Safe Exercise in Cold Weather

The nights may be drawing out (yes, they really are!) but warm weather still feels very far away! Horse’s are much more prone to injuries at this time of year, here’s why:

horse trailer transport

Emergency transport – what’s your plan?

A weekend on call reminded me recently of the importance of our clients having a plan on transporting their horse or pony in an emergency situation. Is it something you have thought about? Would you have transport available if your vet advised your horse needed moving urgently to a veterinary clinic, or referring as an emergency to an equine hospital? I remember when


Gastroscopy clinic!

***£100 gastroscopy offer***

Friday 9th November 2018 @ Stapleton, Darrington

Did you know…?

The only way to definitively diagnose equine gastric ulcers is by gastroscopy…


Farewell Anna!

Last week we said a fond farewell to our lovely Anna. Anna joined the practice in August 2016 and we knew she was special from the day she came for an interview


Essential guide to autumn worming

The nights are drawing in and the mornings are feeling fresher, winter is just around the corner which means it’s time to think about your autumn worming plan.


Should I clip my horse?

I’m not sure what’s happened but all of a sudden, my pony seems to have turned into a woolly mammoth!

Having hairy horses during winter is inevitable, if you don’t do much ridden work it often won’t become a problem.


Summer Hoof Care

The old saying ‘no foot no horse’ couldn’t be more true and this time of year we are seeing a lot of lame horses due to foot problems. It looks like the long dry spell has come to an end

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Welcome to the weekend everyone How many of us can relate to our photo this week, and just ‘know’ what our horse is thinking, or even feel that..

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