We are an equine practice with all our vets being equine only

It can be really tempting just to leave our horses rugged up at the moment… but you REALLY need to check up on what’s happening underneath on a regular basis – ideally, daily.

horse with rugIs the rug rubbing?
Do they have early rain scald?

Are they gaining or losing weight?

Do they have any parasites (typically lice at this time of year)?

Are there any wounds hidden by rug and/or mud?

Advice about Equine Asthma

Some horses suffer from a dust allergy – Equine Asthma (which used to be called COPD, RAO, or “Heaves”)

Advice about Colic

Did you know that 90% of colics are “medical” ie caused by a malfunction of the gut that doesn’t need surgery to fix?

Equine Travel Tips for the summer

With the summer holidays upon us, how many of you are getting out and about, travelling around with your horses or ponies?