Comprehensive, reliable
laboratory diagnostics for
equine practitioners.

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For more than 30 years, Antech has been a laboratory partner of choice for equine practitioners. Antech delivers the diagnostic information that equine veterinarians rely on whether the horse is a companion, working horse or world-class competition horse.

Core Diagnostics and Advanced Testing: Antech offers a range of core diagnostic testing including profiles for hepatic, renal, neurological, and gastrointestinal disease. Partnerships with other diagnostic laboratories expands testing to include a range of additional services with exclusive PCR panels, infectious disease testing, EPM diagnostics, pre-purchase exam screens, and many more.

Preventative Health Care and Coggins Testing: The Equine Health Program (EHP) is focused on preventative health care for horses. The program is designed to accommodate the scope of horses in a practice from performance and pleasure to senior horses. Early detection of disease can lead to a more successful outcome and a longer healthier life. Antech offers many options for Coggins testing to meet your practice needs. Ask about our exclusive GVL Direct Bill program to streamline your monthly billing!

Endocrine Testing: Antech offers an array of endocrine testing options for PPID, Insulin Dysregulation (ID) and Thyroid Disorders. Testing is done in-house in most of our laboratories allowing for rapid turn-around time and eliminating shipping costs. See the Equine Test Guide.

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Equine Product Offerings

Antech offers a complete range of diagnostic testing that can be tailored to your practice needs.

  • Comprehensive range of tests from preventative health care to diagnosis of disease.
  • Consultation with a board-certified Equine Internal Medicine specialist for test or case related questions.
  • Partnerships with Sound imaging, Antech imaging services, and veterinary software integration.
  • An online system and mobile app for easy access to diagnostic results.
View Equine Test Guide
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Equine Educational Resources

Educating equine veterinarians on current diagnostic testing and best practices in equine medicine is an important part of what we offer, including sponsorship at equine educational conferences, access to continuing education, webinars on new product availability, and news on industry trends.

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Have questions? Contact Equine Customer Service at 1-800-955-6353

Meet The Team

Amy Polkes, DVM, DACVIM
National Equine Professional Services Veterinarian

Dr. Amy Polkes received her veterinary degree from Purdue University and then completed a residency and board certification in Large Animal Internal Medicine at the University of Florida. Dr. Polkes currently resides in Maryland with her husband (a small animal internal medicine specialist), 2 children and 3 dogs. She has a mobile Equine Internal Medicine practice servicing many surrounding states in the Northeast. Dr. Polkes has been with Antech since 2002 starting as an Equine consultant. Her current role with Antech Diagnostics is to support Equine veterinarians with pertinent diagnostic testing capabilities, Equine education and consultation support.

Christina Lawton
Equine Business Development Manager
(West Coast)

Christina started a lifetime with horses while growing up in Ohio. At the age of 4 she began riding and taking lessons and continued throughout the Quarter Horse circuit till her move to Lexington, KY in 2005 where she began studies towards her Equine Management degree at the University of Kentucky. Graduating in 2010, Christina held the position as the General Manager of Swifty Farms. Christina helped guide the decisions of what to buy and sell to race and then moved into a position as Racing Manager for Tom Proctor Racing Stable in 2014 located at major tracks and training centers including Arlington Park, Keeneland, Churchill Downs, Fair Hill, Santa Anita and Del Mar.

Beth Schmitt
Equine Business Development Manager

Beth is a graduate of Purdue University School of Veterinary Technology. She worked as a Registered Veterinary Technician, horse owner, and hospital administrator in equine, mixed animal, and companion animal practices. Beth joined Antech in 2003 as territory manager for Indiana and Kentucky and moved to the role of Equine Business Development Manager in January 2018.

John Jacobs
Equine Business Development Manager
(East Coast)

John holds a Dutch Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering and a NIMA marketing degree. He started his career in the medical ultrasound market place with Pie Medical/Esaotein the Netherlands as a sales manager for part of Europe. After experiencing all facets of the international ultrasound business, he became International sales manager for Central and South America stationed in Curaçao for 5 years. John moved to the US with his family in 2004 and was part of the Eklin digital X-Ray start up that later merged with Sound where he learned more about imaging in the USA veterinary market.

Carrie Morrison
Equine Diagnostic and Imaging Business Development Specialist

Carrie started riding at two years of age and traveled extensively for equine sporting events with the Canadian Equestrian Team in 1997. She transitioned into small animal veterinary medicine in 2001 after several injuries. She lives in Guelph, Ontario and is the Equine Diagnostic and Imaging Business Specialist for all of Canada. She is married to a police officer and together, they have five children and five grandchildren. On the weekends, she loves to kayak withher grandkids, manage teenage drama, hunt and rider her ATV in deep Northern Ontario.

Find the tests you want with ease.

Search our equine diagnostic test guide for the most commonly requested equine diagnostic tests. Consultation for diagnostic testing questions is available with our equine customer service agents or equine consultation department with an equine veterinary specialist.

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Equine Imaging Options

Antech Sound Equine includes a suite of Veterinary Imaging and Therapy Solutions. See why over 12,000 veterinarians have chosen us as their imaging partner.

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