West Metro Equine Practice

High quality routine and emergency ambulatory care for horses in the West Metro and surrounding area

Sara Wefel using the mobile truck to select treatment option for a patient

The University of Minnesota West Metro Equine Practice provides experienced equine veterinarians for general and emergency ambulatory equine practice in the Long Lake area.

Our team of skilled equine veterinarians is directly supported by specialists at the Piper Equine Hospital in areas such as medicine, surgery, lameness, sports medicine, reproduction, dentistry, cardiology, dermatology, pathology, diagnostic imaging, behavior, and more. 

The practice has access to portable advanced imaging and state of the art treatment options including digital radiology, dental equipment, ultrasound, endoscopy, shockwave, acupuncture, and more.

Services and Specialties

Services and Specialties

  • Coggins testing
  • Dentistry
  • Lameness Evaluations
  • Health Certificates
  • Pre-purchase exams
  • Vaccinations
  • Acupuncture
  • Diagnostic tendon ultrasounds
  • Digital radiographs
  • Laboratory submissions
  • Minor field surgeries
  • Nutritional Consultations
  • Reproductive ultrasounds
  • Upper airway endoscopy

Meet our team


Monday–Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm.
Emergency: Available for weekend and evening after hours emergencies


Our office is located 23 miles west of the University of Minnesota's St. Paul campus

2075 Daniels Street
Long Lake, MN 55356


Phone: 612-624-9637
Fax: 763-479-6810
Email: wmep@umn.edu

Client resources

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Client resources