Vet-MR Grande XL, World's first equine specific rotating veterinary MRI

Lead the way with the latest in imaging technology.

Universal Systems offers two Equine Specific MRI Systems, Vet-MR Grande Brio and Vet-MR Grande XL, providing your practice with the technological Animal Imaging advantage needed in todays challenging marketplace.

Vet-Mr Grande XL, the world’s first ROTATING Veterinary MRI scanner designed specifically for horses, providing a flexible solution to your equine imaging challenges.

  • Latest magnet technology
  • Exquisite head, neck, limb and stifle images
  • Low-maintenance
  • Can be installed within an existing room
  • 220-volt power source

Vet-MR Grande XL in use scanning a horses head with an inset of an actual scan


The Vet-MR Grande XL System delivers superb diagnostic images to the practitioner who needs clear answers to problems in the foot, carpus, tarsus, hock, brain, sinus & neck with remarkable cost effectiveness and ease of use.

The complete Vet-MR Grande XL Equine MRI system includes a customized Veterinary MRI unit in addition to a patented in room RF cage and a robust SS equine table designed to have your MRI diagnosis and treatment functional tomorrow.

Vet-MR Grande XL in use in a rotated position

From Equine Veterinarian
...Scientific Report by ..::Alexia L McKnight, DVM, DACVR

“Since 2008, low-field magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the stifle has been performed on live horses at multiple veterinary institutions. This article discusses this new technique and summarizes MRI findings in 61 horses compiled from five equine veterinary practices.”

Read more here...(Click to view, right click to download pdf)

Some of the confirmed diagnoses available with MRI include the following:

  • Deep Digital Flexor Tears
  • Navicular Syndrome
  • Palmar Foot Pain
  • Bone Cysts
  • Bone Fractures
  • Lesions

Examples of the type of scan possible with the Vet-MR Grande XL

Patient positioning is optimized using continuous visualization features. Patient monitoring is very easy as the animal is accessible during the exam reducing any risk for the patient.

Vet-MR Grande XL in a rotated position scanning a horses leg with sample images