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
Each year, our hospital, research, and outreach programs are proud to help more than 1,000 horses.
The Leatherdale Equine Center provides:
- clinical services for horses
- cutting-edge research
- equine veterinary education
- classes and community events.
Our specialties include internal medicine, reproduction, surgery, lameness, ophthalmology, dermatology, dentistry, and imaging.
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.
On the road, the West Metro Equine Practice provides on-site equine veterinary care at barns and farms.
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.