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Hagyard Equine Medical Institute

4250 Iron Works Pike, Lexington, KY 40511-8491
+1 859-255-8741
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Great equine educational experience!

If you love horses and are interested in the ins and outs of how the industry professionals keep... read more

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Laura R
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I've seen animal medical shows on TV and love them. This takes it up about 10 notches. Getting up... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Since 1876, the veterinarians of Hagyard Equine Medical Institute, have dedicated themselves to the health and well-being of the horse. More than 8,500 clients are supported by over 50 Hagyard veterinarians and a well-educated, experienced staff of support personnel all contributing a variety of specialties and interests. No other single non-university veterinary group in the equine world can match the qualifications of Hagyard veterinarians. Hagyard Equine Medical Institute's reputation is built, in part, on a continued effort to increase veterinary knowledge and thereby improve on state-of-the-art treatments and surgeries for horses. Its diverse equine clientele represents international breeding operations, world-renowned race horses as well as competition horses and beloved family pets.
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4250 Iron Works Pike, Lexington, KY 40511-8491
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you love horses and are interested in the ins and outs of how the industry professionals keep them in top tier condition, this is a must see! During the tour, our guide Sarah, did a wonderful job of explaining various medical conditions and care...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've seen animal medical shows on TV and love them. This takes it up about 10 notches. Getting up close and having the surgery explained by the veterinary surgeon was amazing. From how large animals are maneuvered, prepped, operated on and then the reunion of...More

Thank lynda y
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Jamie O, Guest Relations Manager at Hagyard Equine Medical Institute, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review Hagyard on TripAdvisor. We are so excited to hear that you truly enjoyed your time here at the clinic. We always want to give the best experience possible to our guests. Each day is a totally new...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent and informative tour. We learned so much. Sarah and the whole staff are exceptional. The care and love given to the horses is phenomenal. Can't wait to return in the spring when Sarah said they get really busy. There were 2 surgeries taking place...More

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Jamie O, Guest Relations Manager at Hagyard Equine Medical Institute, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review Hagyard on TripAdvisor. We are always working toward top quality care for patients. During the breeding season we do get busy with a lot of interesting cases. We hope you come back and experience a new day...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were in town for the Land Rover CCI**** event across the street. This tour was really a highlight of our trip! We witnessed an actual surgery that was only 10 feet away from us! I want to visit again next year and bring my...More

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Jamie O, Guest Relations Manager at Hagyard Equine Medical Institute, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review Hagyard on TripAdvisor. We are glad to hear that it was a highlight of your trip and you were able to see the exciting things down in surgery. We always want to give our guests a front...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a future vet student interested in equine medicine, I could not have been more satisfied with this tour! Everyone was incredibly kind, the facility is amazing, and we were even able to watch a castration and ask the surgeon a few questions! I loved...More

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Jamie O, Guest Relations Manager at Hagyard Equine Medical Institute, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review Hagyard on TripAdvisor. Each day is a new day in the clinic and we always want to share that with our guests. That is very exciting you were able to witness a surgery and get a chance...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We picked the right tour when we booked this tour. The history of the hospital and its founder was extremely interesting. We got to witness the end of surgical procedure, and toured different areas of the hospital. We got to go into the hyperbaric oxygen...More

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Jamie O, Guest Relations Manager at Hagyard Equine Medical Institute, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review Hagyard on TripAdvisor. We always hope to show our guests something new and the positive results we experience in the clinic. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your tour and hope you come back in see...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are new to Kentucky and were interested in learning more about the horse industry. This tour provided a first hand experience. We learned a great deal and were very impressed with the facility. We would recommend a tour.More

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Jamie O, Guest Relations Manager at Hagyard Equine Medical Institute, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review Hagyard on TripAdvisor. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your time here and learned more about the horse industry. We always want our guests to have a great time. Hopefully we will get to see...More

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Reviewed 9 May 2018

We were taken behind the scenes to look aof the operation, including the surgery center. Our guide was enthusiastic and pretty knowledgeable. If she did not know an answer to one of our questions, she could ask one of the staff members. We could even...More

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Jamie O, Guest Relations Manager at Hagyard Equine Medical Institute, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review Hagyard on TripAdvisor. Everyone loves their job here at the clinic, and are happy to answer any question our guests may have. Our blood donor horses love visitors so we hope you come back for another experience...More

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Reviewed 9 May 2018

Tour Coordinator Sarah offers a wonderful in-depth look at horse health and care from many prospectives. This includes surgical operations when possible, along with every other experience in horse health and care. January through June, you may see several new foals. The doctors and staff...More

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Jamie O, Guest Relations Manager at Hagyard Equine Medical Institute, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review Hagyard on TripAdvisor. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your visit to the clinic. There is always something new going on here so we hope you join us again for a new experience.

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Reviewed 29 April 2018

If you're interested in the extraordinary care that is given to sick or injured horses, you will be fascinated on a tour of the Hagyard Equine Medical Institute. Our tour guide, Sarah, took us through the surgery room where we got to watch one of...More

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Jamie O, Guest Relations Manager at Hagyard Equine Medical Institute, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review Hagyard on TripAdvisor. We are thrilled to hear that you had an amazing tour experience. We strive to make each experience a memorable one. The staff here takes great pride in their work and are happy to...More

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