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HEALTH & InFORMATION

Here are some helpful fact sheets that give a brief over view of each subject, but for individual advice or further information please call the clinic on 01873 840069

Fact Sheets

Bandaging Tips

Bandaging is used for several reasons and knowing how to do it properly is important for protection, support, comfort and injury purposes.
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Colt Castration

Post Operative Management of Horses following Castration. Colts may be able to cover mares and get them in foal for a short period following castration. Possible complications include:
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Cushings Disease & EMS

Equine Cushings Disease and laminitis. Equine laminitis has been recorded throughout history, but our understanding of the underlying causes of this painful condition has increased greatly in the last five years.
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Dentistry

Here at Abbey, we believe that every horse should receive regular, high quality dentistry as part of their routine health care.
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Euthanasia

As a horse owner, it is a sad truth that a time will come where you may have to make the decision to end their life.
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Insurance

Abbey Equine Clinic recommends that all horses are insured for 3rd party liability and veterinary fees. Sadly, decisions about whether a horse can have life-saving or long-term treatment are often affected by financial restrictions. Please check these guidelines carefully for Loss of Animal Claims as you may not be covered: https://www.beva.org.uk/Portals/0/Documents/ResourcesForVets/Humane%20Destruction.pdf
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Managing Equine Pain

Recognising signs of pain in horses is extremely important in terms of animal welfare and also preventing further complications and prolonged recovery due to pain.
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Microchipping & Horse Passports

Microchipping your horse is a great theft deterrent and allows your horse to be quickly identified should he escape or be involved in an accident. It has been compulsory since 1st July 2009 for all horses applying for a passport to be microchipped.
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Other Useful Fact Sheets

https://www.beva.org.uk/Portals/0/Documents/ResourcesForVets/CILS/Enrofloxacin.pdf ‍https://www.beva.org.uk/Portals/0/Documents/ResourcesForVets/CILS/Doxycyline.pdf https://www.beva.org.uk/Portals/0/Documents/ResourcesForVets/CILS/Ocular%20Antibiotics.pdf
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Pre-purchase examinations

The standard Prepurchase examination of horses and ponies follows the guidelines as recommended by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons and the British Equine Veterinary Association.
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Preparation for surgery

We all hope our horses will never need prolonged veterinary care, but should this happen you can feel reassured that Abbey Equine Clinic is able to provide them with comfortable, safe surroundings and professional medical and nursing attention.
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Strangles

Strangles is caused by the bacterium Streptococcus equi (S. equi). It is the most commonly diagnosed and important infectious disease of horses and ponies world-wide. It is one of the oldest known equine infectious diseases, first being recognised and reported in Roman times.
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Stud Medicine & AI Clinic

We are pleased to introduce our Equine stud medicine and neonatal care services for 2017. At our purpose built clinic we will be offering a range of reproductive services to our equine clients.
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Vaccinations

At Abbey, we recommend vaccinations against Tetanus and Equine Influenza for all equines.
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Worming your horse

Intestinal worms can seriously damage your horse and in some instances can kill it. Implementation of an effective deworming programme is the best form of prevention.
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EXPERTS IN EQUINE HEALTH

Let’s Talk

If you have any veterinary or administrative enquiries you can phone on 01873 840069 during business hours (Mon-Fri 8.30am-6.00pm) or alternatively complete the form below and submit your enquiry.
One of our veterinary, nursing or administrative staff will be pleased to respond to you by phone or email as soon as possible during office hours.


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