Our orthopaedic service is one of the busiest, examining over 500 new cases of lameness every year, in addition to re-evaluating previous cases.
We have a range of facilities available for our orthopaedic examinations and treatments.
Examining the lame horse
The lameness examination aims to first localise the origin of pain, then obtain more information about that source of pain, and finally to determine the best possible treatment.
Alastair Duff, a Fellow of the Worshipful Company of Farriers, attends the Large Animal Hospital once a week to shoe horses being treated by the veterinary surgeons.
A list of staff specialising in Equine Orthopeadics