We welcome owners, trainers, and referring veterinarians to visit their horse(s) in the hospital. To ensure that hospital services and security are optimal for all patients, all visitors are asked to abide by the following visitation policy.
Visiting hours are:
- Monday - Friday: 10 am to 6 pm
- Saturday & Sunday: 9 am to 12 pm
Visits at other times must be prearranged with the attending clinician.
Prior to each visit, please check in at the front desk to obtain a visitor’s badge and to sign the visitation log. After your visit, please return your visitor’s badge and sign out on the visitation log.
Please inform your clinician and/or admissions staff if there are others that you would like to give permission to visit your horse.
Out of respect for your privacy and the privacy of others in the hospital, we ask that you confine your visit to your horse and limit your visit to 2 hours per day.
Please do not bring your dog into the hospital building. Dogs should be kept in your vehicle and may be walked in the field north of the hospital.
For safety reasons, all children must remain under direct adult supervision at all times.
All questions and concerns regarding the care, treatment, and status of your horse should be directed to the attending clinician or resident. Veterinary technicians and assistants do not have the authority to discuss your horse’s condition with you. Please ask them to contact your clinician.
If you have permission to walk your horse, stay on the grassy areas well away from vehicles. Please do not walk your horse on or beside the roadways or in the parking area.
If your horse is in our Isolation Facility, you must check in at the front desk, sign in, and receive your visitor's badge. The receptionist will notify the attending clinician/resident, who will escort you to the Isolation Unit. You will be able to view your horse through the outside glass door, but you may not enter your horse’s stall at any time.