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Shires Vets Equine Intro

Complete Equine Care Service

Shires Vets Equine consists of a dedicated, highly knowledgeable team who balance knowledge and practical experience with the latest developments and innovative techniques. We are a progressive practice who take great pride in offering the highest level of care for your equine.

Based in Eccleshall, covering a 30 mile radius with our own out of hours, emergency service, we are always available when you need us. Our zone visits also help to keep your costs down by organising routine appointments geographically.

Shires Vets offer a comprehensive range of services from pre-purchase examinations and vaccinations to advanced diagnostics - including lameness investigation and ultrasound. We strive to offer the very best advice and treatment and our team are always happy to discuss any questions you may have regarding your equine’s care. Please contact us today.

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Zone Visits

Zone Visits

At Shires Vets Equine we offer zone visit fees at just £15! To find out which zone day your postcode falls on please check out our visits map by clicking below:

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Pre-Purchase Examinations

Pre-Purchase Examinations

To ensure the horse you are looking to buy is fit for purpose, our team of equine vets are on hand to carry out your pre-purchase examination ('vetting'). To find out more about what's involved, click below to read more:

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Lameness

Lameness

If you're worried that your horse might be lame, get them booked in for a lameness examination by one of our vets! Want to know what a lameness examination entails? Click below for more details:

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Gelding

Gelding

As castration season is well underway, check out our advice regarding castrations for more information on when the best time to geld is, and what different factors are involved in castration:

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Strategic Worming Program

Strategic Worming Program

Moving away from the traditional idea of dosing horses on a worming regimen, at Shires we recommend either a single dose or strategic worming program. Click below to read more:

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Equine Stories / Case Studies

Arthritis.... it doesn't just affect old horses!

Danny is a 7 year old Irish Draught, used mainly for eventing. After a good eventing session at the weekend, Danny’s owner reported he was mildly lame when exercising him in the ménage...

Symptom Checker

Symptom Checker

If you're worried about your horse, use our symptom checker to see whether you'd benefit from a visit from one of our vets:

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