ABOUT US

  • Equine Medical L.L.C. is the only group practice in west Michigan that is dedicated exclusively to providing veterinary care to horses.
  • We are staffed with three full time equine veterinarians and a full support staff, all dedicated to the well being of our patients and clients.
  • We have a state of the art equine facility, complete with a surgical suite, four hospital stalls, in house laboratory, and a compliment of diagnostic capabilities including radiography, ultrasound, endoscopy, and thermography.
  • All of our veterinarians and staff members have owned or exhibited horses.
  • All of our veterinarians and technical staff are required to attend at least 15 hours of continuing education annually to maintain employment.
  • To promote excellent equine health care, we offer our own Wellness Program.

Meet the Doctors

 

Jeffrey D. Bunn D.V.M. Dr. Bunn is a 1990 graduate of Michigan State University College of Veterinary
Medicine. He established Equine Medical LLC in 1995 and was joined by Dr. Rubie in 1997. He has been Adjunct Associate Professor for the MSU College of  Veterinary Medicine since 1999, where he participates in the training of future veterinarians during several 3 week periods during the year.  

Dr. Bunn has special interest in Podiatry which entails hoof lameness and treatments. He also enjoys practicing dentistry, especially oral disease & treatments. He has owned and exhibited horses for 37 years. His current hobbies include running and fly fishing. 

 


Stephanie S. Rubie D.V.M. Dr. Rubie received her bachelor's degree in Economics from the University of Michigan in 1988 and her DVM degree from Michigan State University in 1994. She is a lifelong resident of the Grand Rapids area where she actively showed hunters as a junior rider. While she practices all aspects of equine veterinary medicine, she has a special interest in reproduction and acupuncture. She was trained in Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine at The Chi Institute near Ocala, FL in 2010.  If you are interested in integrating Eastern and Western philosophy in the care of your horse, feel free to contact Dr. Rubie.

In her free time, she stays fit running and walking her canine companions, traveling with her husband and family and, most recently, getting back in the saddle and learning to play polo!

 


Associate
Todd E. Shaarda D.V.M.
Dr. Shaarda is a 2001 graduate of Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine. He joined Equine Medical LLC immediately following graduation and has been an integral part of our team ever since.

Dr. Shaarda has taken his level of expertise in Ophthalmology to a new level by attending many continuing education courses over the last 14 years. He also enjoys performing surgery and ultrasonography. In his spare time, he likes to spend time with his family and ride reining horses.