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Success Stories

The UF Large Animal Hospital features success stories every month, highlighting the veterinary processes for diagnosing and treating equine or other large animal diseases or medical issues. Stories are posted on our website, Facebook and Twitter. Stay tuned for future stories!

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Colic & Lipoma Surgery

When Cowboy the Quarter Horse began to experience colic, his clinical signs led to an emergency surgery at UF.

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One Horse, Several Episodes of Colic

What happens when a horse continues to colic? Read about Wyatt and the preventative colic procedure performed at UF.

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Success Story: Sonny’s Joint Injury

Read about Sonny's diagnosis & treatment of his life-threatening joint injury at UF.

Success Story: Feta the Pygmy Goat

Success Story: Feta the Pygmy Goat

When an ultrasound revealed a uterine mass, Feta the pygmy goat was rushed to UF for a surgical procedure that saved her life.

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Success Story: An Uncommon Procedure for Equines

Read about the uncommon yet simple technique performed by UF Veterinarians that helped Emagine, a 5-year-old warmblood, get back into the ring.

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Success Story: Feta the Pygmy Goat

When an ultrasound revealed a uterine mass, Feta the pygmy goat was rushed to UF for a surgical procedure that saved her life.

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Success Story: Grace’s Colic

Coming home to find your horse down and in pain is a worst nightmare for any horse owner. Read Dawn Cucinotta’s story about Grace’s life-saving colic surgery at UF.

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Success Story: Equine Choke

Read about the 30-year-old Quarter Horse, Bayla, and her treatment at UF of a condition known as choke.

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Success Story: Ethmoid Hematoma

Learn how ethmoid hematomas form and can be treated from Jimmy the Thoroughbred's experience at the UF Large Animal Hospital.

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Success Story: A Friesian Colic

A bout with colic took Watse, a 600-kg Fresian, out of the ring for more than nine months. Click to read the story of the emergency surgery that saved Watse’s life.