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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 […]

State Veterinarian Releases Interactive Equine Disease Map

State Veterinarian Releases Interactive Equine Disease Map

Published: Jun 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 […]

Round bale netting

Horse Owner Alert: Dangers with round bale netting

Published: Sep 13th, 2012

Recently, two horses from the same farm came to the UF Large Animal Hospital about two days apart showing the same clinical signs of colic. Both horses had surgery at the UF Large Animal Hospital and each had an identical hard impaction in the large colon.



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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Geriatric horse care

Published: Apr 24th, 2012

While there are many tests that can be performed to assess a horse’s condition, horse owners should be proactive in their aging horse’s health care in order to prevent health problems from worsening and allow your horse to age as comfortably as possible. Read recommendations from the veterinarians at the UF Large Animal Hospital.

Equine Gestation Timeline

Published: Apr 16th, 2012

First Trimester Day 0: Date of Ovulation Days 14-16: Initial pregnancy ultrasound and evaluate for twins Day 18: Additional ultrasound examination may be needed for evaluation of twins Days 25-30: […]

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 […]

UF Geriatric Horse Care

Geriatric Horse Care

Published: Mar 3rd, 2012

Read recommendations from the University of Florida equine and large animal veterinarians on senior and geriatric horse care, including nutrition, body condition and weight loss information, hoof care and more.

Animal Airwaves

Published: Feb 17th, 2012

Animal Airwaves – Live is a one-hour call-in radio program hosted by the experts at the UF Veterinary Hospitals on Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM every Saturday at 1 p.m. The call-in […]

Nephrosplenic Space Ablation

Nephrosplenic Space Ablation

Published: Jan 19th, 2012

Contact us to schedule an appointment. The Surgical Process: Nephrosplenic Space Ablation Nephrosplenic space ablation is a hand-assisted laparoscopic procedure that is used to prevent recurrence of large colon entrapment […]