Lameness and Poor Performance Evaluations

We offer  progressive lameness & poor performance diagnosis and treatment options.  Our vets are equipped and trained to provide you with the latest advances to help you achieve your goals for your horse.

Your horse is an athlete

As all devotees of the many equestrian disciplines know, the horse is a versatile and gifted athlete. Just like their human counterparts, equine athletes often encounter performance limiting problems during their training and career.

Through a variety of performance services, we can help to optimize your horse’s athleticism, so he can comfortably perform at the peak of his ability and enjoy a long and successful career.

Possible Problem Areas

  • Lameness is the most common cause of performance problems
  • Problems of the foot, ligaments, tendons, muscles, and joints.
  • Chiropractic
  • Neurologic
  • Cardiovascular
  • Respiratory
  • Cardiac evaluation including ECG and echocardiography
  • TTW/BAL and thoracic ultrasound to evaluate the lungs
  • Gastroscopy to rule out Gastric ulcer disease
  • Upper airway endoscopy to evaluate laryngeal function
  • Uterine/Ovarian evaluation in mares
  • Behavior modification – Progesterone implants, Regumate, Vitamin B-1

Diagnostic imaging Exams

  • Digital Radiographs to look at bones and joints
  • Digital Ultrasound to look at soft tissue

Some of the Leading Edge Treatment Options We Offer

A Progressive Approach To Keeping Your Equine Athlete Sound

Meddleton Equine has a long-standing commitment to keeping the equine athlete sound.   We offer advanced diagnostics coupled with leading edge treatments.   Our progressive approach to soundness often targets multiple systems as we work to bring the entire horse back into balance and peak performance.

Get the best for your horse
— choose progressive services from vets who care

505.344.2680