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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.

New to Fox Valley Equine Practice?

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.

Featured Article:

My horse won’t put any weight on his hoof!

One of the most common causes of sudden-onset lameness in horses is an abscess. Read more about the cause and treatment of hoof abscesses.

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


New!   Stable Lab Serum Amyloid A Blood Test

Your horse is ill or uncomfortable.  Is it just inflammation or is it  an infection?
Your horse is breathing hard.  Is it allergies or do they have pneumonia?
Your horse’s leg is swollen.  Is he injured or does he have a lymphangitis infection?

Fox Valley Equine recently acquired a stall-side kit which is used to test for Serum Amyloid A, a bio-marker that elevates in cases of infection.  Stable Lab has developed this new approach to diagnostics and treatment which will aid in making better decisions sooner.If infection is indicated, this simple blood test allows our vets to start antibiotics earlier.  If no infection is indicated, unnecessary treatment is avoided, if no infection is indicated.  We can also use this test to indicate if current antibiotics are working.

Fox Valley Equine is pleased to be able to offer this service to it’s clients.

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