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Cardiac abnormalities can be the most challenging clinical findings to fully characterize and can play an important role in limiting equine performance, particularly in high-level equine athletes. Our Cardiology Service is staffed by leaders in their field with advanced training in equine cardiology and interpretive expertise. We utilize the latest in ultrasound technology to diagnose and treat all equine athletes. We welcome referrals for investigations of poor performance, murmurs and arrhythmias (rhythm changes) discovered at pre-purchase examinations, routine health checks or during an illness.

  • Echocardiography (Ultrasound)
  • Electrocardiography (EKG)
  • Continuous 24-hour electrocardiography (Holter monitoring)
  • Cardiac troponin I analysis
  • High-speed treadmill testing
  • Cardiac stress testing

We follow a multi-disciplinary approach that enables our Cardiology Service to work in collaboration with board-certified clinicians within Sports MedicineInternal MedicineImaging and Surgery, resulting in the most comprehensive diagnosis and treatment of your horse.

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