Tennessee Equine Hospital is available 24/7 for all of your equine medical emergency needs!
We here at Tennessee Equine Hospital are committed to premier customer service by providing the best medical care to your equine partner. Medical emergencies happen and because of our commitment to you and your horse, we do not charge an extra emergency/after-hours fee.
Tennessee Equine Hospital provides emergency critical care in hospital and in the field. The hospital is always staffed with an on-call veterinarian for emergency care and an on-call surgeon for emergency surgeries. Our ambulatory field service has a 50 mile range for emergencies from our location in Thompson's Station that can come to you for certain medical emergencies or if you are unable to come to the hospital.
Tennessee Equine Hospital goal is to provide excellent service and care for all equine patients. Sometimes emergencies arise and there are steps that you can take to help your equine partner in an emergency.
BELOW ARE SOME IMPORTANT STEPS TO FOLLOW IN THE CASE OF AN EMERGENCY BEFORE YOU CALL YOUR VETERINARIAN:
- Remain calm and assess the situation
- Assess your horse's condition to the best of your ability
- Call our 24/7 Emergency Phone Number at (615) 591-1232
- Provide clear, detailed information to your veterinarian.
Often times your veterinarian can provide you more information on the best course of action to take prior to arrival at the hospital or at your location. This will also assist in determining the severity of the condition so that immediate medical treatment can be given upon arrival.
- Always provide a phone number that you can be reached at and an address with detailed directions.