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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 […]

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 Education Day 2014

Equine Education Day 2014

Published: Dec 23rd, 2013

Join the UF College of Veterinary Medicine and Sunshine Region Pony Club on Jan. 11, 2014 for a day of equine education!

West Nile Virus: Transmission, Diagnosis and Prevention

Published: Oct 1st, 2012

The last two weeks of September and the first two weeks of October usually represent the highest activity for mosquitoes in North Florida. Click to read about West Nile Virus transmission, diagnosis and prevention.

Equine Gestation Timeline

Published: Apr 16th, 2012

First Trimester Day 0: Date of Ovulation Days 14-16: Initial pregnancy ultrasound and evaluate for twins Day 18: Additional ultrasound examination may be needed for evaluation of twins Days 25-30: […]

Our Facilities

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 […]

Does my horse need psyllium or a supplement if I feed him good-quality hay?

Published: Mar 7th, 2012

We might not have a good answer for every situation. The reason is that certain horses might be at greater risk than others because they are less discriminating eaters than other horses or have an underlying digestive disorder that predisposes them to impactions. The other important issue is sand access.

Animal Airwaves

Published: Feb 17th, 2012

Animal Airwaves – Live is a one-hour call-in radio program hosted by the experts at the UF Veterinary Hospitals on Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM every Saturday at 1 p.m. The call-in […]



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 […]