Diagnostic Imaging: Know Your Options

Equine veterinarians have many tools at hand to help pinpoint problem areas and diagnose issues. Some of these modalities are portable enough to take on a farm call, while others are only accessible at clinics or hospitals. Use this visual guide to learn about the machines and technologies your veterinarian might use to look inside your horse and why.

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Take-Home Message

Your veterinarian can recommend the best imaging approach to diagnose your horse’s injury, disease, or health status. Know that not all clinics and practitioners have access to all these technologies, and prices can vary significantly by practice and location.