Orthopaedics is the largest surgical discipline at NEH and concerns principally joints and bones, with the most common procedures including arthroscopic surgery and fracture repair.
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Conditions treated by our internal medicine team include diseases of the airways, heart, intestines, liver, kidneys and circulatory system.
The major disciplines in equine soft tissue surgery include abdominal (colic) surgery, airway, and urogenital surgery.
Colic is one of the most common surgical emergencies in the horse, and success revolves around a highly trained rapid response team.
Breathing problems are a surprisingly common cause of poor performance in the horse.
Diagnostic imaging is a term used to describe methods which allow us to visualise structures and activities inside the body.
We understand the frustrations involved when a horse’s ability to perform at expected levels is impaired. Our experienced clinicians can systematically assess the potential causes and advise on treatment.
An athletic injury can result in a prolonged period out of training with consequential physical restrictions for the whole horse.
Equine dental disease manifests in numerous ways, from difficulty in eating and nasal discharge to more subtle bitting and performance-related issues.
Consultant farrier Will O’Shaughnessy holds the Worshipful Company of Farriers (WCF) Diploma in Farriery
Covering all aspects of racing work – we care for thoroughbreds in training in and around Newmarket from the day they enter pre-training to the day they leave the yard.
Our team of stud vets provide comprehensive reproductive and stud medicine services for stud farms in Newmarket and further afield.
A team of experienced sales vets provide both vendor and purchaser services both privately and at all the major European Sales and many in the USA.
Our Sport and Leisure vets provide a high quality and personalised service to the whole equine community from high end competition horses to your much-loved horses, ponies or donkeys.
Find out more about our free visit rounds.
Newmarket Equine Hospital has a dedicated shipping department which specialises in organising pre-export examinations and testing schedules to comply with the differing import requirements to enable horses to travel to countries all around the world.
Our lead Endurance vet Tom is involved with the discipline at all levels.
We have a number of vets who can offer expert opinions for insurance and legal cases.
Headshaking in horses can be a frustrating condition to manage. The clinical signs are not specific; there are many possible reasons why a horse may shake its head.
Getting your horse fit and managing a half-way decent dressage score can seem like the biggest obstacles in having a successful eventing season.
The sacroiliac joint is the joint or site of articulation between the horse’s hind leg and spine and serves as a major point of weight and force transfer between the hind leg and the vertebral column as the leg takes weight during the stance phase of the stride.
Following on from Lizzie Halliwell’s MRCVS blog on getting to know the newborn foal, NEH vet Luke Berry MRCVS delves deeper into common medial ailments of the newborn foal, and what to look for.
Congratulations – you’re going to become a parent! Are you and your mare ready?
During the sales season, veterinary surgeons and bloodstock agents spend many thousands of hours examining yearlings in detail to assess their potential as athletes.
Within the upper airway of the horse there are a number of cartilages and soft tissues making up the opening of the windpipe or trachea.
New guidelines, endorsed by British Equestrian, are available for horse owners who use, or intend to use, a water treadmill.
This syndrome is known by a variety of names (Hypoxic ischaemic encephalopathy, Perinatal asyphyxia syndrome, Neonatal encephalopathy, Wanderer, Barker or Dummy foals).
Scientists have identified the toxin believed to cause the serious equine disease Atypical Myopathy.
Degenerative joint disease, or arthritis, is a common and debilitating condition in the horse which causes lameness and loss of performance.