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Equine Health Center at
Southern Pines

The Equine Health Center at Southern Pines (EHC-SP), located in Southern Pines, NC, is a satellite facility of the NC State University's (NCSU) College of Veterinary Medicine. The EHC-SP faculty and staff members offer CEM import quarantine, equine reproduction, ophthalmology, and diagnostic testing services. Dr. Lloyd P. Tate Jr. serves as Medical Director.

The USDA-certified quarantine services for imported mares and stallions tests for Contagious Equine Metritis (CEM). CEM quarantine is required for all mares and stallions over 731 days of age that are imported from countries infected with CEM. It is the only certified CEM quarantine facility in North Carolina and one of a small number along the East Coast.

The Equine Reproduction Clinic provides services for equine infertility, embryo transfer, semen collection/freezing and transport, artificial insemination, reproductive emergencies, and reproductive surgery. The Ophthalmology Clinic provides a full range of diagnostic, surgical, and therapeutic services for eye disorders, to include cataract removal. Diagnostic Testing assists veterinarians by providing rapid testing of samples.

The EHC-SP is located in Southern Pines, NC, about 60 miles south of the NCSU College of Veterinary Medicine. It is within easy access to both I-95 and I-40, and is centrally located along the Atlantic Coast.

Zippy Zevi Dasher


Sire: Dash Ta Fame
Dam: Coaly Bar Belle

... and much, much more standing at the NC State Equine Health Center. Collection and shipping schedule is Monday, Wednesday and Friday from March 18th through June 28th. Contact us at the NC State Equine Health Center for more information.