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Equine

Equine Veterinary Services

Gippsland Equine Hospital purpose built surgery facilities, and two experienced equine surgeons available for both emergency and elective surgery.

Our digital x-ray equipment is portable allowing for on farm and in clinic diagnosis. 

There are five stables, all lined with padded rubber to make a comfortable stay for patients. There is also a double sized stable perfect for a mare and foal.

Ambulatory Services

Our veterinary team offer a comprehensive range of equine health services from vaccinations, general health checks, gelding, nutrition advice, routine and emergency care.

Equine Dentals

Equine dental services performed by experienced vets with  Powerfloat for optimum assessment, diagnosis and treatment including sedation and pain relief as required. We perform advanced dental procedures such as tooth extractions and x-rays.

 

Gastroscopy and Endoscopy

State of the art diagnostics for assessment of upper respiratory conditions and inflammatory conditions. Gastroscopy for assessment of gastric ulcers.

Reproduction

Our facility includes a dummy for training and collecting stallions for fresh, chilled and frozen Artificial Insemination (AI). Mares can be prepared and inseminated with fresh, chilled and frozen semen. We offer embryo transfer and have a recipient mare herd.

Lameness Examinations

Lameness examinations at walk and trot in a straight line and on the lunge, flexion tests, hoof testing, nerve blocks and diagnostic imaging. 

Surgery

At Gippsland Equine Hospital we have two experienced equine surgeons available for both elective and emergency surgical procedures performed in our purpose built equine surgical facility with padded recovery room. 

Annual Health Program

An annual health check helps to keep your horse performing at its best all year and includes Equivac 2 in 1, dental examination/float, wormers x 2, 4 x faecal egg counts and wellness check.

Diagnostics

The in-house diagnostics for our equine clients are supported by Apiam’s ACE Laboratory Services.