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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.

Featured Article:

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.


FVEP is proud to offer Pro-Stride Advanced Joint Therapy, a natural, drug-free, point-of-care, anti-inflammatory joint treatment containing a concentrated supercharged solution of cells, platelets, growth factors and anti-inflammatory proteins, including IL1-ra (commonly referred to as the IRAP protein). Pro-Stride will reduce pain associated with arthritis and deliver naturally occurring anti-inflammatory proteins. Pro-Stride Injection is capable of slowing cartilage degradation and improving mobility.
  • Pain relief for up to one year following a single injection
  • Delivers a highly concentrated solution of anti-inflammatory proteins including IL1-ra
  • Slows cartilage degradation
  • Upcoming Events

    1. 2017 Winter Bloodwork Special

      January 3 - February 28