Many sick or under-performing horses don't present with clear cut signs or obvious symptoms
In-house lab and hospitalisation facilities are among the benefits of the Stables Equine Practice, Conkerfield Clinic, when dealing with and monitoring medical problems. A thorough clinical examination may elucidate the cause but often specialist techniques need to be employed.
Blood testing to assess the status of the red and white blood cells, is often a good place to start and using our in house Lasercyte Analyser we can get a rapid answer to you. We can can also obtain rapid results, in house, for a standard metabolic profile which can point to problems in various organs, liver kidneys, and gastrointestinal tract.
Stables Equine Practice have a range of endoscopes for investigating airway and gastrointestinal problems, and ultrasound scanners for internal and external noninvasive imaging of the abdomen and chest. Many of these procedures can be carried out at home and much of this equipment is mobile.