Overview

RCVS

Our staff

Our orthopaedic service is one of the busiest, examining over 500 new cases of lameness every year, in addition to re-evaluating previous cases.

Our staff

horse with vets

General facilities

We have a range of facilities available for our orthopaedic examinations and treatments.

Facilities

lame horse

Examining the lame horse

Lameness examinations aim to first localise the origin of pain, then obtain more information about its source, and finally to determine the best possible treatment.

Lameness examination

A horse's leg held up to show the hoof and horse shoe

Farriery

Alastair Duff, a Fellow of the Worshipful Company of Farriers, attends the Large Animal Hospital every week to shoe horses being treated by the veterinary surgeons.

Farriery


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