SERVICES

We take pride in providing a full range of equine care, from the pony club or hobbie horse to international sport horses. A 24 hour, 365 day a year non stop on call service is provided to ALL of our clients, with coverage for any emergency situation. By treating early, we have a much better chance of a successful outcome.

Dental Care

Dental care is a very important part of your horses' regular health program. We routinely use hand tools to care for your horses' teeth and remove sharp enamel points that occur during normal wear.

 

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Ophthamology

 

Eye pain is a very common problem we encounter in equine veterinary practice. The clinical signs that may alert you to a problem with your horses' eyes are squinting, ocular discharge, redness, swelling, lumps, cloudiness or bumping into objects.

 

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Race Horse Specialists

 

Dr. Christian Borg and Dr. Arnold Hennel are both fixtures in the leading racing stables working for many years, working with a number of iconic trainers at two major race tracks in Victoria, Caulfield and Flemington.

 

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Nutritional Advice

The horse has a unique and delicate digestive systems. They are grazing animals with small stomachs designed to process small amounts of food almost continuously. When we confine horses and feed them relatively large amounts according to our schedules, we have to be very careful with what and how we feed.

 

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Reproduction

 

Todays modern breeding management and technologies can increase the rate of conception, a healthy pregnancy, and successful foaling. Dr. Christian Borg and Dr. Arnold Hennel hold a wealth of experiance and success in this area.

 

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Colic

 

Unfortunately, colic is a very common medical problem encountered in veterinary practice. The word “Colic” is a broad term used to describe gut pain in the horse. The clinical signs of colic are rolling, pawing the ground, getting up and down, looking around at the abdomen, thrashing, sweating, lethargy and not passing droppings..

 

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Medical Cases

 

Here at The Equine Practice we occasionally have cases that require more intensive medical treatment. This may be in the form of regular antimicrobial therapy, or application of medications, aggressive fluid therapy, regular bandage changes and close monitoring of the patient. 

 

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