Equine General Information

The equine side of the practice is very extensive, with clients travelling to us from all over the UK. We travel to studs (horse breeding farms) as far afield as Newark, Nottingham, Southwell, Doncaster, Manchester, Bakewell, Wrexham, Cheshire, Shropshire, Kidderminster, Hereford, Ashby de la Zouch, together with many local studs nearer the Clinic. Please enquire as to whether we come into your area. Mares and stallions may also be visited at one of our satellite surgeries.

We deal with all types of horses from Shetlands to Shires, from pet ponies to priceless competition animals.

We offer the following services:

Routine Vaccinations


  • Equine Flu and Tetanus
  • Equine Flu only
  • Tetanus
  • Herpes Virus
  • Equine Viral Arteritis (for Stallions – Artervac)


Clinical Diagnosis of Disease, Injury and Lameness

Assisted by Radiography (X rays) , Ultrasonography, Endoscopy and Laboratory Diagnosis

Pre- Purchase Examinations (Vetting)

Full 5 Stage or limited 2 Stage

Insurance examinations

Either full 5 stage as Pre-Purchase or Mortality only

Castrations Click here.

From foals, youngstock, to mature stallions

Other surgical procedures Click here.


  • Abdominal surgery including - Rig surgery, Colic surgery, Hernia operations, Infected umbilicus removal
  • Foal Periosteal Elevations,Transphyseal screws
  • Arthroscopic surgery including cartilage chip and fracture removals.
  • Laparoscopic surgery including ovariectomies and standing rig surgery, Application of PGE to oviducts
  • Tumour and lump removals, sarcoids, etc.


Microchipping

A once in a lifetime, permanent identification of your horse or pony. (For further details please click here)

Passport issuing

We can either complete a passport application of your choice, or we can use Pet ID forms.

Dental work Click here.

Routine dental rasping, wolf teeth removal , cheek teeth removal, diastema widening, bracing parrot mouths in foals

Remedial shoeing

We work in close conjunction with our farriers.

And of course any aspect of Equine Reproduction work, using a team of reproduction experts second to none.

Artificial Insemination (A.I.) Fresh, Chilled or Frozen Click here.

(Our practice produced the first foal in the UK using semen frozen in the UK in 1993.)

Embryo Transfer Click here.



Walking In to any stallion in the country.



Semen collection, analysis and shipping from your stallion.