Thermography in racing-class animals health monitoring

Racing-class animals, taking the horse, for instance, often meet conditions in tendon or muscle induced during a fierce race. However, as prey animals in nature, horses tend to mask injury to avoid predation. They hide it so well that the ailment can go unnoticed even by seasoned horse trainers.

However, good thermal imagers can easily identify injuries, even though these haven’t advanced to a critical stage yet. The scope of thermal medical inspection includes evaluation of soft tissues like muscles, tendons, and ligaments, as well as skeleton issues like ruptured discs and bone cysts.

With interchangeable macro lens and wide FOV, FOTRIC 346A thermal imager allows inspectors to discover potential health issues in an instant, even for larger animals like horses.