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Through UF Veterinary Extension, the UF Large Animal Hospital helps keep the Gainesville, Ocala, Jacksonville and surrounding areas informed about the latest updates on equine health. For other information about hospital activities and specialties, view our recent posts below, and be sure to follow us on Facebook and Twitter!

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Veterinary Hospitals Technician Continuing Education Program

Aug 20th, 2014

Join us Saturday October 25, 2014 in Gainesville, Florida for a full day of cutting edge veterinary technician continuing education.

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What to do if a snake bites your horse

Aug 18th, 2014

Snake bites in horses are a fairly common occurrence. Would you know what to do if your horse was affected by a snake bite? We help give some tips on prevention and treatment.

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3-Minute Survey: How Big is the Equine Industry in Ocala/Marion County?

Aug 12th, 2014

CALLING: All equine breeds, equine businesses, farms, training centers, equine events, shows or sales - hosts & participants, horse owners and breeders, equine support businesses, business leaders.

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Arabian Horse Study to Combat Obesity & Laminitis in Horses

Jul 25th, 2014

Arabian Horse Owners: We are asking your help to combat obesity and laminitis in horses!

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Call for Volunteers in Fly Bait Study at Equine Facilities

Jul 23rd, 2014

A new house fly bait is coming onto the market. It is a unique chemistry with a new, slow-acting mode of action.

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UF Veterinary Technician Continuing Education Program

Jul 21st, 2014

Join us Saturday October 25, 2014 in Gainesville, Florida for a full day of cutting edge veterinary technician continuing education.

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Update on EPM Medication Reactions

Jun 11th, 2014

Update on seven horses admitted on May 6, 2014 with signs of accidental overdose of the EPM drug pyrimethamine.

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Name That Foal Contest Winner

Jun 2nd, 2014

Congratulations to Echo for being a winner of the Name That Foal Contest this year! The foal was named Titan by Echo - and the name was fitting!

UF Equine Surgery Resident Dr. Andrew Smith

Large Animal Surgery Resident Honored By Clinician Group

May 20th, 2014

Our surgery resident, Dr. Andrew Smith, was selected from all veterinary residents in North America to win the award.

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NOW OPEN – Equine Sports Performance Complex

May 20th, 2014

The Equine Sports Performance Complex is now available for performance evaluations!