As riders ourselves, we know soundness as both practitioner and participant.
When your horse is off, it's more than inconvenient--it's distressing to you and them. With our expertise, we can find the source of pain efficiently, and we understand the athletic demands of your particular activity.
Common causes of lameness include:
- Hoof abscesses
- Hoof pain
- Back Pain
- Muscle soreness
- Tendon and Ligament injury
- Neurologic disease
We will find the source of pain through careful observation, examination, and palpation of your horse. Techniques incorporated with difficult-to-find lameness include flexion tests; local anesthesia (nerve blocks or joint injection); diagnostic imaging, etc.
For cases outside our expertise, we are pleased to refer to facilities with advanced imaging and surgical capabilities.