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Fox Valley Equine practice serves clients within a 35-mile radius of the practice office in LaFox, IL. We serve back-yard barns to large boarding facilities, Miniature Horses to Clydesdales, pleasure horses to equine athletes, newborn foals to senior horses.

Established in 1990, by Dr. David Heinze, Fox Valley Equine Practice is dedicated to providing the best field medicine available for clients and their horses.  Our mobile practice provides lameness evaluations, state-of-the-art diagnostics, reproductive services, preventative care, emergency services, surgery, dentistry, chiropractic, pre-purchase exams and cutting-edge medicine.

Fox Valley Equine wishes to be part of a team that includes owners, trainers, farriers, stable managers, caretakers and referral hospitals.

We will care for your horses as if they were our horses.

New to Fox Valley Equine Practice?

Featured Product:
Equine Adequan® I.M.

Provide relief for your horse’s symptoms of joint damage: heat, swelling, pain and lameness, with Adequan i.m. Adequan is recommended for the intramuscular treatment of non-infectious degenerative and/or traumatic joint dysfunction and associated lameness of the carpal and hock joints in horses. It’s the only equine joint therapy clinically proven to relieve symptoms and treat the underlying causes of equine degenerative joint disease.

Featured Article:
It’s Summer and it’s Hot!
When is it too hot for my horse and what should I do about it?

Dr. Lewis explains the signs of heat stress and gives recommendations for keeping your horse cool during the hottest months of summer.

Did You Know?
The average horse drinks 5 to 10 gallons of fresh water per day.


Dr. Lewis recently attended Colorado State University’s Equine Reproduction Laboratory for an advanced reproductive techniques course.  The 5-day course focused on recent advancements in equine reproduction.  Dr. Lewis learned more about ovarian & oviductal issues, mammary gland concerns, management options for mares that are difficult to get in foal, and mare behavioral problems that arise in many mares.  Dr. Lewis participated in advanced hands-on reproductive wet labs, included handling and freezing equine semen, equine embryo flushing, embryo transfers as well as freezing embryos, and equine oocyte collection. 

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