Here are fact sheets available from Aldington Vets - click on the link to open / print them.
This is our recommended programme for worming - it is updated anually and we try to follow the latest advice on worming - taylored for horses in this area. We ask all our clients to consider using Worm Egg Counts - to reduce the use of wormers and therefore resistance of horses to wormers.
Please note advice will vary for some horses - if you are at all unsure please contact the clinic for advise.
A sheet to give basic information on laminitis, causes and prevention.
What is mud fever, common causes, management and treatment options - please note unless very mild we would always advise a veterinary examination.
Information on two different parasitic condition of horses - if you have an itchy horse please read here. Please note most treatments for mites require an examination as the treatments are often unlicenced for horses and prescription medications.
An application form for health plans offered by Aldington Vets - please see this page for further information.
Anyone looking to make a claim on your horses insurance may find it a little easier after reading this rough guide. Please remember most insurance companies have a different claims procedure, so any queries please speak to us or speak to your insurance company.
Guide to follow if you are bringing yoru horse for an official JMB measurement. See this page for further information.
Printable guide to vettings - 2 stage, 5 stage and any additional procedures. Please also see this page.
A guide to artificial insemination and natural service, plus all the services we offer. Please also see this page.
A brief guide on what to expect and any preparations - for anyone breeding from your mare.
A brief guide on what to expect in the last few days - and any preparations for a foaling.
Gelding your colt - a guide on what to expect, things we need ready when we arrive and monitoring your gelding after the operation.
Information on what we do, routine procedures required and why we look after your horses teeth.
If the time comes when your horse has to be put to sleep, this guide should help you plan and get through the day.
Information on tetanus vaccinations - why we believe it should be compulsory and how to get your horse vaccinated.
A highly contagious infection - here is some advice on how best to manage and control it.