The Horse

MAR 2019

The Horse:Your Guide To Equine Health Care provides monthly equine health care information to horse owners, breeders, veterinarians, barn/farm managers, trainer/riding instructors, and others involved in the hands-on care of the horse.

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NVA partners with over 600 flourishing General PracƟce Hospitals, Pet Resorts, Specialty and ER Hospitals, and now Equine Hospitals in the US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. Our veterinarians provide a full range of medical and surgical services, and our passionate, visionary local hospital and pet resort leaders embody NVA's unique entrepreneurial spirit. We'd be more than happy to talk through your quesƟons and concerns. You can reach us at 888.767.7755 | acquisiƟ As you begin considering your opƟons for selling your pracƟce, it's important to find a partner aligned with your values, respecƞul of the individuality of what you've built, and equipped to grow your business, while your team and culture remain intact. Ask around to find out which buyers have the best reputaƟon for invesƟng in the animal health care profession, and the equine community specifically. Is it the right culture fit for your team? 01 NO. Because selling your pracƟce is such a personal decision, you'll want to understand what types of opƟons are available, and to what level they can tailor the terms to meet your needs. Y O U R O P T I O N S : • Selling 100% or staying onboard in a joint venture • Providing the opportunity for your associates to buy in • Selling your property or renƟng it to the buyer NO. Do the partnership options make sense? 02 As you contemplate transiƟoning your business, you'll want to know every aspect is covered. Seek out a partner with a dedicated team seasoned in everything from markeƟng and recruiƟng, to IT, HR, accounƟng, taxes, legal and more. Ask about access to capital for new equipment and renovaƟons as well. NO. How comprehensive are the support services? 03 3 Questions to ask as you enter discussions with potential partners. What's your vision for the future of your practice?

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