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RADIOGRAPH INFORMATION

REQUIRED FOR ALL HORSES

  • Owners of all horses are required to provide digital radiographs by October 25th, 2021. Radiographs can be dated no earlier than six months prior (Must be taken on or after April 25th, 2021)

  • Upon acceptance into the sale, you will be e-mailed a form to be filled out by the veterinarian taking radiographs of the selected horse.  This will include required images as well​

  • ALL radiographs required must be submitted.  Incorrect images and/or incorrect amount of images will be subject to a $100 resubmission fee

YOUR HORSE WILL NOT BE SIFTED DUE TO GENERAL MAINTENANCE.  SIFTING WILL RESULT ONLY IF OUR LICENSED VETERINARIAN WHO VIEWS THE IMAGES CANNOT PASS THE HORSE BASED ON THE RADIOGRAPHS ALONE.  We have worked hard to develop a sale with complete transparency, and we know that horses with this amount of training, age and use will not always x-ray perfectly. It is our duty as sale representatives to provide all known information on each horse.  It is the buyers responsibility to educate themselves prior to bidding.  

 

HORSES SELL AS IS, NO EXCEPTIONS.  

HORSES WILL STILL RECEIVE A BASIC VET CHECK UPON CHECK IN TO THE SALE

RADIOGRAPHS WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR PUBLIC VIEWING BY NOVEMBER 10th, 2021

RADIOGRAPH REQUIREMENTS 

  • All digital radiographs MUST be submitted WITH attached form filled out by a licensed veterinarian (form will be provided upon sale acceptance).  If you already have current radiographs that have been taken since April 25th, these must be dated and include the name of the veterinarian, clinic name and location

  • Absolute deadline for digital radiographs to be submitted to the sale office is:
    Monday October 25th, 2021

  • Radiographs can be dated no earlier than April 25th, 2021

  • Images must be e-mailed to mesa@artofthecowgirl.com

  • Owner may include as many additional images as desired

  • It is encouraged that owners get a full pre purchase exam, including flexing and hoof testing, and to include findings in radiograph report submission.  This is not required

 

REQUIRED VIEWS 

  • STIFLE: (Bilateral) 

       Caudocranial view with 10-20 degree proximodistal beam

       Caudal 30-degree lateral – craniomedial oblique – in a weight bearing position
 

  • HOCK: (Bilateral) 

      AP
      Lateral to medial DLPMO DMPLO 

  • FRONT FOOT NAVICULAR BONE: (Bilateral) 

       60-degree DP of foot using navicular bone technique Skyline/Flexor view of navicular bone 

  • FETLOCK & DISTAL LIMB: (Bilateral Fore and Hind) 

       AP (elevated 15-degree dorsopalmar or dorsoplantar) Lateral to medial 

  • KNEE: (Bilateral) 

       DLPMO
       Flexed lateral to medial