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Ainsdale

Ainsdale

Ainsdale
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Equine Facilities

Rufford Veterinary Group equine clinic is situated in the village of Holmeswood easily accessed from the A59 in Rufford. We are easy to find and there is ample parking and turning for horseboxes and trailers. Oakvilla has excellent facilities allowing us to provide care second to none for your horse.

  • In-house Laboratory

    In-house Laboratory

    Blood haematology, biochemistry, electrolytes and microscopy with heated stage for semen evaluation, cytology and worm egg counts. 

  • Lameness Examinations

    Lameness Examinations

    We have designated areas for trot up, hard lunge and 20m x 40m rubber and sand surfaced ménage for lunging and ridden exercise. This allows us to perform a thorough dynamic orthopaedic examination for diagnostic purposes.

  • Office

    Office

    A warm and inviting room for us to discuss your horse and view diagnostic images such as radiographs or scans on high definition monitor screens… with a cup of coffee smiley.

  • Stabling

    Stabling

    We have stables of varying sizes for horse’s requirement  with deep shavings beds and easy clean hygienic surfaces.

  • Stocks

    Stocks

    Under cover area to assist in safely performing reproductive examination, AI, dental procedures, colic examination and endoscopy.

  • Surgical Facilities and Theatre

    Surgical Facilities and Theatre

    We can perform a number of surgical procedures under standing sedation and general anaesthesia if required. Procedures often performed include castration, rig castration, wound repair, sarcoid removal, hernia repair, eyelid repair, enucleation, dental extractions and sinus surgery.

  • Turn Out

    Turn Out

    Individual post and rail paddocks are available for turnout.

  • Radiography Suite and Treatment Room

    Radiography Suite and Treatment Room

    A safe and quiet environment for carrying out radiographic and ultrasonographic examinations, minor surgical procedures, endoscopy and joint medications.

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