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Success Story: Laryngeal Hemiplegia

Published: March 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.

EHV-1 Information Seminar from UF Veterinary Hospitals

Published: February 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: February 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: February 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.

Stallion Sperm Analysis From UF Large Animal Reproduction Veterinarian

Published: February 10th, 2013

Dr. Malgorzata Pozor’s research was presented at the American Association of Equine Practitioners 2012 Conference, where she stated that while there are various ways to analyze sperm morphology, some more economical and easier to perform than others.

UF Large Animal Hospital Official Sponsor of Horse Shows in the Park 2013 Canterbury Series

Published: January 24th, 2013

The UF Large Animal Hospital is proud to be the official sponsor and “Veterinarian of Choice” at the Horse Shows in the Park Canterbury series. Click to learn more.

Success Story: Meeting A Challenge

Published: January 23rd, 2013

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.

Success Story of the Month: A Sound Treatment Plan

Published: December 18th, 2012

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.

What should you do if your horse steps on a nail?

Published: December 12th, 2012

Answer provided by UF Equine Lameness & Imaging Director, Dr. Alison Morton.

Horse owner alert: Cribbing and Colic

Published: December 11th, 2012

The UF Large Animal Surgery Service is informing horse owners about the dangers of cribbing, a stable vice that can lead to epiploic foramen entrapment, a type of colic that can cause death if not treated promptly by surgery.