Equine Overview

The University of Melbourne’s U-Vet Werribee Equine Centre provides state of the art surgical and medical 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 Australia’s largest group of veterinary specialists.

We pride ourselves on our patient care, customer service, intensive care and dedication to training and research. The treatments the we use and recommend are backed by the latest research to which members of our team make a significant contribution.

24hr Emergency & Intensive Care

24 Hour Care, Critical Care for Neonates & Adults, Isolation Facilities, Blood Donor Capabilities, Large animal sling.


Colic Surgery & Arthroscopic Surgery.

Diagnostic Imaging, Video Endoscopy & Clinical Pathology

Computed Radiography & Tomography (CT, CAT Scan), Myelography, Ultrasonography, Scintigraphy, MRI, Gastroscopy, Respiratory Tract Endoscopy & Pathology


Neurological Examinations, Myelopathy & trauma, virus - Herpesvirus, Murray Valley Encephalitis Kunjin & Hendra viruses

Cardiac Evaluations

Telemetric Electrocardiography (ECG), Echocardiography, Treadmill Evaluation

Performance & Lameness Evaluations

Respiratory & Cardiac evaluations, Lameness Evaluations, Hind limb lameness, Inertia Sensors, Nerve Blocks, Imaging.