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Equine Facilities

Our experienced team of equine vets, at your service.

Equine Facilities

As a progressive practice E.C. Straiton & Partners are proud to offer comprehensive facilities for our equine patients that are constantly under review and evolving as veterinary science developments.

Our latest investments include -

A dedicated equine examination area with 'stocks' to make procedures like endoscopy and ultrasound examinations safer and easier for both patients and staff.

Two new large stables and a padded 'knock down' box where surgical procedures are carried out, overlooked by a windowed gallery enabling patients to be monitored day and night without disturbance.

A concrete 'trot up' area & lunging ring for investigating lameness or gait problems completes the equine facility.

A digital radiography system, adding to existing digital ultrasound equipment, to produce quality x-rays that can be viewed and stored digitally on our imaging machines.

Flexible digital endoscope to allow examination of the upper respiratory tract and gutteral pouches and to take samples for analysis.

Paddock to allow free exercise.


5th November 2019
Equine Dentistry Talk - Straight from the horse's mouth LAST CHANCE TO BOOK! With Neil Townsend MSc BVSc European Specialist in Equine Dentistry MRCVS Tuesday 19th November 2019 The Moat House, Acton Trussell, ST17 0RJ 7pm arrival for 7... Read more >
17th July 2019
Equine Flu! What is equine flu? Equine influenza is a highly contagious respiratory infection... Read more >
11th February 2019
EQUINE FLU - outbreak update Following the extensive media coverage recently regarding the diagnosis of equine influenza in the racing community, the Animal Health Trust has advised that horses should be vaccinated for flu every 6 months... Read more >
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