Veterinary surgeon with horse in front of the Equine Hospital reception building

A World Class Equine Referral Hospital

The Philip Leverhulme Equine Hospital is an RCVS tier 3 teaching hospital with a world-renowned clinical team and state-of-the-art facilities based on the University of Liverpool’s Leahurst Campus on the Wirral.

We have specialists in all disciplines of equine health care and are one of the few UK equine hospitals to have a dedicated team of highly qualified specialist anaesthetists.

The clinical team utilise the exceptional hospital facilities and equipment to provide the best possible diagnosis, treatment and care of all cases referred to the hospital.

Our vets and nurses are committed equine specialists led by Senior Clinicians(consultants) who are known internationally for their work. They are supported by first-rate technical and admin teams.

This combination of facilities and clinical experience, further qualifications, accreditations and active clinical research make this hospital one of the leading equine hospitals in the UK.

Working With You

We are committed to working with our referring vets to provide an excellent service to horse owners. You will be kept involved and up-to-date with the cases you refer while your case is in the hospital, copies of discharge instructions when the horse is discharged and a letter with details of the case management.

The clinical team is always available to discuss and provide support to you in dealing with your clinical cases.

Details of our equine clinical services.

Meet the team.

Explore our hospital facilities.

Discover our professional development programme.