Welcome To James River Equine Services!

James River Equine Services is an exclusively equine veterinary practice in central Virginia.Dr. Jeff Shane started James River Equine in 1998 to provide compassionate, high quality, on farm veterinary care to horses.  The practice area includes Albemarle, Fluvanna, Buckingham, Nelson and the surrounding counties. (See Map)


Services include all aspects of equine veterinary care including lameness evaluations, breeding, radiology, ultrasonography, field surgery and medicine, 24hr emergency care and routine vaccinations and dentistry. (See Services)




Complicated cases requiring hospitalization are referred to Blue Ridge Equine Clinic, Mountain View Equine Hospital or to the Veterinary School in Blacksburg, VA.Dr. Shane is a mentor for the Pre-vet Club at the University of Virginia allowing pre-vet students to ride along with him on calls and share his love of veterinary medicine and the horse.

James River Equine Services is committed to the health and welfare of the horse and to strengthening the bond between horse and owner. We believe this is accomplished through quality client education and information. Please let us know what you think of this website. We love to hear from you. (See Contact)