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  • Recommendation for Vet WA

    I'm looking for a vet specializing in lameness in WA. Can anyone recommend one? Mostly I need an exam and tests done on my horse. Please PM me.

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    Where are you located? Are you able to haul to a clinic, or you do expect the vet to come to you?

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      Originally posted by ownedbyapony View Post
      I'm looking for a vet specializing in lameness in WA. Can anyone recommend one? Mostly I need an exam and tests done on my horse. Please PM me.
      Dr. Bryant at Pilchuck comes highly recommended!!
      RIP Sucha Smooth Whiskey
      May 17,2004 - March 29, 2010
      RIP San Lena Peppy
      May 3, 1991 - March 11, 2010

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        #4
        I can't haul out so the vet would have to come to me. I got a couple names of vets and will be calling. Thank you!

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          Dr. Revenaugh goes up there sometimes.
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          • #6
            Here is Dr. Revenaugh's web site:
            http://www.equinepi.com/

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            • #7
              I third Dr. Revenaugh. Fabulous lameness vet. Not sure if he still travels to WA, but worth calling to find out.
              Proud member of the "Don't rush to kill wildlife" clique!

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              • #8
                Revenaugh is great, and does still go up to Olympia or thereabouts, but in order to get him to your barn, you would need to have a number of horses to see (can't recall if it is 4 or 5 or ?).

                Bryant from Pilchuck is good -- I have worked with him once in the past. Not sure where you are, but Stenslie in Auburn came highly recommended to me in the past -- there are two of them (brothers) and I can't remember which is the lameness guy, maybe John?

                Recently I have been dealing with Sara Perkins from Rainier and been really impressed with her. I wish I could talk her into coming all the way down to me (she worked on my horses while they were in Yelm), but then again, I'm close enough to Rev's clinic that I just pack up and go there with my lameness stuff.

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                • #9
                  Sara Owens is a new lameness specialist in the area and does farm calls. She did a very extensive PPE on a horse for me in October and really impressed me. I am very very hard to impress!!! I think she has evented upper levels her self.

                  I was shocked when I got my bill. She is very affordable. I was expecting a bill in the $1500-2000 range and it was well under $1000.

                  She has a website if you google.

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                    I don't know exactly what services I will need. What should I request to be done during the lameness exam? X-rays? What do vets usually in lameness cases prescribe if they find no fractures? My horse is already on stall rest till a vet comes out. If you had x-rays done on a lame horse how much did you pay for one x-ray (under $75)?

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                      Originally posted by ownedbyapony View Post
                      I don't know exactly what services I will need. What should I request to be done during the lameness exam? X-rays? What do vets usually in lameness cases prescribe if they find no fractures? My horse is already on stall rest till a vet comes out. If you had x-rays done on a lame horse how much did you pay for one x-ray (under $75)?
                      It will really depend on what the vet finds during the exam what sort of diagnostics will be called for. Most mobile vets are going to have the capability to do x-rays and ultrasound in the field, so will likely suggest one of those if they feel it is warranted. They might also want to do nerve blocks to isolate the lameness to an area of the leg -- depends again on what their exam tells them. So not sure one can really know ahead of time what will happen or what the cost will be.

                      Now, I can say that around here, x-rays run about $40-50 each view and you might have several views just to look at one joint (like stifle might be 3 views, or one foot might be 5 views). Ultrasounds might be $100-250, depending how much they do and who you are dealing with. Nerve blocks ... I can't recall, but maybe $30 each? It can add up. Then you have the farm call, exam fee (I've had lameness exams range from $50 to $250, depending what/who).

                      If you talk to the vet or the clinic ahead of time, they might be able to at least run down some of the typical costs if that helps. I usually just show up with my visa and I'm happy when the bill is just in the 3-digit range with my collection of horses!

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                        Okay. I had a vet tell me they charge $75 per joint to x-ray. I'm still waiting for a reply from a couple others.

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