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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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A 3 HOUR STITCH-UP!

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
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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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How to combat colic

Posted in Equine, Horses on by Abii Dowdy Combating horse colic The horse’s digestive tract is very sensitive and it’s remarkably long, at more than 30 metres from oesophagus to rectum. If you were to unravel it, it would be twice the length of a London bus. It’s … Continue reading
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TOWCESTER VETERINARY CENTRE’S CHARITY CALENDAR FOR 2018

Posted in Equine, Farm Animal, Horses, Small Animal on by Abii Dowdy Following the success of our equine team baring all to raise money for the Warwickshire & Northamptonshire Air Ambulance back in 2016, the team decided it was time to strip off again! However, the equine vets were not the only … Continue reading
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Coffin Joint Osteoarthritis

Posted in Equine, Horses on by Abii Dowdy This horse was presented to our clinic for a lameness investigation. His owner complained that the horse hadn't felt right for the last few weeks. On examination it was found there was bilateral effusion (swelling) of both front coffin joints. Effusion … Continue reading
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Macmillan Coffee Morning 2017

Posted in Equine, Horses on by Abii Dowdy A massive thank you to everybody that came to our Macmillan Coffee Morning on Friday 29th September. Not only did we have lots of delicious cake and snacks baked by staff and clients, we also raised over £500 with the … Continue reading
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left hind cannon wound

Posted in Equine, Horses on by Abii Dowdy In April Burt came in from the paddock very lame, with a wound to the outside aspect of the top of his left hind cannon. Burt was attended by one of our vets and he was sedated to allow exploration … Continue reading
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Nail in the foot

Posted in Equine, Horses on by Abii Dowdy In July, Danta came in from the field non-weight bearing on his left hindlimb. On inspection, his owner found an object penetrating his solar surface. His owner left the object in place due to the unknown position of the object … Continue reading
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