The Equine Medicine team provides an array of services for the diagnosis
and treatment of a wide variety of horse diseases, including heart and
lung disorders, colic, diarrhea, neurological diseases, neonatal
intensive care, and infectious diseases. Our senior faculty members,
Drs. Melissa Hines and Debra Sellon, are board-certified in large animal
internal medicine by the American College of Veterinary Internal
The Equine Surgery team is world-renowned for their expertise in
lameness evaluation and endoscopic surgery. They provide a comprehensive
array of surgical procedures for many conditions including fracture
repair, arthroscopic surgery, colic, urinary bladder disorders, upper
respiratory abnormalities, and ovariectomy, to name just a few. Team
members also perform high-speed treadmill testing. Drs. Claude Ragle,
and Kelly Farnsworth are board certified by the American
College of Veterinary Surgery.
Dr. Ahmed Tibary,
a board certified Theriogenologist (reproductive medicine and surgery), provides a diverse range of services for horse owners. For mares, this includes breeding soundness evaluation, breeding with fresh, cooled or frozen semen, embryo transfer, pregnancy diagnosis, high risk pregnancy management, foaling, postpartum disease, infertility, and behavior complaints. The Theriogenology service works closely with the Equine Internal Medicine Service to provide the best care for the mare and foal. For stallions, services include breeding soundness examination, EVA and CEM testing (samples are sent to diagnostic laboratories), semen collection for shipment or freezing, infertility, diagnosis of cryptorchidism (retained testicle), epididymal semen freezing (in conjunction with castration and/or end of life), and penile injuries/semen abnormalities.
Nick Huggons specializes in emergency and critical care
Dr. Kelly Farnsworth
specializes in orthopedic and soft tissue
Dr. Claude Ragle
specializes in orthopedic and soft tissue surgery.
Dr. Kathy Seino Assistant Professor, Equine Medicine
specializes in large animal reproduction