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Success Story: Wonder’s Recovery from Pericarditis & Pleuropneumonia

Published: December 1st, 2015

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

Poisonous Pasture Plants

Published: October 19th, 2015

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

Published: June 17th, 2015

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 […]

Name that Foal Contest Winner

Published: May 26th, 2015

Congratulations to five-year-old Cailyn for being the winner of our Name That Foal Contest this year! The filly, also named Cailyn, was part of the annual “Name That Foal” contest […]

Tristar Equine Issues Voluntary Recall of Gastrotec

Published: March 19th, 2015

Tristar Equine Marketing, LLC is voluntarily recalling all lots of Gastrotec down to the consumer level.

I had a great experience at the UF large animal hospital

Published: February 27th, 2015

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.

Zebu recuperating at home after treatment at UF for kidney injury

Published: January 26th, 2015

Zebu recuperating at home after treatment at UF for kidney injury A family’s beloved pet miniature zebu is recuperating at his home after receiving life-saving hemodialysis treatment for severe kidney […]

FDA Issues Warning Letters for Unapproved Omeprazole Drugs Marketed for Use in Horses

Published: January 6th, 2015

These products have not been reviewed by the FDA for safety and effectiveness. FDA testing also revealed that several of these products contained higher or lower levels of omeprazole than stated on their labels.

Equine Reproduction: Behavior & Transition Phases

Published: September 23rd, 2014

Do you know why horses are called “seasonal breeders”? Audrey Kelleman, DVM, DACT, explains the seasonal transitions for broodmares.

Call for Volunteers in Fly Bait Study at Equine Facilities

Published: July 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.