Equine Surgical Services, Inc. (ESS), was founded by Dr. Rodrigo Vazquez in 2000. We're is a sports medicine and surgical referral practice that operates out of the Helen Woodward Equine Hospital (HWEH), which is located in Rancho Santa Fe, CA. HWEH is a complete surgical and medical center, equipped to perform the most advanced diagnostic, medical and surgical procedures; including but not limited to:
HWEH is stocked with a full line of surgical implants to provide fracture repair for most situations.
Our hospital is equipped with one of only two swimming pool recovery systems on the west coast. This allows Dr. Vazquez to safely recover fracture repair patients after their surgeries. Also having 24 hours a day, 7 days a week staff allows prompt attention and intervention for the acute and painful colic patients, offering a complete range of abdominal procedures as soon as they are needed. Dr. Vazquez works with all breeds of horses, with particular emphasis in the dressage and hunter/jumper disciplines.
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