About Us

The first of its kind in the Middle East, Equine Veterinary Medical Center (EVMC) comprises an equine referral hospital, veterinary diagnostic laboratory, and clinical research laboratory. EVMC is a member organisation of Qatar Foundation and is located within Qatar Foundation’s world-class equine facilities at Al Shaqab.

EVMC is staffed by board-certified veterinarians and researchers, applying advanced veterinary techniques and procedures in the treatment of equine patients. A research program aims to advance veterinary science through collaborations…READ MORE

Hospital Services

EVMC’s equine medical services are one of the most advanced and specialized in the region.


A research department has been created at EVMC to advance equine health. Through scientific discovery, EVMC will lead equine veterinary medicine and disseminate new advances to the scientific and equine community in Qatar, Gulf region, and around the world.

EVMC Laboratory

A range of diagnostic test panels are available at EVMC’s veterinary diagnostic laboratory. The testing capacity of the laboratory is constantly increasing, and accreditation is in process for these tests. The laboratory is under strict institutional biosafety and biosecurity regulations and periodic quality control validation is in place.



Al Shaqab to open ‘world-class’ equine health facility

Posted On March 17, 2020 10:51 am


he Al Shaqab Equine Veterinary Medical Centre (EVMC) will offer “world-class” facilities for veterinarians, researchers and educators, and is scheduled to open in September. The Al Shaqab EVMC will include a “state-of-the-art” equine veterinary hospital,…Read More


EVMC is aligned to the mission of Qatar Foundation in supporting the nation on its journey to becoming a diversified and sustainable economy. By offering lifelong learning opportunities, fostering a culture of innovation, and empowering the local community, the center is also investing in Qatar’s future and contributing to a better world.