Layup Services

Experience the UC Davis Advantage

  • Quiet barn setting
  • On-site overnight care
  • Close partnerships with UC Davis veterinarians
  • Located within minutes of the UC Davis veterinary hospital

Horse in barn with technician.The Center for Equine Health offers layup boarding with individualized care for horses recovering from illness, injury, surgery, or other procedures requiring time for healing and continued medical treatment. We believe that the care of a horse during this period can have a significant impact on how well it recovers from an injury or illness.

Located within minutes of the UC Davis veterinary hospital, our facility is an ideal place where horses can receive individualized care and convenient follow-up visits at the hospital. We also welcome horses that are not patients at the UC Davis veterinary hospital and are happy to work with your private veterinarian in the care of your horse.

Available services include:

  • Individualized feeding programs
  • Daily grooming
  • Blanketing
  • Specialized grooming and bathing
  • Transportation to and from the UC Davis veterinary hospital
  • Turnout
  • Exercise options including hand walking, longing, Equicizer

Medical care is provided by experienced equine health technicians who are on-site throughout the day and night. They work closely with your horse's veterinarian to provide a personalized treatment plan and the highest level of care.

Please contact the Center for Equine Health office at (530) 752-6433 or for more information or to make a reservation.

*Horses must have proof of current (within 6 months) vaccination for influenza and rhinopneumonitis.

Goose, a former event horse