Dr Joan Deetman is an experienced senior Perth horse vet with over 30 years involvement in the equine industry providing her with a solid, thorough knowledge of the industry.

As well as an experienced horse vet, Joan is a very experienced horse stud manager,working for more than 30 years in the horse industry. She has special interests in Sport Horse Medicine and Emergency Equine Medicine.

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  • Offical FEI 3* Endurance Vet & 3* Endurance Treatment Vet
  • FEI Permitted Treating Vet
  • FEI Eventing Veterinarian.
  • Founder of WA Veterinary Emergency Response Inc. (WAVER)
  • Certified in Technical & Large Animal Rescue
  • Endurance Vetting often takes Joan interstate and overseas as well as attending many local competitions.In 2014 Joan applied successfully for the position of Endurance Assistant Team Vet for the World Equestrian Games in Normandy.
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  • Routine procedures e.g. regular drenching, dental care, lameness, ambulatory work, poor performance, pre-purchase exams
  • Digital X-ray system and Ultrasound scanning for reproduction and diagnostics.
  • Emergency care for medical conditions and trauma e.g. colics, injuries
  • Link to more information on working as an FEI Offical Equine Veterinarian


  • Reproductive procedures including ultrasound scanning & pregnancy diagnosis.
  • Field surgery for castrations, minor surgical procedures and trauma care.
  • Medical consultations, lameness examinations, performance investigation.
  • Pre-purchase examinations with x-rays.
  • Large animal euthenasia information CLICK HERE

Horse Treatment Tip Page

Farm Animals

  • Farm animal procedures e.g. sheep & alpaca care & castrations.
  • Small farm animals are also regularly seen. We can provide you with comprehensive advice on care and husbandry of sheep, goats, cattle
  • Simply contact us for information.
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Joan Deetman 2013