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Emergency on Call We provide 24 Hour emergency cover for all our clients via a rapid response pager service. All emergency calls are answered by a real person, not a recorded message and our policy is to reply to all emergency calls within 10 minutes. Out-of-hours emergency...

Mobile Appointments As well as a state-of-the-art horse care facility, we can provide you with cutting edge mobile care, and can perform almost any check-ups and procedures wherever your horse is located. Our in-house lab can analyse any blood work or other elements of your horse’s health...

Diagnostic Imaging Scintigraphy (Bone Scanning) We installed the Equine Scanner Scintron from Medical Imaging Electronics in January 2007. This is a brand new gamma camera system that is completely mobile enabling us to acquire better images much faster. It also has revolutionary motion correction software that allows...

Farriery & Footcare The practice works closely with local farriers often at the surgery. We can arrange remedial farriery and surgical shoes using x-rays of the feet if necessary. Hospital plate or rigid casts can be fitted following surgery of the foot region to aid recovery. In-patient...

Preventative Healthcare and Vaccinations Preventative healthcare is of the upmost importance for your horse to keep things running smoothly and to identify problems before they become serious. Routine visits for vaccinations are an important part of a preventative healthcare programme. Vaccinations for influenza, tetanus and herpes virus...

Equine Dentistry Our practice is proudly at the forefront of equine dentistry in the UK today. All of the vets are trained in all aspects of modern dentistry, and two of our vets have passed the BEVA/BVDA* equine dentistry certification scheme. We can offer a complete equine...

Equine Fertility Artificial Insemination (AI) can be carried out using fresh, chilled or frozen semen. (Fresh semen AI is usually carried out on the stallion stud and is not discussed further) AI using chilled semen can be carried out at home or at the surgery.  For...

Lameness & Orthopaedics An initial assessment in the field is backed up by the use of nerve blocks, x–rays and diagnostic ultrasound to accurately diagnose the problem. Examinations of the horse in hand, lunged and ridden, can be done at the surgery to aid diagnosis. Surgical...

Surgical Care Some surgical procedures are performed standing using modern sedative infusions and local anaesthetics, however many require general anaesthesia, and our surgical and in-patient facilities enable us to perform both elective and emergency surgeries. Operations include 'closed' castrations, 'rig' operations, arthoscopy for joint disease, eye operations...

Medical Investigations At the Barn Equine Surgery, we have state-of-the-art equipment and a dedicated examination area to allow us to work up medical cases. Medical conditions encompass all nonsurgical diseases that affect the internal organs, which we can diagnose, treat and sometimes prevent. Medical conditions include: Colic Gastric...