Carolina Equine Hospital has state-of-the-art equipment to perform complete diagnostic evaluations of horses with a variety of health conditions. Our board-certified veterinarians utilize advanced equipment both at your farm and at our hospital to diagnose health issues. Diagnostic testing services include:
Radiography (X-rays) are ideal for studying your horse’s bones. Carolina Equine Hospital uses digital X-rays for pre-purchase exams and to help detect lameness in equines that can be caused by a variety of factors, including:
Both tendon and reproductive ultrasonography are available at your farm or our hospital. Ultrasound is the preferred modality for examining soft tissues such as the intestines, kidneys, and spleen, and is useful for:
Endoscopy can be used to detect problems in the upper airway, bladder, and guttural pouches.
Gastroscopy is a relatively non-invasive procedure that involves passing a three-meter video endoscope into the stomach to check for ulcers.
Routine Blood Panel Screening
Routine blood work establishes a baseline for comparison if your horse later becomes ill. Blood work can also be used to detect inflammation, infection, liver disease, or kidney disease
Carolina Equine Hospital has the capability to run this labwork on site for emergency analysis.
If your horse has troubling symptoms or simply needs a routine check-up, you can trust the experienced equine specialists at Carolina Equine Hospital to provide prompt and compassionate care. Call us at 336-349-4048- or request an appointment online.