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Referrals, Appointments, and Emergencies

The Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center is open 24/7 year-round and offers advanced specialty care, 24-hour emergency treatment, and diagnostic services for all ages and breeds of horses. Our team of equine health care experts, who specialize in both elective and emergency diagnosis and treatment, is committed to providing exceptional treatment for patients and superior service to horse owners and referring veterinarians.

Emergencies: 703-771-6800

  • Call 703-771-6800 if your horse experiences a health emergency.
  • The Equine Medical Center fulfills a critical need in the region serving as the only 24/7 equine emergency facility. Our expertise in emergency care is available for conditions requiring immediate medical and surgical treatment.

Patient referrals

To make an appointment on behalf of your client or to discuss treatment options with one of our board-certified experts, please call 703-771-6800.

Thank you for partnering with us to provide exceptional care for your patients. We appreciate your confidence and the opportunity to serve the medical needs of horses with our advanced technology and expertise.

To make an appointment on behalf of your client or to discuss treatment options with one of our clinicians, please call 703-771-6800.

When referring a patient to us, please label your medical equipment that is shipped with the horse so that we can return it to you. Please advise clients to take home all personal items, such as shipping boots and blankets. Unfortunately, we cannot assume responsibility for the loss of clients' equipment.


  • To schedule an appointment or inquire about our clinical services, please call 703-771-6800 or email
  • Appointments may be scheduled by calling 703-771-6800 during regular business hours, 8:30 a.m.—5 p.m.
  • Appointment times are generally between 9:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
Equine patient at the Equine Medical Center