Emergencies: 919-513-6911


Equine Team
NC State’s Equine Veterinary Service is located in the Farm and Equine Veterinary Medical facility at the Veterinary Health Complex. 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. 

The NC State Equine Service offers 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. 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, CAT 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. Call us today to refer or make an appointment: 919-513-6630.

We offer routine and specialized health care, including:

Equine News

  • Horse standing by barn. Approaching storm
    Horses and Disasters: Planning for the Unthinkable
    Dr. Barrett Slenning, an associate professor in the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine’s Department of Population Health and Pathobiology, is an expert...
  • Chestnut brown horse with diagnostic medical equipment
    New Diagnostic Tool Available for Equine Athletes
     Dr. Timo Prange, an equine specialist with NC State University’s Veterinary Health Complex, provides information on the equine overground endoscopy, a new diagnostic...
  • Foals licking leg.
    Allergies in the Horse
    Petra Bizikova, DVM, Ph.D., dipACVD, dipECVD, a dermatology specialist with NC State’s Veterinary Health Complex at the College of Veterinary Medicine, discusses allergies...

The VHC Equine Services are part of The Equine Health Program at North Carolina State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. The program brings together horse owners, veterinarians, and college faculty on the issues, research, and advancements concerning horse health in North Carolina and beyond. Referring veterinarians, click here to use our online referral form. Learn more about the Equine Health Program here.

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NCSU Veterinary Health Complex
1052 William Moore Dr.
Raleigh, NC 27607