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Geriatric Care

Due to significant advances in equine health care and diagnostics, horses are living longer, and as they do, they require care unique to the older horse. With preventative medicine and meticulous care from their owners, horses are competing later in life. Not only are horses living longer, but their quality of life has improved.

Animal Medical Center offers complete preventative program including maintenance and diagnostic services designed for the welfare of the aging horse. Early detection and implementation of a medical management program are key to monitoring the aging process in horses. Early diagnosis of subtle changes begins with a base line measurement for future comparisons, which later helps extend the health of your horse.

Geriatric services include:

  • Wellness exams
  • Individual vaccination & deworming programs
  • Individual evaluation of body condition & nutrition
  • Dental Care
  • Individual medical therapy to meet the changing needs of the aging horse
  • Blood work to include CBC and chemistry profile,
  • Cushings Disease testing