University Veterinary Equine

Board-Certified Specialists in Equine Veterinary Dentistry

Dental and Sinus Surgery, Advanced Endoscopy, and More

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Apryle Horbal, VMD, MPhil, MRCVS, DAVDC-EQ

Dr. Apryle Horbal is a Veterinary Medical Doctor, Board-Certified Specialist in Equine Veterinary Dentistry, Diplomate of the American Veterinary Dental College – Equine, and Member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons. Dr. Horbal received her Bachelor of Arts cum laude in Biological Basis of Behavior in 2007 from the University of Pennsylvania. She then went on to qualify for her Veterinariae Medicinae Doctoris, also from the University of Pennsylvania in 2011. Upon completion of this veterinary degree, she went on to complete an internship in large animal medicine, surgery and ambulatory practice at Texas A&M University’s Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital in 2012.  Dr. Horbal completed a residency in Equine Dentistry at the University of Edinburgh from 2013-2016, where she also received her Master of Philosophy degree via research thesis into the infundibular defects of equine maxillary cheek teeth.  She recently became the youngest board-certified specialist in Equine Veterinary Dentistry in the USA, and also serves on the Pennsylvania State Board of Veterinary Medicine.

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Equine dentistry is one of the most important yet often overlooked or incorrectly performed health practices we can provide for our horses.


Airway Investigation

The teeth are very closely connected to the horse’s airways, and we are equipped to properly investigate many different symptoms.


Dynamic Endoscopy

A Dynamic Endoscope allows veterinarians to see the airway and how it is functioning while the horse is at work.


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