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PO Box 767

Chester, VT 05143 US

802-875-5445

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Welcome to Upper Valley Equine Services, LLC

Full Ambulatory Equine Veterinary Practice in Chester, VT
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Upper Valley Equine Services is an ambulatory equine veterinary practice based out of Chester, VT. Our practice covers parts of VT, NH, and MA by appointment and also offers 24/7 emergency coverage. We strive to provide high quality veterinary care to all ages, breeds, and disciplines of horses and donkeys. In order to best care for your horse we emphasize the importance of client education and preventative medicine. Rest assured, that the care and treatment of your horse will be provided by a veterinarian that has undergone equine specific training. We will also be happy to provide preventative medicine to other large animal species on a case-by-case basis. Building client relationships is important to us. Please feel free to contact us anytime if you have questions or concerns about the care of your horses. Their health is important to us and we will make ourselves available to address your concerns.   

Dr. Kristen Clapp
Upper Valley Equine Services, LLC | 802-875-5445

PO Box 767
Chester, VT 05143

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  • About Us

    UVES is owned and operated by Dr. Kristen Clapp. Kristen is from Long Island, NY where she was brought up riding and showing hunter/jumpers. She trained and owned her off the track Thoroughbred “Puck” for about 15 years. It was through riding and growing up working on a small farm on LI that Kristen learned at a very young age that she wanted to devote her career to veterinary medicine. 

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Testimonials

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  • "congratulations and we're wishing you all the best, good to know you'll be in our barn again Peter and Gretchen in Surry NH"
    Gretchen V.
  • "Kristen and Penny came out today for routine care for my three geldings. Can’t recommend them enough! They both took care of my tribe like they are members of their own. Always nice to work with a vet who takes the time to explain what they are finding and how they will correct it. Thanks Kristen and Penny!"
    Leanne R.

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Please call or email us between the hours of 8am-5pm, Monday-Friday. If we are on the road or on the phone assisting other customers your call or email will be returned as quickly as possible. Emergency calls will be returned promptly.