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Equine Extended Care Service

Equine Extended Care Service

Published: Jun 29th, 2016

Your First Choice for Long-term Healing at the University of Florida The UF Large Animal Hospital is pleased to announce an exciting new service exclusively for our clients. As of […]

First Aid Checklist

Published: May 27th, 2016

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

Equine Vaccination and Parasite Control

Equine Vaccination and Parasite Control

Published: Mar 11th, 2016

Developing a Vaccination and Deworming Program for the Adult Horse By Amanda House, DVM, DACVIM Vaccination Routine vaccination is a critical component of developing a health maintenance program for horses. […]

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 […]

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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.

EPM

EPM

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.

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 […]