Routine & preventative

Prevention is certainly better than cure, so maintaining your horse’s routine healthcare is an essential and important part of what we do.

Routine & preventative healthcare

Oakhill Equine Vets firmly believe in the old adage “prevention is better than a cure”. Whether your horse is out and about competing, a happy hacker, retired or used for breeding, we place strong emphasis on the importance of preventive medicine for all our patients. Routine preventative healthcare is vitally important to keep them healthy, helping them to live long happy lives.

Weight management

Weight management

Taking a proactive approach to your horse’s weight management will help protect them from developing weight-related medical conditions and enable accurate worming and administration of other medications.

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Horse with microchip

Microchipping & passports

By law, horses and ponies born since 28 March 2019 must be microchipped by a vet, and have a valid equine passport issued by a recognised horse passport issuing body.

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Horse being vaccinated

Vaccinations

Routine vaccination of horses, ponies and donkeys is an essential part of their primary care to prevent some potentially life-threatening diseases.

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