The UF Veterinary Hospital at WEC: Equine Care

Our mission at the UF Veterinary Hospital at WEC is to provide performance horses and their owners with expert and compassionate veterinary care through state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment capabilities. Care is provided by distinguished veterinarians who are board-certified in their areas of expertise including sports medicine, diagnostic imaging and rehabilitation.

Using the highest standards of practice and state-of-the-art equipment and diagnostic modalities, we are able to provide early and accurate diagnosis and treatment of problems that limit performance in horses. With facilities located at both the World Equestrian Center in Ocala and at the University of Florida in Gainesville, we deliver this broad-spectrum care in concert with a full-service equine specialty referral hospital to cover any veterinary need and deliver the best possible care for your horse.

Equine services planned at the UF Veterinary Hospital at WEC include:

Performance Horse Evaluations

· Lameness Examinations
· Purchase Examinations
· Lameness Locator® Examinations
· Poor Performance Examinations
· Soloshot Videography
· Neurologic Examinations
· Respiratory Examinations
· Gastrointestinal Tract Examinations
· Telemetric Electrocardiography

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Diagnostic Imaging

· CAT Scan
· MRI
· PET Scan
· Digital Radiography (X-rays)
· Digital Ultrasonography
· Thermography
· Airway Endoscopy
· Gastroscopy

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Regenerative and Biological Therapies

· Mesenchymal Stem Cells
· Platelet Rich Plasma
· IRAP
· Prostride

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Rehabilitative Therapies

· Underwater Treadmill
· Vibration Therapy
· Cold Water Spa
· Solarium
· Game Ready®
· LASER Therapy
· TENS/NMES
· PEMF Therapy
· Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy
· Strengthening/Conditioning
· Post-operative/Post-injury Rehab
· Salt Therapy

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By working closely with horse owners, trainers, agents, and equine veterinarians, the UF Veterinary Hospital at WEC aims to ensure optimal collaboration and delivery of care.

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