Montesano & Tallarico, D.V.M., LLP

305 Old Willets Path
Smithtown, NY 11787


Equine Links

Global Vet Link:

The GVL platform keeps animal owners and livestock producers connected to their veterinarians and animal health records to improve animal wellness and safety, assist in veterinarian communication and ease travel with and transportation of animals.With GVL’s MyVetLink account and app, never lose your animal records or certificates again. See how easy it is to view and download GVL digital health certificates, EIA Coggins tests, veterinary prescriptions and more online animal health records.To join MyVetLink as an animal owner or agent (trainer, stable owner, transporter, show official, etc.), ask your GVL veterinarian to grant you access using your email address.Click on the following link to sign up for myvetlink:

Old Field Farm

The Mission of Old Field Farm, Ltd. is to restore and operate this landmark equestrian parkland in conjunction with Suffolk County Department of Parks, as it was originally intended- as an important venue for equestrian and related community events, education and culture.

Old Field Farm, Ltd. works to have the Old Field Farm County Parkland serve as a living model for Long Island’s equestrian interests past, present and future and the importance of preserving these traditions and culture for the enjoyment of all.

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The latest news and in-depth, veterinarian approved articles on equine health care.

American Association of Equine Practitioners:

This is the official website of the AAEP, American Association of Equine Practitioners for anyone wanting to learn more about horse health. On the home page, go to the Horse Owners section for quality information from the experts in the equine veterinary field.



Delicious, low Sugar, low starch BEET-E-BITES horse treats were developed with the needs of Cushing’s, Insulin Resistant, EMS, EPSM, and other carbohydrate sensitive horses in mind. They are ideal to treat ALL horses!

The Foundation for the Horse

Founded in 1994, The Foundation for the Horse is governed and stewarded by equine veterinarians. Our mission to improve the health and welfare of horses is supported by the expertise of many world-renowned caregivers and researchers, unequaled in their ability to identify the needs of the equine and the most critical health concerns facing the equine population

Purple Haze Standardbred Adoption Program

There is good news on the horizon in the Empire State for Standardbreds who are closing in on the end of their career. Prominent New York philanthropist and noted horse owner Wanda Polisseni has announced that the site of her new Purple Haze Standardbred Adoption Program (PHSAP) is nearing completion!

Standardbred Retirement Foundation

The Standardbred Retirement Foundation (SRF) is a non-profit organization created to care for, rehabilitate and secure lifetime adoption of Standardbred horses both off-track and rescued out of kill pens.

Equicore Concepts:

Equicore Concepts® has been developed from a multidisciplinary approach of therapists, veterinarians, riders and trainers, by adapting and refining human sports medicine, physiotherapeutic, rehabilitation and performance enhancement principles to the horse.

United States Equestrian Federation, Inc (UCEF):

The national governing body for equestrian sport. 

Microchip ID Equine:

When the chip is scanned by law enforcement officials, disaster workers or  veterinarians, a phone call goes into HORSEtrac, the 24/hour disaster and recovery network for horses. Your registered owner information is immediately available. We can scan and place microchips in your horse. Click HERE to register your horse. 

Suzanne Storms:

Custom horse hair jewelry using hair from your horse/pony.

Distinctive Designs by Diana:

Diana has created heirloom keepsake treasures using ribbons earned from Horses, Dogs, Cats, Goats, Cows, Steers, 4H, Music, Swimming and others! Whatever your passion, Diana can turn your accomplishments into a beautiful piece to be treasured forever.

Sue Adler Pottery:

A unique and everlasting way to honor your beloved pet. Each vessel is handcrafted and personalized using a few strands of hair from your horses tail or your pets coat

Succeed Healthy Gut Commitment:

SUCCEED products are designed to support the health of the entire equine digestive tract in the face of modern horse-keeping challenges, training, and competition. 

Veterinarian Information Network:

This practice is a member of the Veterinary Information Network (VIN). As a member of VIN, we have constant access to a vast veterinary medical library and access to an online, worldwide community of over 14,000 veterinarians, including specialists. 

Wiser Concepts Supplements:

Wiser Concepts products are available only through your veterinarian, but ordering is easy. Please contact us to decide on what products will benefit your horse. 

Platinum Performance:

Platinum Performance Equine veterinary therapeutic products provide a source of high quality nutritional formulas based on research and clinical experience. The proper use of preventive and theraputic nutrition can modulate inflammation, reduce pain, improve circulation, promote tissue healing, support immune function, and speed the return of equine athletes to their intended uses. 

To order products recommended by our veterinarians for your horse, you can use Platinum direct dispense.  Our direct dispense ID is TAL

They can be reached at 866-553-2400


UlcerGard is the first and only product proven to prevent Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome (EGUS) also known as stomach ulcers in horses.

The Recovery Village: Equine Therapy in Addiction Treatment

Equine therapy is often an effective part of substance use treatment. As an experiential therapeutic approach, it seeks to bring together people and horses to create positive interactions in a therapeutic setting.

This article examines the concept of equine therapy for drug addiction treatment. How does it work? What is involved and how effective is it?