Pre Purchase Evaluation

It is necessary to perform a pre-purchase evaluation for you to be confident about the decision on purchasing your next horse. A pre-purchase examination is the best way to learn more about past and present medical conditions, current health issues and soundness. We will not pass or fail an animal, but we will provide you with information regarding any existing medical problems and will discuss those problems with you so that you can make an informed purchase decision. We will be a valuable partner in the process of providing you with objective, health-related information about your prospect buying.

It includes the following assessment procedures:

  • Thorough physical exam

  • Ophthalmic exam

  • Neurologic exam

  • Oral exam

  • Lameness exam


Further options to provide a more in-depth look at the horse’s health include:

  • Laboratory blood work

  • Drug screening

  • Reproductive exam (mare and stallion fertility assessment)

  • Upper airway endoscopy

  • Radiographs

  • Ultrasound study of soft tissue structures

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