Damascus Equine Associates

1941 Long Corner Road, Mount Airy, MD 21771

"Damascus Equine Associates offers a wide range of both ambulatory and in-clinic veterinary services in central Maryland.  We are dedicated to providing high quality comprehensive care, with the long term health and well being of your horse as our primary mission."

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Pre-Purchase Exams

Pre-purchase examinations are available to prospective buyers to assist in the decision-making process of buying a horse.  A pre-purchase examination reflects the health and soundness of the horse on the day of the evaluation and is no guarantee of future soundness and suitability.

The exam includes evaluation of the cardiovascular and pulmonary systems before and after exercise, an ophthalmic exam, along with a close examination of the entire horse.

A basic lameness exam including flexion tests are also used to evaluate the soundness of the horse.  The horse may also be lunged or ridden.

In addition to the pre-purchase examination, radiographs, ultrasound, blood work and drug screens are also available depending on the discretion of the prospective buyer and/or veterinarian.

Pre-purchase examinations can be done at the clinic or at the farm.