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    The danger of small wounds

    Posted in Equine, Horses on by Abii Dowdy As a horse owner it is incredibly important to realise how serious small wounds can be, especially if located over a joint. A recent case treated at our clinic highlights this perfectly. A high-level competition horse had jumped well and … Continue reading

    HEARD ABOUT MESOTHERAPY?

    Posted in Equine, Horses on by Abii Dowdy Mesotherapy is a nonsurgical method of treating chronic musculoskeletal pain in horses. It involves multiple injections into the middle layer of the skin — the mesoderm. Depending on the individual clinical examination of the patient and it’s history, single anti-inflammatory … Continue reading

    Hock wound

    Posted in Equine, Horses on by Abii Dowdy Late last year, the above mare was found in her paddock tangled in wire fencing. The mare’s owner managed to free her from the fencing and our vet Gemma was called to attend.   The mare had sustained multiple wounds, … Continue reading

    Getting to our Towcester Equine Vets clinic!

    Posted in Equine, Horses, Uncategorized on by Abii Dowdy Routes avoiding A5 / TOWCESTER HIGH STREET during planned roadworks. Roadworks are taking place through the highlighted area from July through to November 2018. Many routes immediately surrounding this area are likely to be heavily congested. We’ve suggested some alternative … Continue reading

    POOR PERFORMANCE WORKUP

    Posted in Equine, Horses, Uncategorized on by Abii Dowdy This is a case of a 10 year old thoroughbred gelding which presented to Towcester Equine Vets for poor performance issues (lack of impulsion, unwillingness to work in an outline, poor jumping technique).   The lameness/poor performance examination consists of … Continue reading

    Paulerspury Vets Opening Tuesday 1st May!

    Posted in Equine, Farm Animal, Small Animal, Surgical on by Kat Mozdzynski

    Exciting news as our Paulerspury Small Animal Clinic, located at the same site as Towcester Equine Vets (Plum Park Farm), is OFFICIALLY opening on Tuesday 1st May 2018! We will be open for bookings from 9am – 10:30am Monday to … Continue reading

    Synovitis Case

    Posted in Equine, Horses on by Abii Dowdy The above horse, a 20 year old Cob gelding,  presented with acute onset moderate (4/10) left hind lameness, a  positive response to flexion testing,  and significant effusion of the digital sheath. Ultrasound showed significant synovitis and synovial proliferation, with no evidence of tendon … Continue reading

    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

    TOWCESTER EQUINE VETS – OUR CONTACT NUMBER

    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

    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
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