Equine Lameness Evaluation
If you are planning to buy a horse, please contact us regarding an equine pre-purchase exam. An important component of this exam is a thorough lameness examination to rule out existing unsoundness.
Equine Dental Care
Power equipment is used in our dental work, increasing accuracy, promoting efficiency, and aiding in precise and complete correction of dental problems. These services are offered at either our clinic or your farm for your convenience and the comfort of your animals.
Equine Reproductive Services
Equine Artificial Insemination
Some potential items to consider:
- Cost of stallion collection
- Cost of preparing semen for shipment, number of collections provided per breeding, the cost of shipping by air, and how shipping containers must be returned
- Days of the week stallion is collected
- Times when stallion is unavailable
- Days’ notice stallion manager needs before semen shipment
- Latest time one can call to obtain semen
- Longevity of semen
- First cycle conception rate of the stallion
- Method of transport used
- Number of times mare can be bred if she does not conceive, according to the contract
Equine Reproductive Ultrasound
The technology of reproductive ultrasound is safe and relatively low in cost, making it a necessary tool for the equine breeder. Greenhaven Animal Clinic offers skill and experience in the use of reproductive ultrasound.
Greenhaven Animal Clinic produces a regular Equine Newsletter for all of our horse lovers. View a copy of the newsletter and more in the News & Resources section of our website (Coming soon). Contact us for any questions you may have or to schedule your appointment.
For the industry’s best information about equine care, visit the website of the American Association of Equine Practitioners.
For information about horse vaccines, view the American Association of Equine Practitioners website.
Enjoy the My Horse website for expert equine advice on horse health, trail riding information, rodeo profiles, and much more
EOTRH: Equine Odontoclastic Tooth Resorption and Hypercementosis
Extraction of affected teeth is the recommended treatment at this time. Horses with advanced disease may require extraction of all incisors.
Yes. Following extractions, we generally recommend a softened diet for a few weeks. but these horses can easily continue to eat hay & even graze. Their lips take over the function of tearing off grass, & by watching them eat, you'd never know their incisors are missing.
Following extraction, we ask that you keep a bit out of their mouth for a few weeks. After that, you can resume normal riding.
His outward appearance won't change much. Some horses will let their tongues hang out of their mouths following extractions, but this can vary quit a bit.