At Davie County Large Animal Hospital in Mocksville, NC, our focus is on providing quality horse care. We provide many services dedicated to diagnosing issues followed by in-depth treatments to support and promote recovery and ongoing good health. Read on to learn more about equine lameness and how we treat it.
We have the doctors, tools, and techniques to diagnose, detect, and determine your horse's condition, then create a plan of action to treat the problem.
We use the latest diagnostic tools and technologies to determine what is causing your horse’s lameness. Several of the common causes that result in lameness in horses include infections, contracted tendons, and traumatic injuries. Tools used to diagnose lameness include:
Once our veterinarian has determined and confirmed a diagnosis, several treatment options are available, including:
If surgery is recommended, our board-certified surgeon can address many situations from fractured splint bones and joint infections to neurectomy, osteochondrosis (OCD), and equine joint disease.