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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Grad Student’s Groundbreaking Equine Research Garners Funding
NC State College of Veterinary Medicine graduate student Jessica Gilbertie is the winner of the 2018 Elaine and Bertram Klein Career Development Award from the Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation. The award provides a one-year salary supplement of $15,000 for promising equine medicine researchers. Gilbertie, cited for her study of platelet lysate therapy for infectious arthritis,
Saving the Life of an Uncommon Friend
She tells you exactly what her horse means to her without saying anything at all. It’s in the way Regina Taggart lightly touches Yogi’s mane, how she pats his stomach and watches his reaction. It’s in her eyes, in glances of love and appreciation reflecting a bond that was unexpected but embraced. Here, there is
Specialty Spotlight: Colic
NC State’s equine program provides expert care for colic at the country’s preeminent center for excellence in treatment. Our colic specialists, widely recognized experts in equine surgery and gastroenterology, work closely with clients to offer the most personalized care for each and every horse with colic. From highly successful surgical and non-surgical treatment approaches, to
Leading Research, Enhancing Care
Collaborating to Advance Equine Wellbeing
Our Equine Health and Farm Animal Programs are committed to
pioneering advances in medical technology and providing the highest level
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.