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Take a look at this lovely foot abscess!
If you book a visit on your zone day your visit charge will be at the reduced price of £30
Throughout the summer we will be offering the blood test for Cushings at the reduced price of £10 plus your visit fee
Here are two x-ray images of the same foot of a laminitic pony several months apart
We have had a good but cold day vetting for the Area 16 Riding Clubs Show Cross.
Nice to see our fence getting lots of use.
We need to introduce our new vet Silvia Janska who some of you will have already met over the last two weeks
Book your horse in in March and get a 50% discount on your first gastroscope!
One of our vets – Richard Coppack – has a Certificate in Veterinary Dermatology and 30 years experience
It is an erosion of the stomach wall, caused by excessive exposure to acid produced in the stomach
Lymphangitis is inflammation associated with lymphatic system
Researchers investigate horses’ social cognitive skills with humans
Cushings disease, or PPID, is a condition that we usually see in the older horse population
What seed is this and what condition can it cause in horses?
As the nights draw in closer and the weather gets colder the time that our horses spend stabled inevitably increases.
Rupert thought he could have a go at being a Grand Prix showjumper and was found in this rather sticky situation last week
We received the following from an insurance company regarding the information they will gather when processing a claim
Flashing lights and loud bangs can certainly upset even the quietest of horses.
A call came through this morning to attend to a young filly with a wound to its forehead.
The owner was unsure how the wound occurred as she was found in the field with blood on its forehead.
Thank you to everyone who came to our Geriatric Health evening – all about caring for the older horse or pony, especially important at this time of year as we head into winter!
Do you as owners understand how important it is that the person who does your horses teeth is properly qualified?
We have 2 new additions to our supplement range. Firstly the Veterinary sand clear, which is a psyllium supplement….
Congratulations to Emily Hobson and Alice for an excellent result on the weekend! What a beautiful mare she has grown to be. We have known her since she was inside her Mum! Lovely to follow them through from conception to competition! Just wanted to say how fantastic...
If you are concerned your horse/pony may have cushing's you are able to get the initial test free of charge until the 31st October 2016 courtesy of Boehringer's 'Talk about Laminitis'. If you would like further information or want to speak to a vet regarding your...
Fantastic attendance for our Client Evening at Robin Hood Horse & Country Store. We were kindly sponsored by Zoetis and Baileys Feeds. We had a very informative education programme based around worming, feeding, cushings and laminitis. And lovely goodie bags with...
We have had a confirmed case of grass sickness this week which has unfortunately had to be put to sleep, as do 95% of grass sickness cases. The Equine Grass Sickness Fund is a great source of information re this horrible condition. Read more at...
Just a quick heads up to our clients living in areas with sandy soil such as the Isle of Axholme. We have had a increase in the number of sand colics our vets have been diagnosing. Sand colics result from the build up of sand in the intestines. Horses don't...
Castration season is upon us! We usually castrate colts from 6 months onwards - we can do it as soon as both testicles are present if they are starting to show colt-like behaviour. Spring is the best time to do this before the flies are too bad. The procedure can be...
Another week and another amazing mare to share with you! This is Candy, a 24 year old pony, who gave everyone on her yard a fright back in January when she was found one night in the field very distressed and bleeding from her jaw. Richard attended to stabilise her...
We wanted to share with you the recovery story of this amazing mare. The photos are fairly gory - you have been warned! Back in September 2015, this lovely girl tried, rather unsuccessfully, to jump a metal gate out of her field. She sustained a big wound to her left...
This morning (1st April!) Richard was called out to Ticky, who was found with a nail in her foot. Luckily her owner had left the nail in position so Richard could X-ray to check if the nail had penetrated any vital structures. We are very pleased to say that Ticky was...
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We run a ‘zone’ visit scheme enabling reduced price visits on certain days in certain areas. The zone visit fee is split between the number of horses seen at any one location, even with multiple owners.
If there are 5 or more horses to see at the one location the zone visit fee is waived altogether.
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