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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 […]

Summer Tips for Horse & Large Animal Owners

Published: May 17th, 2013

Click on the link for helpful tips to keep your horses and large animals cool and safe in the summer months.

Horse Owner Alert: Pythiosis

Published: May 2nd, 2013

We have experienced a recent increase in horses being admitted to the UF Large Animal Hospital with a diagnosis of cutaneous pythiosis, an infectious disease caused by the pathogen Pythium insidiosum, which leads to granulating skin lesions.

Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Equine Herpesvirus

Published: Mar 6th, 2013

Information provided by the UF Large Animal Medicine Service. If you suspect your horse has equine herpesvirus, contact the UF Large Animal Hospital or your veterinarian. What is Equine Herpesvirus? […]

Success Story: Laryngeal Hemiplegia

Published: Mar 5th, 2013

Can you tell the difference between exercise intolerance in a horse and normal fatigue after a workout? Subtle symptoms can speak volumes about an underlying problem. Read about Courtney and her Warmblood, Andy, who was brought to UF for diagnosis and treatment of a laryngeal problem.

February 27, 2013 – EHV-1 Outbreak Information

Published: Feb 27th, 2013

February 27, 2013 – In a recent announcement from the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, five additional horses that are linked to the HITS Show in Ocala have tested positive for EHV-1 wild type. Click to view the most recent announcements from the FDACS – Division of Animal Industry.

EHV-1 Information Seminar from UF Veterinary Hospitals

Published: Feb 25th, 2013

Join us on Tuesday, February 26, 2013 for a free evening seminar for information that horse owners should know about EHV. Click on the link for more information.

February 25, 2013 – EHV-1 Update From UF Veterinary Hospitals

Published: Feb 25th, 2013

February 25, 2013 – We are happy to report that so far, no new cases of equine herpesvirus myeloencephalopathy (EHM) have presented. With the full support of his owners, the index case is responding well to aggressive treatment and is stable at this time. Click for more information.

February 22, 2013 – EHV-1 Information From UF Veterinary Hospitals

Published: Feb 22nd, 2013

February 22, 2013 – A horse from the HITS Ocala show grounds has been confirmed positive for equine herpesvirus myeloencephalopathy (EHV-1 neurologic disease) and has been quarantined in our equine isolation facility since admission. Click on the link for more information.