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Important COVID-19 Guidance from Tufts Equine Center

Tufts Equine Center continues to provide emergency care and has started to reschedule elective cases.  Please call ahead. Clients no longer allowed to enter buildings. Veterinary staff will meet owners in the parking lot. Read full operations announcement.

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Pet Loss Support Group via Zoom

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Tuesday, June 9 from 5:00-6:00 PM

01/07/2020 - N. Grafton, Mass. - Dr. Caroline McKinney, Resident at the Hospital for Large Animals, and Dr. Daniela Bedenice, Associate Professor of Clinical Sciences, pose for a photo together with Gracie, one of the teaching horses, on January 7, 2020. The two researchers are innovators in conducting equine fecal matter transplants. (Alonso Nichols/Tufts University)

Trying to Figure Out the Scoop on Poop

Cases of diarrhea that once would have been fatal are responding to fecal transplantation. Now Cummings School researchers are working to identify exactly how this procedure can help horses


Against All Odds – Clinician’s Expertise Saves Equitation Star

Last Thanksgiving, Conan, an 18.3-hand Argentinian warmblood, within hours went from being healthy and sound to being on the verge of death. It was up to the team at Tufts Equine Center to save him.


Equine Clinical Case Challenge: A Case of Hoof Abscesses and Limb Lameness

History A 21 year- old Thoroughbred mare presented to Tufts Equine Center with a history of lameness and repeated hoof abscessation of her left front foot.


Mare and foal

“When we arrived, I was really nervous, and scared. Everyone was amazing. The way my horse was treated made me feel very comfortable and helped to reduce my stress. I shared with everyone how amazing everyone was and how great the facility was.”


Show jumping

“Everyone - office staff, technicians, vets, etc. were wonderful! They answered all of my questions and I came away again feeling confident in the evaluation and treatments. An excellent experience! We are lucky here in the northeast to have such a wonderful facility!"


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