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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 […]

Stallion treated at UF is now true model horse

Published: Jan 6th, 2014

An American Drum stallion named Mariah’s Boon was treated in Gainesville at UF in 2009 and is now the 2012 Celebration Breyer Horse. Click on the link to watch the video.

Equine Reproduction Tips

Published: Jan 22nd, 2013

Every week, the UF Large Animal Hospital Facebook page features a Tip of the Week provided by UF College of Veterinary Medicine Veterinarians. Click to read four tips from the veterinarians of the UF Large Animal Reproduction Service.

Showy Crotalaria and Horses

Published: Nov 5th, 2012

Showy crotalaria is a plant that grows wild in Florida and is toxic to horses and other farm animals. Click to learn more about how it can affect your animals and the clinical signs to watch for.

Eastern Equine Encephalitis

Published: Jul 18th, 2012

Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) has been detected in Alachua County recently. The current hot, humid conditions are very conducive to EEE infection because they support the development of abundant mosquito populations. Read the facts about EEE for horse owners from UF Large Animal Veterinarian, Dr. Robert MacKay.

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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 […]



Published: Feb 1st, 2012

Contact us to schedule an appointment. Ovariectomy Ovariectomy is indicated for the removal of a diseased ovary. It is most often performed in mares that have a suspected or confirmed […]

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 […]


Published: Jan 19th, 2012

Contact us to schedule an appointment. Video: Equine Cryptorchidectomy Equine Cryptorchidism Cryptorchidism is a well-known and common disorder in horses. It has been documented in all breeds, although quarter horse […]