Great Lakes Equine


From educational articles to emergency stories, Great Lakes Equine doctors give you a peak into their every day work lives and answer questions on a variety of equine-related subjects commonly asked by our clients.

Dr. Vicky

Buy the Right Way with a Pre-purchase Exam. \ by Dr. Vicky \

You just found the horse of dreams! Congrats! Before you write that check and load him in the trailer you’ll want to do one very important thing. Schedule a pre-purchase exam. Whether you are the buyer or the seller, an exam before the horse changes hands will be beneficial for everyone involved. Buying a horse…Read More

Dr. Vicky

A Pain in the EYE! \ by Dr. Vicky \

  Every horse owner knows this feeling. You find a problem with your horse ask yourself, “Do I need to call a vet? Will he get better by himself? Can I treat this myself?” It can be a hard question to answer. However, if the problem you noticed is with the eyes, most likely the…Read More

Dr. Vicky

Baby… It’s Cold Outside \ by Dr. Vicky \

The cold weather is upon us and the coldest is still yet to come. Although horses are hearty animals, there are some things you can do for your horse to keep him more comfortable and healthy over the winter. Offer warm water Horses should always have unlimited access to clean water. Although you may have…Read More

Dr. Rob

Memorial Day Miracle \ by Dr. Rob \

While serving as the on-call veterinarian on Memorial Day, I received an early morning page requesting a response to a trauma situation.  I quickly contacted the individuals to discover that two horses had collided in a pasture. One of the horses, we’ll call him Trigger, was stuck on his side and flipped over onto the…Read More

\ Other Blog Entries \

Buy the Right Way with a Pre-purchase Exam.

A Pain in the EYE!

Baby… It’s Cold Outside

Memorial Day Miracle

Tucker’s Survival Story

Stuck in a Ravine

Why do horses get ulcers, and what can we do to treat them?

What Is Veterinary Spinal Manipulation Therapy?

Be Watchful of Laminitis