University of Melbourne Equine Centre at Werribee
The University of Melbourne Equine Centre Werribee provides state of the art care to horses of all shapes and sizes. Cases are referred to us from all over Victoria and interstate to be examined and treated by veterinary specialists.
We pride ourselves on our patient care, customer service, and dedication to training and research. The treatments that we use and recommend are backed by the latest research, to which members of our team make a significant contribution.
The University of Melbourne Equine Centre are committed to providing the following services:
- Lameness investigation and treatment for all types of horses
- Imaging services including X-rays, ultrasound, standing CT of limbs and heads, scintigraphy of all parts of the body, and high field MRI of limbs under general anaesthesia.
- Year-round specialist emergency orthopaedic clinical services on an on-call basis for racehorses injured on Victorian tracks or private training facilities;
- On-call emergency clinical services for horses stabled at the Werribee International Horse Centre (WIHC)
The services support the enhanced safety measures for the Spring Racing Carnival and international horses in training at the Werribee International Horse Centre.
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We offer a specific range of services including: lameness investigation, orthopaedic surgery, 'poor performance', and pre-purchase evaluations, gait analysis and state-of-the-art imaging facilities.
Meet the Team
With a team of dedicated and experienced veterinary specialists, we pride ourselves on our patient care, customer service, and dedication to training and research.
Cases are referred to us from all over Victoria and interstate to be examined and treated by Australia's most experienced veterinary specialists.