Horse & Girl

When It’s Time to Call the Vet

No one knows your horse better than you do. Identifying subtle changes will help improve communication with your veterinarian should an issue arise.  

Mr. Pollack, Bandit, and Dr. McCarrel

Success Story: Overcoming the Challenges of Fracture Repair and Rehabilitation

Read about Bandit, a 12-year-old Paso Fino gelding, who underwent fracture repair surgery and extensive postoperative care at the UF Large Animal Hospital.

Equine Extended Care Service at UF

The UF Large Animal Hospital has launched an exciting new service exclusively for our clients.

Macrolide-Induced Hyperthermia in Foals

UF veterinarians conducted a study and found that erythromycin, which is used to treat bacterial infections, disrupts the foals’ ability to sweat. Owners and caretakers should take precautions.

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Success Story: Wonder’s Recovery from Pericarditis & Pleuropneumonia

Read about the 7-year-old Tennessee Walking Horse, Wonder, and her recovery from pericarditis and pleuropneumonia at UF.

Poisonous Pasture Plants

Be watchful of these potentially toxic pasture plants and make sure your horse, cattle, goats, poultry, and dogs do not have access to them.

State Veterinarian Releases Interactive Equine Disease Map

State Veterinarian Releases Interactive Equine Disease Map

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has released a new webmap to track equine diseases. Florida’s Equine Reportable Disease Map is an interactive way to look at disease occurrence […]

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What our clients have to say:

I had a great experience at the UF large animal hospital

Iris came to the clinic with lameness in her back and hind limb. The exam was very thorough, by examining her and riding her in the fabulous new riding ring at the clinic.