All our vets are experienced at dealing with the older horse. Our geriatric clinics are available to all clients with ‘senior citizens’ and are held at the clinic. We can look at lameness issues- commonly laminitis or arthritis – and work out a management regime specific to you and your horse. We can provide blood testing to look for Pituitary Pars Intermedia Dysfunction (PPID or Cushings Disease) which will predispose your horse to laminitis and chronic infections.
We can advise on diet and provide sympathetic dental care as well as looking at worming and other parasites. We understand how important the management of the older horse is, but are also realistic about your horse’s quality of life and will work with you to do the best we can for you and your horse. If you are unable to transport your horse we are happy to visit your horse and discuss everything with you on your yard.