If you are thinking about purchasing a new horse, our Vets at Racetrack Veterinary Services strongly recommend getting a pre-purchase examination (Vet Check) done to ensure that the horse you will be buying is suitable for the intended use in any equine discipline; Equestrian, Racing and pleasure.
A standard pre-purchase exam includes the following:
An Advanced Pre-purchase examination includes the following:
While our veterinary practice is situated in Mornington on the Mornington Peninsula, our team has completed pre-purchase examinations Australia-wide including travelling Internationally. We have an experienced team of Veterinarians and Veterinary Nurses, where no job is too big or too small.
We regularly perform pre-purchase examinations for racehorses being exported through the Hong Kong Jockey Club (HKJC) and Malayan Racing Association (MRA). Our Vets can also examine X-rays and watch video endoscopic files of horses including, but not limited to the Thoroughbred Yearling sales, to which they determine if the horse is suitable for a racing syndication/racing career.
Each veterinary Examination completed is client specific and confidential. At Racetrack Veterinary Services, we value our client working relationships.