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 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. The research program aims to advance veterinary science through collaborations and clinical research projects.

Specialized services at EVMC include surgery, internal medicine, theriogenology, sports medicine and rehabilitation, dentistry, diagnostic imaging and anesthesiology/pain management. EVMC also provides 24/7 emergency service.

EVMC is equipped with the latest imaging technology, including a 3T MRI, CT-scan, nuclear scintigraphy, digital x-rays, endoscopy, and ultrasound. The center has 3 operating theaters, lameness examination on various surfaces, isolation facilities, necropsy, a farrier workshop, a pharmacy, and stabling for 50 horses.

The center is committed to promoting veterinary sciences and offers educational programs and opportunities at many different levels.



To become industry leaders in equine healthcare and research.


Deliver exceptional diagnostic and therapeutic veterinary services, create outstanding research and educational initiatives, to serve and engage the community.