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Success Story: An Uncommon Procedure for Equines

Published: September 27th, 2013

Read about the uncommon yet simple technique performed by UF Veterinarians that helped Emagine, a 5-year-old warmblood, get back into the ring.

Success Story: Grace’s Colic

Published: September 6th, 2013

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.

Dr. Sanchez: How Pain Impacts Equine Reproduction

Published: August 16th, 2013

Dr. Chris Sanchez of the UF Large Animal Medicine Service, discusses pain and other important factors that affect reproduction in horses in this video from

Technique Developed at UF for Equine Sinus Surgery

Published: July 18th, 2013

A new technique has been developed at UF for bilateral sinus disease in the horse.

Success Story: Equine Choke

Published: July 12th, 2013

Read about the 30-year-old Quarter Horse, Bayla, and her treatment at UF of a condition known as choke.

Success Story: Ethmoid Hematoma

Published: July 12th, 2013

Learn how ethmoid hematomas form and can be treated from Jimmy the Thoroughbred’s experience at the UF Large Animal Hospital.

Cliff’s 30th Birthday

Published: May 8th, 2013

Cliff, our stallion, celebrated his 30th birthday – he’s been a long-time member of the VetMed team!

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.

Success Story: A Friesian Colic

Success Story: A Friesian Colic

Published: March 27th, 2013

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.

Myths & Facts about Equine Regenerative Medicine

Published: March 20th, 2013

As with any new technology or medical advancement, myths about regenerative medicine have surfaced. Scientific studies have shown that some forms of regenerative medicine therapies are safe and have been successful in treating horses.