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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.

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Featured Product:
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.

Owning a horse can be a big investment in time, money and emotion.  Unfortunately, horses seldom come with a money-back guarantee. FVEP recommends having a vet perform a comprehensive pre-purchase exam

Did You Know?
The average horse drinks 5 to 10 gallons of fresh water per day.

Resources

Body Condition Score-Chart

Body Condition Scoring Body condition influences everything in your horse’s life, from reproductive efficiency, to performance, to good health. By using Body Condition Scoring, you can find out what kind of shape your horse is in, and work to improve the score.... read more

What All Owners Should Know How To Do

Whether you’ve owned horses for one week or fifty years, you should know how to check for these key things.

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All About Colic: Symptoms & What to Do

Learn the different types and causes of colic, how to recognize symptoms, and the action you should take if your horse is suffering from colic.

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Plants Toxic to Horses

While most poisonous plants have a bitter taste that causes horses to avoid eating them, repeated exposure to certain weeds and trees can have serious effects. This guide will help you recognize the most common of these dangerous plants.

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