Coming home to find your horse down and in pain is a worst nightmare for any horse owner. Read Dawn Cucinotta’s story about Grace’s life-saving colic surgery at UF.
Read about the 30-year-old Quarter Horse, Bayla, and her treatment at UF of a condition known as choke.
Learn how ethmoid hematomas form and can be treated from Jimmy the Thoroughbred's experience at the UF Large Animal Hospital.
A bout with colic took Watse, a 600-kg Fresian, out of the ring for more than nine months. Click to read the story of the emergency surgery that saved Watse’s life.
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.
When Challenger, a LaMancha goat, was diagnosed with a broken elbow at four days old, his options were limited. Bandages and splints helped stabilize the fractured bone, but the tendons contracted in the process. Learn about the care made available through the UF Large Animal Hospital that eventually saved his life and led to a complete recovery.
What happens when your young or middle-aged horse develops lameness? Follow the lameness treatment plan of Roanie, the 13-year-old Quarter Horse, who developed navicular disease.
Neonatal foal diseases can appear suddenly and can also be fatal. Read the story of Zara, the Arabian that was diagnosed with an infectious disease that is the most common cause of death in newborn foals.
When breeding goats, kids can seem fine one minute and become an emergency situation the next. Read the story of Maddy-Lynn, the LaMancha goat, who was rushed to the UF Large Animal Hospital on the day she was born for a life-saving emergency.
When Wilbur began feeling uncomfortable in his career as a hunter, his pain couldn't be pinpointed. X-rays and ultrasounds showed no evidence of a problem and on the circuit it was difficult to isolate a cause. Click to find out how UF diagnosed and started treatment in one visit.