phd veterinary services

PHD veterinary services are designed specifically for the performance horse industry. The unique advantage of PHD veterinary services is that it combines the most advanced technology with specialty training and provides them in a mobile setting. Modern technology allows for the mobilization of advanced, diagnostic equipment directly to the horse. As such, performance horse clientele would prefer to have their horses evaluated on site rather than transport to a distant facility due to the cost and risk of transportation. This niche will be filled by Performance Horse Doc veterinary service as Dr. Porter will provide a unique combination of advanced equine sports medicine technology and internal medicine specialization directly on the farm. Performance Horse Doc (PHD) veterinary services will be completely mobile and include a customized vehicle complete with a data analysis center.

PHD veterinary services will include:
  • Digital radiography, digital ultrasound, video gate analysis and video endoscopy.
Internal Medicine specialist evaluation of performance horses including:
  • Lameness exams
  • Weight loss/nutrition work up
  • Respiratory diseases work up
  • Neurologic diseases work up
  • Pre-purchase examinations

Performance Horse Doc veterinary services overall approach to the performance horse market will be based on providing a service that is technically sophisticated, convenient, and exactly what the client wants. The vehicle and equipment will consist of the leading-edge technology and will include digital x-ray and ultrasound, video endoscope, and video gate analysis. Dr. Porter developed PHD veterinary services to satisfy a need by performance horse owners/trainers for specialty skills in a mobile setting.