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Rachel Gottlieb, DVM

Rachel Gottlieb, DVM, is an associate veterinarian at Northwest Equine Performance in Mulino, Oregon, a practice that focuses exclusively on lameness and performance horse issues. She’s also an associate team veterinarian for the United States Eventing Team. Gottlieb is a graduate of the University of California-Davis, where she also completed the Large Animal Ultrasound Fellowship. Gottlieb's professional interests include sports medicine, musculoskeletal ultrasound, and regenerative therapy.

Articles by: Rachel Gottlieb, DVM

heat in a hock; suspensory injuries in horses

Heat in a Compensating Limb

An off-track Thoroughbred with a mild suspensory strain has heat in the opposing hock. Could this mean he’s compensating for the suspensory injury?

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