Lameness is a large part of sport horse medicine. Dr Simmelink's expertise and experience in systematically evaluating a lame horse or a performance issue in your athlete assures that you will gain as complete an understanding as possible of the issues at hand.  A diagnostic and therapeutic plan will be designed to best address the issue while working carefully to fit your economic needs. Dr Simmelink offers digital radiographs and regional nerve blocks and will work closely with a referral veterinarian if more technologically advanced diagnostics are indicated.

     If there is a shoeing problem, she will confer with your farrier after making a clinical assessment and devise a corrective shoeing plan.