We are thankful for all of our FVEP clients.
Fox Valley Equine practice serves clients within a 35-mile radius of the practice office in LaFox, IL. We serve back-yard barns to large boarding facilities, Miniature Horses to Clydesdales, pleasure horses to equine athletes, newborn foals to senior horses.
Established in 1990, by Dr. David Heinze, Fox Valley Equine Practice is dedicated to providing the best field medicine available for clients and their horses. Our mobile practice provides lameness evaluations, state-of-the-art diagnostics, reproductive services, preventative care, emergency services, surgery, dentistry, chiropractic, pre-purchase exams and cutting-edge medicine.
Fox Valley Equine wishes to be part of a team that includes owners, trainers, farriers, stable managers, caretakers and referral hospitals.
We will care for your horses as if they were our horses.
New to Fox Valley Equine Practice?
Equine Adequan® I.M.
Provide relief for your horse’s symptoms of joint damage: heat, swelling, pain and lameness, with Adequan i.m. Adequan is recommended for the intramuscular treatment of non-infectious degenerative and/or traumatic joint dysfunction and associated lameness of the carpal and hock joints in horses. It’s the only equine joint therapy clinically proven to relieve symptoms and treat the underlying causes of equine degenerative joint disease.
Do I need to put a blanket on my horse?
Read more to learn about, if and when, you need to put a blanket on your horse.
Did You Know?
The average horse drinks 5 to 10 gallons of fresh water per day.
New! Pro-Stride Treatment
Fox Valley Equine Practice is excited to introduce the latest in regenerative medicine treatment called Pro-Stride. It is the most advanced treatment available on the farm, in a single visit. It is a centrifuged solution of your own horses’ blood that provides all the important healing factors which are immediately administered in a super concentrated joint injection. It is a very portable system, and allows our veterinarians to provide advanced treatment for arthritis on your farm in one visit.
Studies have demonstrated pain relief for up to one year with just one treatment. Pro-Stride treatment is natural and steroid-free There is no drug withholding times for competitors at the FEI and USEF levels. It is also safe for use in young horses; and Cushings, Laminitis/Founder and Insulin Resistant (IR) horses.
Fox Valley Equine is pleased to be able to offer this service to it’s clients.