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  • Managing your horse with Cushing’s Disease

    13th July 2018

    Your horse has been diagnosed with PPID – what causes it and what are the signs? • PPID or equine Cushing’s disease is a hormonal disease caused by changes in the pituitary gland (which is found at the base of the brain). PPID refers to this abnormality. • It becomes…

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  • Head Shaking

    10th January 2018

    What is headshaking?   The term headshaking simply refers to any shaking of the head – up and down or side to side or round and round (rotational). Some horses show signs of headshaking all the time and some are seasonal or situation dependent. Signs that can accompany the headshaking…

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  • MUD FEVER SEASON

    24th November 2017

    With the wetter weather comes an increased incidence of mud fever. Equine pastern dermatitis as it is called by vets is very common in horses kept in wet and muddy conditions. The dermatitis is secondary to damage of the skin barrier allowing bacteria to enter. Damage to the skin can…

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  • WINTER HEALTH CHECK

    19th November 2017

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  • CASTRATION CLINIC IN NOVEMBER

    31st October 2017

    We are offering clients  a SPECIAL OFFER ON COLT CASTRATIONS when they bring their horses into the clinic in November.  The cost of £150inc VAT includes sedation, local anaesthetic, one dose of antibiotics and anti-inflammatories and day livery.  Important points to note: Colts must be 2 years old or younger…

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