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New Fact Sheets

We have just uploaded our latest Horse Flu Fact Sheet, and the Vaccination Amnesty Fact Sheet. Both are free to download, and definitely worth a read!

Top 10 Skin Conditions Evening Talk

Top 10 Skin Conditions Swanspool Equine Veterinary Clinic evening talk on Tuesday 20th August 2013 is hosted at the Wellingborough Museum, just 2 minutes walk from the practice. Get there for 7pm for a 7.30pm start. The speaker is Katherine Baxter MRCVS. Parking at the surgery, the castle theatre, (please note the multi storey car park is now closed in the evenings). Admission is free and refreshments will be provided. Vets will be available for questions on the evening also. We look forward to seeing you there!

Charity Challenge

As a practice we are dedicated to raising awareness of animal charities so a group of 6 staff are taking on the charity Coniston Challenge. This involves walking to the peak of the ‘Old Man’, biking through the Grizdale Forest and kayaking across the Lake Coniston, all in aid of guide dogs. Throughout the year we will be holding a number of fund raising events which we would love to see you at.

Horse Passports

IMPORTANT NOTICE - HORSE PASSPORTS: From this point on, ALL passports will need to be checked by the vets or receptionists before ANY drugs can be dispensed. For your horse to be allowed to have But you MUST sign section IX "is not intended for human consumption". Please remember to take your passport to all visits. This is as a result of the recent horse meat scare and the subsequent enforcing of the law by the governing bodies. Your co-operation is very much appreciated.

Colic warning info sheet 2012

Recently we have had a significant increase in the number of colic’s. We've created this free information sheet for you. You can download it here.

Shetland Pony Castrates

We've posted some new pictures here of Kat teaching our final year student, Carys, to perform a pony castrate.

26th June Evening talk

Topic: ‘Clean Air For Clean Breathing’ & Dealing With Sinus Problems.
Speaker: Becky James MSc & Sarah Smyth MRCVS
Date: Tuesday 26th June 2012
Time: 7pm for a 7.30pm start
Venue: Wellingborough Museum
This talk will also involve a demonstration of a hay steamer. Admission is free and refreshments will be provided. There will also be goody bags for each client.
We look forward to seeing you there!

You can download the poster for the evening talk here.

Vaccination Amnesty Month April 2012

As like last year’s national vaccination month, we are running our own exclusive vaccination month again in April. This will enable you to receive your second vaccination free of charge if your horse meets the criteria below.

  • Your horse MUST be over 12 months of age and either never been vaccinated or their booster must be at least 3 months overdue.
  • Their initial vaccination must be completed within the month of April. Vouchers are valid until and must be redeemed by 31st May.

Please call the office and mention vaccine month to arrange visits.

Strangles awareness talk 21st March 2012

Due to the high level of concern regarding strangles at the moment, we have decided to hold a meeting on Wednesday 21st March 2012 @ Wellingborough Museum, 7.30pm. As this is short notice we will only be sending posters to large yards so please spread the word, if you’re worried come along. We will do our best to inform you and answer any questions. Our talk the following week will still be going ahead. Download the information sheet here.

We're on Facebook

We're on Facebook! Here you will find our very latest news, new photos, so please drop by and have a look.

Winter Newsletter

Our winter newsletter is available to download here. In this issue we cover our evening talks, our new website, worm egg counts, special offers, plus many more items for you to read. We hope you enjoy!

Let's Talk About Cushing's

Has your horse or pony suffered from laminitis in the past? Is your horse overly hairy, looking a bit pot-bellied or just not his or her normal self? If so read more here in our Equine Topics section of the website.

Handouts, downloads, and newsletters!

Check out some of our downloads! We've made available some of our handouts from current and previous newsletters, and handouts. They all can be found here. By means of an example here is our Laminitis and Strangles information sheet from Jan 2010, simply click here.

Any Vet, Any Time

Free Visits with our new “Any Vet, Any Time” scheme, other conditions apply to “Any Vet, Any Time” scheme. To find out more please download and read our handout here.


Our Swanspool Equine Topics and Downloads are free resources and infomation that we put together to help keep you informed of the latest equine advice, and offerings.