The UF Veterinary Hospital at WEC: Equine Care

Our goal at UF Veterinary Hospital at WEC is to offer top-notch veterinary care for performance horses and their owners. Our distinguished, board-certified veterinarians specialize in sports medicine, diagnostic imaging, and rehabilitation. Utilizing the highest standards and advanced equipment, we ensure early and accurate diagnosis and treatment for performance-limiting issues in horses.

With locations at the World Equestrian Center in Ocala and the University of Florida in Gainesville, we provide comprehensive care through a full-service equine specialty referral hospital. We strive for optimal collaboration with horse owners, trainers, agents, and veterinarians to deliver the best possible care for your horse.

Photo of the UF Vet Med WEC Team
Equine sports medicine specialists at the UF Veterinary Hospital at World Equestrian Center in Ocala offer a wide range of diagnostic and treatment services to horses on-site at WEC as well as from the local Marion County community.

Equine Services

Diagnostic Imaging

· Dynamic endoscopy
· CT scan
· PET scan
· Digital radiography (X-rays)
· Digital ultrasonography
· Thermography
· Airway endoscopy
· Gastroscopy

diagnostic image

Ophthalmology Services

· Treatment of corneal ulcers and other corneal disorders
· Diagnostic ophthalmology
· Cataract diagnosis
· Recurrent uveitis diagnosis and therapy
· Glaucoma diagnosis and therapy
· Latest therapy for squamous cell carcinoma & sarcoid
· Ophthalmic pre-purchase examinations

Dr. Plummer examining a horse's eye

Performance Horse Evaluations

Our team of specialists are board certified in Equine Sports Medicine and experienced performance horse veterinarians. We are well versed in the demands of each individual horse sport, and offer a range of treatments and aids to ensure that your horse performs at their best.

· Lameness
· Lameness Locator®
· Purchase
· Poor performance
· Neurologic
· Respiratory
· Gastrointestinal
· Telemetric EKG

morton and horse

Regenerative and Biological Therapies

· Platelet rich plasma (PRP)
· Mesenchymal stem cells

tendon injection

Location and Contact Information:
1156 NW 81st Terrace Road
Ocala, FL 34482
(352) 414-3858

Equine Care Hours of Operation:
Monday – Saturday
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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