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FEI Vaccinations – the “do’s” and “don’ts”

Posted in Equine, Horses on by Abii Dowdy Equine influenza is a highly contagious respiratory disease to which all horses are susceptible to. Despite the increased use of vaccines the nature of the disease means that it has the potential to compromise the international movement of equines. For … Continue reading


Posted in Equine, Horses on by Abii Dowdy ** OUR PHONE NUMBERS ** Our current Towcester number 01327 811007 is currently out of action! Please either call our Onley number: 01788 523000 or 01327 366303 to contact our reception team! We are sorry for any inconvenience caused and … Continue reading
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Towcester Equine Breeding Services

Posted in Equine, Horses on by Abii Dowdy Towcester Equine Vets is a British Equine Veterinary Association approved centre for Artificial Insemination (AI). We have two clinics, one based in Towcester, Northamptonshire and another at Onley Equestrian near Rugby and we serve a large area incorporating Northamptonshire, Buckinghamshire, … Continue reading


Posted in Equine, Horses on by Abii Dowdy Take a look at the brand new rules and regulations for annual vaccines released from the Pony Club. Have a read and don’t hesitate to contact our practice if you are unsure that your horse is adequately vaccinated: 01327 811007. … Continue reading
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Help keep your horse safe from laminitis

Posted in Equine, Horses on by Abii Dowdy To help avoid the potentially lethal condition laminitis, make sure you take a read of our following tips to help protect your horse. Obesity or high sugar diets can lead to and complicate laminitis, insulin resistance and metabolic syndrome. It … Continue reading

Trichiasis case

Posted in Equine, Horses on by Abii Dowdy Recently on our social media pages we asked you what you thought was wrong with the above eye! Here is the full explanation: This horse presented with a recurrent painful eye with superficial ulceration and keratitis (inflammation of the cornea). … Continue reading

Iris hypoplasia

Posted in Equine, Horses on by Abii Dowdy At the beginning of this week we posted the above photo to our Facebook page and asked clients to have a guess at what was wrong! Here is the highly anticipated answer... Well done to everybody who got it right! … Continue reading
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exclusive interview

Posted in Equine, Horses on by Abii Dowdy Here is an exclusive interview with Emily Mustow, the winner of  the Hannah Francis Young Event Rider Award 2017! We hope you enjoy reading the interview as much as we loved speaking to such an inspirational young woman! 1|) How … Continue reading
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Posted in Equine, Horses on by Abii Dowdy Whilst out hacking Chaz managed to injure himself by sitting on a fence. His rider immediately called Onley Equine Vets . The wound was around 50cm in length and breached the underlying muscle. The wound was clipped and cleaned and … Continue reading

Thorn in the eye!

Posted in Equine, Horses on by Abii Dowdy On our Facebook page recently, we asked our followers what they could see in the above photo. Our vet Abi has released the answer! Well done to everybody that guessed correctly!   "This pony came in from the field with … Continue reading
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