Emergencies: 919-513-6911


Equine Team
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.

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, 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. Call us today to refer or make an appointment: 919-513-6630.

Teaching future equine veterinarians and specialists plays a large role in this services’s efforts at NC State Veterinary Medicine. The equine clinical sciences program encompasses clinical service, research, and teaching. Learn more about our academic and research programs at the CVM.

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...
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    New Diagnostic Tool Available for Equine Athletes
     Dr. Timo Prange, an equine specialist with NC State University’s Veterinary Hospital, provides information on the equine overground endoscopy, a new diagnostic tool...
  • Foals licking leg.
    Allergies in the Horse
    Petra Bizikova, DVM, Ph.D., dipACVD, dipECVD, a dermatology specialist with NC State’s Veterinary Hospital at the College of Veterinary Medicine, discusses allergies in...
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The Equine Health Program at North Carolina State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine 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. The equine department at NC State Veterinary Hospital supports horses daily through quality equine care; research to better understand and treat issues ranging from colic to moon blindness; and training exceptional equine veterinarians. If you are interested in supporting our equine program please consider funding critical needs of our clinical program here.

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NC State Veterinary Hospital
1052 William Moore Dr.
Raleigh, NC 27607