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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N.C. Sees First Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis Case of the Year
A 4-year-old unvaccinated mare in Cumberland County has been euthanized after contracting North Carolina’s first case of Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis this year, the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services reports. A mosquito-borne disease preventable by vaccination, EEE causes inflammation of the brain and spinal cord. It is usually fatal. People, horses and birds
CVM Grad Student Wins National Veterinary Research Award
NC State College of Veterinary Medicine Ph.D. student Amy Stieler Stewart is the winner of the 2019 Boehringer Ingelheim Veterinary Graduate Award for her innovative research using stem cells to treat intestinal injury. Stewart received the honor during last weekend’s National Veterinary Scholars Symposium co-sponsored Boehringer Ingelheim, a pharmaceutical company specializing in human and animal
CVM Surgeon Offers Insight into Early Equine Colic Prevention
When he talks about horse colic, equine surgeon Anthony Blikslager usually talks about antibiotics and biomarkers, about lesions and intestinal-scarring parasites. He talks about twisted bowels and impacted colons and hernias. But in his latest published study, Blikslager steps out of the operating room and into horse stables to talk directly to owners about what
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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.