The Leatherdale Equine Center
A new tradition of excellence in equine care, research, education is here! The world-class facilities at the Equine Center and exciting comprehensive equine program represent a new era in which the growing significance of horses is celebrated throughout the entire equine community.
This state-of-the art complex includes:
-The Nutrena Conference Center, an ideal meeting place for conferences, dinners, and seminars
-the spacious Barenscheer Arena
-a modern high-speed treadmill
-custom-designed lameness and reproductive evaluation areas.
The progressive equine program incorporates the many unique academic resources only available at the University to produce meaningful, innovative advancements in the health, well-being, and performance of the horse.
In short, the Equine Center is a preeminent facility providing state-of-the-art diagnostic capabilities, research focused on the causes of performance problems in equine athletes, and in-depth education. The University of Minnesota is committed to preparing the next generation of equine veterinarians who are well-served with the latest knowledge and technological tools in equine medicine and surgery.
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