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The goal of UF Veterinary Extension is to educate and serve the animal industry in Florida, while promoting the health and welfare of all animals.


Equine Events for Veterinarians & Horse Owners

The UF College of Veterinary Medicine and other professional organizations offer CE events and public events to help owners keep their horses healthy. Click to learn about events available.

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Equine & Large Animal Veterinary Care

The primary goal of the UF Large Animal Hospital in Gainesville, Florida is to improve your animal’s quality of life through comprehensive care and state-of-the-art diagnostics and treatment options. Click to learn more.

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UF Supports Time To Ride

Time To Ride is designed to connect American families, specifically moms, to horse opportunities in their local area. We hope you find it helpful in making first, second, or third steps towards a horse experience.

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News & Updates

Success Story: Wonder’s Recovery from Pericarditis & Pleuropneumonia

Wonder, a 7-year-old Tennessee Walking Horse mare, had recently returned home from three months of training when her owner, Donna Harper, noticed that her mare was not quite herself. Wonder […]

Poisonous Pasture Plants

Be watchful of these potentially toxic pasture plants and make sure your horse, cattle, goats, poultry, and dogs do not have access to them.

State Veterinarian Releases Interactive Equine Disease Map

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has released a new webmap to track equine diseases. Florida’s Equine Reportable Disease Map is an interactive way to look at disease...

Name that Foal Contest Winner

Congratulations to five-year-old Cailyn for being the winner of our Name That Foal Contest this year! The filly, also named Cailyn, was part of the annual “Name That Foal” contest […]


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