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About This Video

Dr. Sarah Escaro demonstrates the proper technique to check your horse's pulse and heart rate.

About The Expert

Sarah Escaro DVM
Sarah Escaro DVM
Hagyard Equine Medical Institute

A graduate of the College of Veterinary Medicine at Auburn University, Dr. Escaro originally joined the Hagyard Equine Medical Institute team as a surgery intern in 2019 until 2020. In January 2022, she rejoined the practice under the surgery department and now works as a performance horse vet. Her responsibilities include diagnosing and managing lameness in sport horses of various disciplines, image acquisition and pre-purchase examinations for the thoroughbred sales, and occasional racetrack work.

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