Stay informed with our topical articles, all written by our equine vets.

PPID Risk Increase With Age

The risk of developing PPID significantly increases with age. TAL research shows that a horse aged 15-20 is three times more likely to have PPID than a horse under 10. A horse of 20-25 is six times more likely, a horse of 25-30 is 10 times more likely. You can pro-actively identify PPID in your […]

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TALK ABOUT LAMINITIS – FREE CUSHING’S LAB TEST FEE* FOR HORSES Past ‘Talk about Laminitis’ test results show that you should look out for any of these clinical signs in your horse: Laminitis Abnormal or delayed moulting Muscle wastage Periorbital fat (fat round the eyes) Increased drinking and urinating To claim your free Cushing’s lab […]

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Congratulations to our Equine Vet Sam

Huge congratulations are in order for equine vet, Sam Baker. Sam has recently passed her synoptic exam for her designated advanced veterinary practitioner certificate in equine dentistry. Well done Sam!! Sam joined Oakhill in August 2011 after graduating from Liverpool University with her key area of interest being equine dentistry. As well as offering routine […]

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Annual Equine Quiz Night

With great success, Oakhill’s equine client quiz night took place on Friday 24th March at Preston Grasshoppers. This years winners were ‘The Lodgers’ (the team from Lodge Livery) – well done! The evening managed to raise £85 for World Horse Welfare Penny Farm, by raffling a very attractive Equitop Myoplast horse rug (won by Jan […]

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PetPlan Award Nominations

We are pleased to announce that Equine Vets Suzanne Green and Leona Bramall have both been nominated for ‘Vet of the Year’ in this year’s PetPlan Awards, along with Aly Heggie and Sue Townley in the Goosnargh Support Team. Also, Judith Lee and Kimberley Ashurst from our Small Animal division were also nominated for ‘Vet […]

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Chloe & Monacorde – a class act!

Chloe Cheetham (part of Oakhill’s Equine Support Team) and horse Monacorde, won both their classes at the BS Keeping Kate Show on Saturday 18th February. The show was held to raise money for Kate Ann Douglas who is currently under going treatment for cancer. Chloe and Monacorde also won a rug for overall leading horse […]

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