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The Coughing Horse

Huge thanks to everyone who came out last night to attend The Coughing Horse evening. Thanks also to Emma and Meredith from Boehringer Ingeheim who generously sponsored the evening, we hope you all enjoyed it and found it useful. In summary of the evenings discussions and talks, we heard that there are a wide variety of diseases that present as a c...
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Equine Influenza and Vaccination: More Myth Busting

When I posted our first article about myths surrounding vaccination for 'flu, I had no idea how popular it would prove to be. Since writing the first blog post, we have spend a huge amount time as a practice speaking to clients, both at yard visits and on the phone, and yes, probably even more time vaccinating horses. Just today I estimate our prac...
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Equine 'Flu: Myth Busting

AHT ‘flu update 13 Feb 2019 AHT ‘flu update 13 Feb 2019
As with many aspects of life there are a variety of urban myths that float around Equine Influenza (EI) and vaccination strategies in particular. Social media turns into a frenzy around this kind of scenario and information is often distorted through sharing. No doubt everyone has their own views but as vets we regularly see a number of statem...
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Flu update

​Flu news - three more cases have been identified in the UK in the last 24hrs. Please ensure your horse’s vaccines are up to date, and take advantage of the vaccine amnesty to restart your horse if they aren’t: restarting this month will allow you to receive the second vaccination free (visit fees apply).  Flu affects all horses and sprea...
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In print...

Our vets regularly contribute to regional and national press. This articles is in Polo Times and is well worth a read is anyone wants to know more...Enjoy! 
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Leaving your yard?

We have had an increased number of calls enquiring about the need for blood testing and health checks requested as part of entry policies into a new yard. The biggest concern for yard managers is allow entry to a horse potentially carrying infectious disease, often top of the list is Strangles. The BHS support many schemes to help stamp out st...
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Atypical Myopathy/ Sycamore Poisoning

Sadly every year we see several cases of this horrid disease. ​  Atypical myopathy is a frequently fatal disease of horses caused by eating Sycamore seeds/helicopters or seedlings. The toxin, hypoglycin A, in the seeds causes muscle damage which in turn leads to a wide range of clinical signs. Your horse might become dull, weak, stiff and trem...
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Outbreaks of Equine Influenza

There have been several recent outbreaks of equine influenza on either side of the English channel. We strongly recommend that due to the high numbers of horses and regular traffic we experience in this art of the country that you ensure that all horses are up to date with their 'flu vaccinations. Whilst annual vaccination should protect the m...
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Lingfield Equine Vets is situated in the beautiful Surrey Hills area. We are located just north of Felbridge on the A22 with easy access for all equine transport vehicles.

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Lingfield Equine Vets
Chester Lodge, Woodcock Hill,
Felbridge, Surrey,
RH19 2RD
(01342) 300008