The mission of the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine Equine Health Research Program (EHRP) is to improve equine health through high quality research. To fulfill this purpose, the program supports the interaction of scientists, veterinarians, and students to cultivate and integrate translational and clinical research. Through this collaborative effort, new discoveries in relation to equine disease and treatments can be delivered to the equine patient.
The equine research program strengths are the investigation of anesthetics, antibiotics and pain medications, endocrinology, metabolic disease, orthopedics, and podiatry. Goals achieved within these studies are accomplished through the collaboration with other groups on the
Auburn University is in a key position to be on the forefront of exciting areas in equine research due to our talented faculty, state of the art facilities, and relationships with our clients and their horses.