Equine Veterinary Clinic

horse-equine-hospital.jpg Our highly skilled equine team offers a broad range of medical and surgical expertise. You can bring your horse in by appointment or ask your vet to refer your horse to us in difficult cases.

Our services

  • 24 hour intensive care
  • Computerised tomography (CT) to image head and limbs
  • Dynamic endoscopy to investigate poor performance and upper airway problems.
  • Medical expertise in gastroenterology, neurology, ophthalmology, respiratory disease, cardiology, poor performance, behavioural problems, neonatology and critical care medicine.
  • Video endoscopes allow visualisation of the horse’s pharynx, trachea, oesophagus and stomach.
  • Colour ultrasound for imaging soft tissue including tendons, the heart, abdominal organs and internal reproductive organs.
  • Digital radiography to x-ray limbs, neck, chest and skull.
  • Surgery by surgical specialists for emergency and elective surgical procedures.
  • Orthopaedic surgery including arthroscopy (key-hole joint surgery) and fracture repairs. 
  • Soft tissue surgery including castrations, cryptorchids, tie-back operations and colic surgery.
  • Reproductive services are offered in-house, including breeding with frozen semen.

Our team

Our senior equine clinicians are supported by experienced and qualified anaesthetists, nurses, technicians, clinical pathologists, and diagnostic imaging specialists allowing us to provide 24-hour intensive care.

Contact

For appointments please contact us on

Tel (06) 350 5328
Fax (06) 350 5747 
equinevets@massey.ac.nz

 

For all out-of-hours emergencies call

Tel (06) 350 5328

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Contact details +64 (06) 356 9099  ext. 85975

Emma Gordon BVSc, MS, Dip ACVIM-LA

Senior Lecturer in Equine Medicine

School of Veterinary Science

Professional

Contact details

  • Ph: 85165
    Location: 1.50, IVABS
    Campus: Turitea

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Veterinary Science (Distinction) - Massey University (2011)
  • Master of Science - Oregon State University (2016)
  • Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine-Large Animal - Oregon State University (2016)

Research Expertise

Research Interests

Equine Ophthalmology

Equine Pain Management

Camelid Medicine

Thematics

21st Century Citizenship

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Agricultural And Veterinary Sciences (070000): Veterinary Medicine (070706): Veterinary Sciences (070700)

Research Outputs

Journal

Gordon, E., Stang, BV., Heidel, J., Poulsen, KP., Cebra, CK., & Schlipf, JW. (2018). Pharmacokinetic evaluation and safety of topical 1% morphine sulfate application on the healthy equine eye. Veterinary Ophthalmology.
[Journal article]Authored by: Gordon, E.
Gordon, E., Schlipf, JW., Husby, KA., Tornquist, SJ., Bildfell, RJ., & Semevolos, SA. (2017). Two occurrences of presumptive venous air embolism in a gelding during cystoscopy and perineal urethrotomy. Equine Veterinary Education. 29(5), 236-241
[Journal article]Authored by: Gordon, E.
Gordon, E., Sandquist, C., Cebra, CK., Heidel, J., Poulsen, K., & Schlipf, JW. (2017). Esthesiometric evaluation of corneal analgesia after topical application of 1% morphine sulfate in normal horses. Veterinary Ophthalmology.
[Journal article]Authored by: Gordon, E.
Davis, CR., Valentine, BA., Gordon, E., McDonough, SP., Schaffer, PA., Allen, AL., . . . Pesavento, P. (2016). Neoplasia in 125 donkeys (Equus asinus): literature review and a survey of five veterinary schools in the United States and Canada. Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation. 28(6), 662-670
[Journal article]Authored by: Gordon, E.

Book

Gordon, E. (2017). Disseminated Intravascular Coagulopthy. In C. Chase, K. Lutz, E. McKenzie, & A. Tibary (Eds.) Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary Consult: Ruminant. (pp. 285 - 287). : John Wiley & Sons
[Chapter]Authored by: Gordon, E.
Gordon, E. (2017). Congenital Ocular Disorders. In E. McKenzie, K. Lutz, A. Tibary, & C. Chase (Eds.) Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary Consult: Ruminant. (pp. 243 - 247). : John Wiley & Sons
[Chapter]Authored by: Gordon, E.

Conference

Gordon, E. (2015, September). Evaluation of topical 1% morphine sulfate to the healthy equine eye. Presented at International Veterinary Critical Care Conference. Washington DC, United States of America.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Gordon, E.

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