Located just north of Shreveport in Benton, Louisiana, Red River Equine Hospital is an equine referral and primary care facility, serving communities in Louisiana, east Texas, southeastern Oklahoma, and southern Arkansas. Their in-house laboratory services perform Coggins testing as part of their health maintenance and prevention program, which also includes vaccination, deworming, dentistry, and floating. The in-house lab conducts complete blood count, fibrinogen, serum chemistry, electrolyte, and blood gas analyzers. The lab can also assess joint, abdominal, and thoracic fluid samples within a short period of time. Other specialized diagnostic services can be sent out third-party labs with most results available within 24-48 hours. And like their emergency equine services, these diagnostic services are available 24 hours a day as needed for critical care.
Red River Equine Hospital a state-of-the-art surgical facility with elective and emergency surgical services that aren’t otherwise available outside of northern Louisiana. The hospital also has a 25-acre facility that includes a large lameness area, two treatment/radiology rooms, three recovery stalls, pharmacy, six intensive care stalls, 15 general use stalls, as well as 13 runs and paddocks for turning out. Their team of vet practitioners and assistants is ready to provide quality and responsive care for your stable of horses.