The Leatherdale Equine Center is located on the University of Minnesota's St. Paul campus. It is home to the Piper Equine Hospital, Barenscheer Arena, and the Nutrena Conference Center.
This world-class facility is a part of the College of Veterinary Medicine.
What we do
The Leatherdale Equine Center provides:
- Routine, emergency and specialist veterinary services for horses
- cutting-edge research
- equine veterinary education
- classes and community events.
Each year- our hospital, research, and outreach programs are proud to help more than 1,000 horses.
Our expertise includes anesthesiology and pain management, cardiology, dermatology, dentistry, emergency care, internal medicine, lameness and orthopedics, medical imaging, neonatology, neurology, oncology, pathology, primary care, reproduction, equine sports medicine, and surgery.
Horses are treated at the Equine Center’s Piper Hospital by world-class board-certified clinicians who have been trained to diagnose and treat a broad spectrum of equine disease.
Watch us in action
Get a behind-the-scenes look at the Leatherdale Equine Center through videos produced by the College of Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary Medical Center, and Academic Health Center at the University of Minnesota.