the premier equine veterinary hospitals in the country. Over the years, the Center has worked with horses of various breeds and disciplines, including Kentucky Derby and Hambletonian winners and Olympic athletes. The center has a staff of more than 40 dedicated individuals, including board certified specialists in the fields of surgery, internal medicine, rehabilitation and cardiology.
The center has a field service department, whose veterinarians work closely with the specialists as a team, providing quality care at home. The technical staff includes 16 qualified individuals and the center features diagnostic imaging that includes CAT scans and emergency care.
After brief remarks from Secretary Fisher and other dignitaries, they will tour the Mid-Atlantic Equine Medical Center facility.
Secretary Fisher will celebrate the Month of the Horse at 10 a.m. on Thursday at Mid-Atlantic Equine Medical Center, 40 Frontage Road, Ringoes, NJ 08551.
— New Jersey Department of Agriculture