Gastroscope Clinics – April 2022

Our popular Gastroscope Clinic Days are back! Gastroscopy can be very useful in differentiating between gut pain and true behavioural issues – for those cases that are not obviously clear cut. Throughout the month of April we will be offering gastroscopy appointments at the special rate of $250. Waipukurau  Tuesday 5th April Hastings  Thursday 7th…

HOY SALE

  Vet Services Annual Horse of The Year sale is coming to you online! With the 2022 Horse of The Year cancelled we have decided to run bring our annual HOY specials online. Similar to last years sale event we will have a range of your favourite equine products on special with bonus gifts and…

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Pregnancy & Foaling

Most pregnant mares should be in or approaching their last trimester. Although the vast majority of mares have uneventful pregnancies, abortion during the last few months can occur.  Besides twin pregnancies the major cause of abortion is Equine Herpes Virus I. This is one of the common Herpes viruses responsible for the ubiquitous common cold…

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Equine Care at Alert Level 3

At Alert Level 3 restrictions will be loosened, slightly, and we will now be able to provide most routine services including dentals, lameness work-ups, castrations, scans, and diagnostic imagery. We will continue to have control measures in place at the clinic and on farm, taking all possible precautions to ensure our staff and client safety.…

Pre-Purchase Examinations

A pre-purchase exam is a fact-finding session which can be a useful for both a buyer and the individual selling the horse. Your vet will examine the horse head to tail following the five stages (listed below) and provide a report with their unbiased, professional findings. The purpose of the pre-purchase examination is not to…

COVID-19 Level 2 Announcement

AS ANNOUNCED on February 27, WE ARE BACK IN LEVEL 2 FOR 7 DAYS. THIS REQUIRES US TO IMPLEMENT CERTAIN PROCEDURES IN OUR CLINIC. WE THANK YOU FOR YOUR UNDERSTANDING AND COOPERATION AS WE MOVE INTO THIS, HOPEFULLY SHORT, LEVEL 2 STATE. Having been there before, here are some reminders about what Level 2 looks…