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Equine Vet Services
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Equine

OUR APPROACH

Your horse is in the best possible hands.

With specialist equine services and a hospital with a modern surgical suite, we offer full imaging equipment both in house and at stable with cutting edge medicine surgical offerings for all horses from racing and sport horse elite athletes, through to pleasure horses.  Further, Brendon Bell is a registered specialist in equine surgery and has rightly built a reputation within the equine world for excellence as an equine vet.

We perform a large number of surgeries every year at our Invercargill Equine Hospital. Catering for both elective (non emergency) and emergency procedures, we are always here for you and your horses needs.

Our equine veterinarians have particular experience in equine reproduction and stud medicine. We provide veterinary services to Standardbred horses, Pleasure, Sports horses and Thoroughbred stud farms. This includes routine gynecological and pregnancy examinations, management of fertility problems, treatment of mares and foals and dealing with obstetric and neonatal emergencies.

Lameness in horses is a frequent cause of poor performance and investigating a horse's lameness forms a major part of the work at VetSouth Equine.

Routine dental treatment and some minor surgical procedures (e.g. removal of wolf teeth) can be performed either at our client's premises or alternatively brought into the clinic.

Our equine vets routinely perform a large number of examinations on all types of horses, including; radiography, respiratory noise evaluation, pre purchase examination, medical work up and veterinary certifications.   

THE BENEFITS

Why VetSouth is a great choice

We're locals


We’ve been in the lower South Island for decades. It’s where we’re from and where we raise our families.

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Wide network


We’re plugged into the Veterinary world and our team can call on expertise from all over the world, then deliver it locally.

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Handy clinics


We’re close to you for consults, supplements, supplies...whatever you need. Pop on in or organise a delivery.

Innovation & research

A never ending quest for improvement and advancement

Researching animal welfare and pathology is a passion we share, with our work being used by industry bodies such as Dairy NZ, the Sustainable Farming Fund and Beef & Lamb.

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