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Success Story: A Friesian Colic

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

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.

Success Story: Laryngeal Hemiplegia

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

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

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.

Success Story: Meeting A Challenge

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.

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