Ultrasound examinations can be a vital tool in the diagnosis of a wide range of equine diseases and conditions. Examples of the many uses of ultrasound include:

  • Reproductive scanning to aid optimal time for insemination, pregnancy diagnosis and treatment of twinning.
  • High specification ultrasound for scanning tendons and ligaments which are commonly injured in performance horses.
  • Scanning of internal organs such as the heart, liver, kidney, intestines and lungs to provide valuable diagnostic information.
  • Precise and safe guided biopsy of the liver, kidneys and other internal structures.
  • Ultrasound to assist with guiding medication of facet joints of the neck.