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Dr. Chris Sanchez Equine Veterinarian

Equine & Large Animal Veterinary Care

The primary goal of the UF Large Animal Hospital in Gainesville, Florida is to improve your animal’s quality of life through comprehensive care and state-of-the-art diagnostics and treatment options. Click to learn more.

Colic Care at UF Large Animal Hospital

Colic Care at UF

The veterinarians at UF have developed a surgical colic program that has reduced postoperative complications, increased short and long-term survival, and improved the long-term quality of life for horses after colic surgery.

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UF Supports Time To Ride

Time To Ride is designed to connect American families, specifically moms, to horse opportunities in their local area. We hope you find it helpful in making first, second, or third steps towards a horse experience.

UF Equine Lameness Dr. Alison Morton

UF Equine Lameness & Imaging Service

Our wide range of diagnostic modalities, treatment options and veterinary specialists allow us to handle the most challenging lameness issues with a treatment plan specifically designed for your horse.

Mariah's Boon treated at UF Large Animal Hospital

Stallion treated at UF is now true model horse

An American Drum stallion named Mariah’s Boon was treated in Gainesville at UF in 2009 and is now the 2012 Celebration Breyer Horse. Click on the link to watch the video.


Equine Breeding Done Right

Located just 40 miles north of Ocala, the center of Florida’s horse breeding industry, our reproduction veterinarians are dedicated to providing 24/7 reproduction management for your mares and stallions.

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Botulism in Horses & Other Mammals

Botulism is a disease caused by ingestion of botulinum toxin, one of the most potent toxins known. It can affect all mammals, however horses are one of the most susceptible species. Click to learn more about botulism.


UF/IFAS Equine Manure Management Summit 2014

For horse farms owners and managers: Learn about composting and pasture management, the FDACS and FDEP equine BMP manuals and farm legislation, take a farm tour featuring farms using the manual, on-farm composting, and more!


Referring Veterinarian Appreciation Day 2014

We invite veterinarians to join us Saturday, June 21, 2014 for our annual Referring Veterinarian Appreciation Day at the UF Veterinary Hospitals in Gainesville, Florida.

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