For many horse owners the answer is still never, however resistance to horse wormers is increasing all the time and worm egg counts, and blood tests for tapeworm, are now the “gold standard” for looking after your horse.
Worm egg counts are an extremely cheap way to see if your horse has worms. Based on the result of the test and the time of year, we can advise you if your horse needs worming and if so which product to use.
Good pasture management and worm egg counting are vital to ensure the health of your horse, as heavy worm burdens or emerging red worms can be a cause of colic and even death.
We see a range of equines from rescued donkeys and children's ponies to brood mares, eventers, show jumpers and dressage horses.
We are able to perform all aspects of routine equine work, lameness work-up, endoscopy and investigations for poor performance.
We have close links with referral practices, where further investigations or more complicated surgery may be performed, such as colic surgery or arthroscopy.
Gorgeous Ella the coloured yearling in for routine vaccines..... She is only 11 Months old!!! Shes going to be a giant!
Lovely little Gem came to keep her company as shes been there and done everything!
One of our horse clients beautiful Maddison paid us a visit today for routine vaccination!
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