Equine Veterinary Service
State-of-the-art patient care in a resourceful setting. We are open 24/7 every day of the year for emergency and critical care cases, including neonatal intensive care and high-risk pregnancies.
NC State’s Equine Veterinary Service is located in the Farm and Equine Veterinary Medical Center at NC State’s Veterinary Hospital. Our services specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of medical and surgical disorders in horses. The Equine Health Center at Southern Pines is a satellite facility offering expanded services.
Our services are supported by up-to-date diagnostic procedures, including body ultrasound; endoscopy of the respiratory system, stomach and bladder; and high resolution radiography, CT scan and MRI techniques. Board-certified specialists, experienced residents, dedicated licensed veterinarian technicians and our supervised students work together to provide the best available emergency care, diagnostic procedures, and hospitalization.
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CVM Seeing High Number of Equine Fungal Eye Infections
The NC State Veterinary Hospital’s equine ophthalmology service reports treating an increased number of horses with eye infections caused by fungi. Fungal keratitis can develop after an injury to the cornea. It is common in horses, but the high frequency of cases seen during the past few weeks is unusual, said Brian Gilger, CVM professor
Tiny Cellular Worlds, Big Medical Breakthrough
They’re called “mini guts,” and they are a leap forward in the study and prevention of devastating intestinal diseases in horses. Researchers at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine have successfully isolated and recreated the innermost layer of a horse’s intestine using stem cells. All the intricate nooks and crannies of intestinal cells can
Equine Infectious Anemia Case Confirmed in North Carolina
A mule in Johnston County has tested positive for equine infectious anemia, according to a release from the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. It is the first documented case in the state since 2005. The North Carolina Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory discovered the infection after a routine blood test. The case was confirmed
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of care to horse owners, trainers, and producers. With your help,
NC State’s new Equine and Farm Animal Veterinary Center will
set a new standard for equine and farm animal health.