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Gastric Ulcers

Gastric Ulcers

Published: Feb 24th, 2016

Gastric Ulcers: Avoidable or Just a Fact of Life?  By Chris Sanchez, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (LAIM) The Problem The prevalence of gastric ulceration in Thoroughbreds in race training varies from […]


Success Story: Equine Choke

Published: Jul 12th, 2013

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

RDF-TV Senior Horses 2012

Senior Horse Care on RFD-TV With UF Large Animal Medicine & Extension Specialist, Dr. Amanda House

Published: Oct 23rd, 2012

Join UF Large Animal Medicine Specialist, Dr. Amanda House, and Merck Animal Health in a special senior horse care program, Merck Senior Horse: Active to Retired – Caring for the Senior Horse on RFD-TV. The program will air on Monday, October 29, 2012 from 8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Equine Medication and Feed

Equine Medication and Other Pets

Published: Sep 24th, 2012

Following the story of Charly, a dog that barely survived after ingesting a horse’s dose of ivermectin, it is important for horse owners to be conscious of the dangers that […]



Published: Sep 12th, 2012

Information provided by Dr. Robert MacKay, Veterinarian of UF Large Animal Medicine, Professor, DACVIM, PhD, BVSc (Dist). Dr. Robert MacKay has been featured in articles about EPM and at the […]

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EPM: Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention

Published: Sep 10th, 2012

EPM stands for equine protozoal myeloencephalitis and is a common neurological disease of horses in the Americas. Learn the clinical signs, causes, and how to help prevent EPM from affecting your horse.

Understanding Recurrent Airway Obstruction (RAO) in the Horse

Understanding Recurrent Airway Obstruction (RAO) in the Horse

Published: Sep 7th, 2012

Information provided by Dr. Amanda House, Veterinarian of UF Large Animal Internal Medicine, Associate Professor, DACVIM, Equine Extension Specialist, and Course Director of the Practice-Based Equine Clerkship Program What is […]

Dr. Mallicote helps Spencer back up as a test of neurologic function

Neurologic Examinations

Published: Jun 22nd, 2012

Some clinical signs of a neurologic disorder are incoordination, abnormal behavior, limb weakness, muscle wasting and head tilt. View photos of Dr. Mallicote and Dr. MacKay performing neurologic tests at UF.

Equine Preventative Health Care

Published: May 9th, 2012

Our Facilities

Our Facilities

Published: Mar 23rd, 2012

The UF Large Animal Hospital provides state-of-the-art veterinary diagnostic and treatment techniques to equine and large animals from Gainesville, Ocala, Jacksonville and all other areas. Contact us to schedule an […]