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14th April, 2020

We’re here to help you 24/7 if you have a problem with your horse or pony during the Covid 19 lockdown: Please don’t hesitate to contact us on 01635254544, Chris on his mobile 07879474948 or by email chris@coachhousevets.com.  We may well be able to help over the phone or by video call and, if not, ... ... Read More

31st January, 2020

Infrared Thermography can be a useful tool when used alongside thorough examination and other imaging methods in lameness investigations. Thermography measures skin surface temperature differences associated with changes in blood flow near the skin surface, converting them into a colour image.  The changes in blood flow can reflect an underlying injury. It appears to be ... ... Read More

10th January, 2020

Neurological EHV is a very serious disease and severely affected horses have a very poor prognosis. We understand what a worrying time this is for horse and pony owners. Vaccination is not very effective against the neurological strain of EHV and works best if it is done at the whole yard level. It absolutely must ... ... Read More

14th June, 2019

Do I really need to vaccinate my horse every six months? Yes!  The current flu outbreak is slowly moving through the nation’s herd of horses.  With good immunity (vaccinated every six months with the most up to date flu vaccine, Proteq, as we advise) your horse might get a minor snivel.  Without it your most ... ... Read More

22nd May, 2019

Sadly this is the time of year when we see a peak in cases of laminitis.  The causes are complex and can be associated with diseases such as Cushings, Equine Metabolic Syndrome or very nasty infections.  However spring grass is a significant risk factor and, when added to other things can tip them over the ... ... Read More

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