Comprehensive Equine Veterinary Service
A combined skill set delivering extensive veterinary services to clients and horses
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Range of Services
Offering both house-calls and in clinic consultations
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Equine Health and Advice
Complete health services for all your equine needs
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VS Equine is a division of Vet Services Hawke’s Bay, dedicated to delivering a high level equine focused veterinary service. The combined skills of five equine veterinarians across the wider Hawke’s Bay and Tararua regions provide a comprehensive veterinary service for both client and horses’ benefit.

General Health & Advice

Health consultations, Dentistry, Freeze Branding, Microchipping and DNA testing, Castration, Reproduction services: scanning and AI, Vaccinations, Pre-purchase examinations.
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24-Hour Emergency Care

We understand that not all vet calls can be planned and offer emergency care 24 hours, 7 days a week.
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Our diagnostic imagery and in house labs provide immediate results. Click here to learn more about Endoscopy, Radiography, Ultrasound, Gastroscopy, in house blood tests and FE counts.
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Lameness & Performance Assessment

Lameness and poor performance investigation forms a major part of our equine team’s work. A thorough lameness examination may involve trotting, lunging, and flexion tests, followed by nerve and/or joint blocks and diagnostic imagery.
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Our Community, Our Animals


Local Experts

VS Equine is a division of Vet Services Hawke's Bay. Our Clinics have been locally owned and operated by veterinarians who want the best health care for animals in their community since 1949.

General Health and Advice - Pre-Purchase Exams

Equine Focused Vet Team

Our experienced equine teams share a special interest and extensive knowledge in a variety of equestrian disciplines. Our vets have completed additional studies in equine fields such as dentistry and lameness, to ensure they can provide you with expert care and modern practices.


We’ve got you covered

With equine focused facilities and vet teams across the Hawke's Bay and Tararua regions. In Napier, Hastings, Waipukurau and Dannevirke, wherever you are, we have you covered with animal health and welfare supplies.

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