Originally Posted by Speed Racer
First of all, no one does autopsies on horses, they do necropsies.
I had a mare I rushed to my vet after she was kicked in the ribs. She died moments after getting her there, and the vet said he had a good idea of what happened, but later that night, he did an autopsie on her, cut her open and saw what had happened that a rib broke and punctured into her main artery.
Now, for drug testing I have no idea. But I thought an autopsie was to see how someone or something died.