Cierra Riffle DVM
(503) 403- 9617
Proudly serving Portland, Oregon and surrounding areas.
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- Wellness Exams
- New Foal Exams
- Perinatal & Neonatal Care
- Vaccinations and De-worming
- Power-float Dental Work
- Nutrition Consultation
- Lameness diagnosis and treatment
- Pre-purchase Examinations
- Field surgeries including castrations
- Laboratory Tests as needed
- Any Equine Emergency you may encounter
Cierra Riffle grew up riding Hunter Jumper horses. Now the Beaverton veterinarian takes care of them.
recent vet school grad spends her days driving a truck stocked with
medicine and equipment from farm to farm, tending to colic, cuts and
newborn foals. Her mobile practice,
"It's always fun to get that call at 2 in the morning to go check out the new foal," Riffle said.
Founder: Dr. Cierra Riffle
Service: Beaverton-based mobile veterinary practice that specializes in performance horse medicine.
In Riffle's words: "I always knew I wanted to open my own practice. I just didn't know it would be this soon."
launched the practice in 2011 in Montana, but moved the business to
Beaverton earlier this year when her fiance landed a job at Intel.
region's equestrian scene, with a weekly summer show circuit and
sprawling farms that dot the valley, excites Riffle. Still, as she
builds her business, she doesn't focus exclusively on the sport.
She sees dogs and cats, and the occasional sheep, goat and llama, too.
Meanwhile, her fiance helps her with bookwork, a side of the business she didn't learn about in veterinary school, she said.
"I just wanted to get in my own truck and go to my own farms," Riffle said, "and go to clients that love me."
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Vet starts mobile-equine practice
"Cierra Riffle, owner of Peak Performance Equine, is assisted by
Chuck Dedeker as she prepares to sedate a 2-year-old horse during a home
"I'm set up to do work cordlessly in the field," she said Riffle grew up
around horses in California where her aunt trains hunter jumpers. "I've
seen everything here from horses used for barrel racing
to those that are pets, 32-year-old horse that stayed home when the kids
went to college. It's the whole spectrum, which is fun."
Details: Peak Performance Equine Ambulatory Veterinary Services
California native Cierra Riffle, a veterinarian specializing in
equine medicine, doesn't wait for her patients to come in with ailments
or for routine care. Instead, she goes to them.She recently started her business, Peak Performance Equine, a mobile-veterinary service."I
love working outside with the animals, it's what I've always wanted to
do," said Riffle. "Instead of an owner having to load a horse up in a
trailer and bring them in, I can go to them."Riffle graduated
from Cal Poly State University with a bachelor's degree in animal
science and a minor in equine science. She earned a doctorate of
veterinary medicine degree from the Atlantic Veterinary College on
Prince Edward Island, Canada. Riffle served as an intern at Alamo
Pintado Equine Medical Center in Los Olivos, Calif. Shortly after
completion of her internship she moved to Great Falls to open her own
equine ambulatory practice."I've received some referrals from other vets in the area and people are finding my website," she said Her services include:
» Wellness exams
» Vaccinations and de-worming
» Power-float dental work
» Nutrition consultation
» Lameness diagnosis and treatment
» Pre-purchase examinations
» Field surgeries, including castrations
» Laboratory tests as needed
» Equine emergencies
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