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For Equine Vets Everywhere

Pre-Purchase Examination 

Guidance on the examination of a horse on behalf of a prospective purchaser

The aim of the pre-purchase examination is to carry out a thorough clinical examination on behalf of a potential purchaser to identify and assess factors of a veterinary nature that could prejudice the horse's suitability for its intended use. BEVA have provided the below resources to support Veterinary Surgeons undertaking a pre-purchase examination.

Pre-purchase Worksheets 

Available from the bookshop

The worksheets are A3 pads of 50. If you are looking for the new Pre-Purchase Examination Certificate you will need to contact the Veterinary Defence Society.