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Tour: CSU Equine Veterinary Programs

Take a behind-the-scenes look the equine veterinary programs at Colorado State University (CSU), in Ft. Collins.

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Ultrasound Evaluation

Equine clinicians and veterinary students at the CSU Equine Hospital, within the James L. Voss Veterinary Teaching Hospital, use ultrasound to evaluate a patient for lameness. CSU clinical services for horses are provided through Equine Medicine and Surgery, Equine Field Service, Equine Sports Medicine, the Equine Reproduction Laboratory, and the Orthopaedic Research Center.

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Evaluating Radiographs

Equine clinicians evaluate a patient's radiographs (X rays).

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Critical Care

Dr. Karina Cox, large animal internal medicine resident, assists with treatment and monitoring of a foal needing critical-care attention at the CSU equine hospital.

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Equine Lameness Exam

Dr. Timothy Holt, a faculty clinician at the CSU James L. Voss Veterinary Teaching Hospital, discusses an equine lameness exam with veterinary student Courtney Doddman.

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Equine Eye Exam

Dr. Juliet Gionfriddo, a veterinary ophthalmologist, examines the injured eye of a mammoth mule.

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Equine Medicine and Surgery Service

Equine surgeons operate on a patient as part of their work with the CSU Equine Medicine and Surgery service.

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Equine Dental Care

Dr. Jennifer Rawlinson, an equine dental specialist, extracts a tooth as veterinary students observe.

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Equine Arthroscopic Surgery

Dr. Wayne McIlwraith, founding director of the CSU Orthopaedic Research Center and a university distinguished professor, performs arthroscopic surgery on a horse. He is world-renowned for pioneering equine arthroscopic surgery.

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Rehabilitation Services

An equine patient undergoes rehabilitation at the CSU Orthopaedic Research Center, one of the university’s powerhouse equine veterinary programs.

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Equine Reproduction Laboratory

The CSU Equine Reproduction Laboratory, acclaimed for equine clinical services that boost individual patients and the horse industry, has helped develop leading-edge assisted reproductive techniques, including intracytoplasmic sperm injection.

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Healthy Foals

Success at the Equine Reproduction Laboratory is found in healthy foals, like this one wearing a CSU green-and-gold blanket while sleeping peacefully and getting a sniff from an attentive mare.

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