Pre Purchase Examinations

Buying a horse can be a stressful and complicated matter. MacLeod Equine offers pre purchase examinations to help ease the uncertainty of buying a new horse. The exam carries tremendous value in accumulating health information regarding your potential purchase.

What to expect:

  • A collection of historical information regarding the horse
  • A thorough physical examination
  • A thorough gait evaluation that is comprised of a hands on exam, analysis while being lunged and/or ridden, and routine flexions tests.
  • A detailed report of all of our findings and a chance to discuss these findings and their relevance, to you the purchaser.


Pre Purchase examinations can also include the following if the buyer so chooses:

  • Digital Radiographs
  • Digital Ultrasonography
  • Blood Work/Drug Screening
  • Breeding soundness evaluation
  • Endoscopy
  • Insurance Examination Paperwork