Galbreath Equine Center - Emergencies

The Ohio State University Galbreath Equine is open 24/7/365  (weekdays, after-hours and holidays) for urgent and emergency care services, and provides leading-edge, comprehensive, and compassionate patient care for adult equids (horses, ponies and donkeys) and foals.

Call ahead so we're ready for you: 614-292-6661

Although our goal is to provide timely evaluation and treatment of all patients and timely service to all clients, we triage patients presenting to us based upon the severity of their condition.


Where is the Galbreath Equine Center Located?

The Galbreath Equine Center is located within the Veterinary Medical Center at 601 Vernon L. Tharp Street, Columbus, OH 43210

What Urgent and Emergency Care Services does the Galbreath Equine Center Provide? 

The Galbreath Equine Center provides triage, stabilization, diagnosis and treatment of adult horses and foals with illnesses, injuries or abnormalities requiring evaluation and care for medical, surgical, traumatic, neurologic, reproductive, and various other ailments, including but not limited to colic, dystocia (difficult birth), lacerations and other emergency conditions.

The Galbreath Equine Center is staffed around-the-clock by registered veterinary technicians and supported by final-year veterinary students and client services staff members. On-call licensed veterinary clinicians (residents and board-certified faculty specialists) are readily available to take your calls and meet you at the hospital to admit and care for your horses/foals in need of urgent/emergency services.

Our Galbreath Equine Center staff members are supported by on-call faculty specialists and residents in advanced training programs in various disciplines, including:

  • Anesthesiology and pain management
  • Cardiology and interventional medicine
  • Clinical and anatomic pathology
  • Dermatology and otology
  • Diagnostic imaging
  • Emergency and critical care
  • Internal medicine
  • Microbiology
  • Neurology and neurosurgery
  • Oncology and hematology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Surgery (orthopedic and soft tissue)
  • Theriogenology and reproductive medicine

What are my Payment Options?

 Learn more about our payment policy for urgent and emergency care services at the Galbreath Equine Center.