What is a lameness exam?

What does it mean when a horse is “lame”? A lameness is defined as any alteration of gait, but can also include changes in attitude or performance, and is usually associated with pain.   When should I call my vet? While a lameness issue is not considered an emergency, it is best to have a […]

Should I get a pre-purchase exam?

Asking your vet to perform a pre-purchase or pre-lease examination on a new horse may not always seem necessary, but using the time and resources on the front end can often prevent you from discovering major issues down the road.   What is a pre-purchase exam? A pre-purchase or pre-lease examination consists of a thorough […]