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SPORTS MEDICINE AND SURGERY

SPORTS MEDICINE AND SURGERY

As established leaders in equine health, we are dedicated to the performance and complete wellbeing of your equine athlete. Driven by our passion for returning horses to peak performance, we are committed to providing owners, veterinarians and trainers with exceptional service.

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INNOVATIVE AND SPECIALIZED SERVICES

Our Equine Sports Medicine Service offers innovative and highly specialized care for all equine athletes. By utilizing advanced diagnostics and surgical techniques, we can ensure your horse receives an accurate diagnosis and the best opportunity for a full recovery. Our Equine Sports Medicine Complex and arena allows for horses to be evaluated in a safe environment and across a variety of different surfaces to optimize results.

Services and Surgeries

ADVANCED DIAGNOSTIC AND SURGICAL TECHNIQUES

We specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of lameness and performance-related conditions and perform advanced surgeries that include but are not limited to arthroscopy, fracture repair, arthrodesis (joint fusion), CT-guided surgery, kissing spine surgery (ISLD), laryngoplasty (tie-back), laryngeal tie-forward and sinusotomy, all within Tufts Equine Center.

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UNRIVALED EXPERTISE, TOOLS AND RESOURCES

We understand the negative impact that poor performance can have on horses at any level of competition and across all disciplines. From elite athletes to eventers, jumpers, hunters, dressage, western performance, racehorses, endurance and pleasure horses, our team has the critical expertise, tools and resources to heal your athlete.

The Sports Medicine and Surgery team offers innovative and highly specialized care ranging from comprehensive lameness and poor performance examinations to advanced surgeries and diagnostics.

The Sports Medicine and Surgery team is led by Drs. José M. García-López and Kirstin Bubeck offering innovative and specialized care for your equine athlete. 

06/01/2016 - Grafton, Mass. - Dr. Kirstin Bubeck and Dr. José M. García-López pose in front of a new Equine Sports Medicine Center for Cummings veterinarian magazine on June 1, 2016. (Ken Richardson/Tufts University)

Our client services representatives are ready to assist you with your appointment in the Sports Medicine and Surgery department at Tufts Equine Center.

WHAT OUR CLIENTS ARE SAYING

“I'm grateful such an excellent facility was available for my horse. I will be getting the usefulness of my horse back, I can not explain in words how wonderful that is. Thank you to Dr. Bubeck and all the
staff who cared for Charlie.”

A GRATEFUL CLIENT

“This was my first experience with Tufts and I was extremely impressed with the professionalism of the staff and my veterinarian, Dr. García-López. Actually, I was wow'ed. I couldn't have asked for a better team to help my horse. Thank you!”

A FIRST TIME CLIENT

Equine Sports Medicine Complex

The Equine Sports Medicine Complex is a vital asset for Tufts Equine Center. The innovative complex is home to an 80x120 foot arena, large holding stalls, open examination/treatment areas, a client consultation room and outdoor holding paddocks. 

Contact Sports Medicine

To make an appointment or learn more about our specialized services, please call, email or complete the form below and one of our client service representatives will call you to schedule your appointment. Please note submissions to this form are monitored Monday through Friday during our normal business hours.