Equine
Chard: 01460 66099

Small Animals
Stoke Sub Hamdon: 01935 310930
Creech St Michael: 01823 444234

Equine clinic facilities and services

The Isle Valley Equine Clinic provides a complete first opinion service and is regularly used by surrounding practices for second opinion and referral work. With over 60 years equine experience, we offer a comprehensive medical and surgical service utilising the very best facilities and equipment 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Surgery

Fully padded induction room and open plan surgical suite with overhead hoist and fully adjustable operating table.

Isle Valley Equine Clinic offer a wide range of surgical procedures including:

  • Airway operations
  • Wound repairs
  • Skin grafting
  • Laser surgery
  • Arthroscopies
  • Joint flushes

In-patient care

We have hospital in-patient facilities for up to seven horses cared for by a team of dedicated nurses.

We are also delighted to work alongside visiting veterinary specialists increasing the treatments available including:

  • Remedial trimming
  • Therapeutic and corrective shoeing
  • Gastroscopes
  • Advanced dentistry

Reproduction

Reproduction treatments form a large part of Isle Valley Equine Clinics workload both at public studs as well as with individual mares.

  • Artificial insemination using chilled and frozen semen
  • High powered ultrasound scanners for accurate examinations
  • Detailed investigatory treatments for reduced fertility problems in mares
  • In house laboratory for bacteriology and cytology studies

Diagnostic

We have the very best equipment at our fingertips to investigate all illnesses and injuries including:

  • Brand new endoscopes for investigating breathing complaints
  • ECG for heart problems
  • Ultrasound scanners for soft tissue injuries and reproductive work
  • Brand new DR digital x-ray system for lameness and skeletal injuries
  • In house laboratory for blood and swab analysis