Entries by Jonathan Garrat


Corona virus guidance for clients 14th April 2020 Dear Clients We hope that you and your families are all well and coping in this current lockdown. We as a veterinary hospital have had to change the way we work in light of government instructions and advice from our regulators. We hope that you understand the […]

Further information on equine vaccinations

Equine Vaccinations Many of our clients are concerned about the restrictions that have been placed on the provision of vaccinations during the COVID-19 outbreak. The information below will hopefully provide some of information, the answers and reassurance that you need. We are observing Government advice and BEVA guidelines, and balancing horse health against the risk […]

Equine vaccinations during Coronavirus outbreak

Tetanus vaccination guidance for owners during COVID-19 We have been instructed by our regulatory body and the government that, at this time, human health must take priority over animal health. Once a horse has had the primary course of tetanus vaccinations we know the immunity lasts for 2-3 years. We are therefore advising that horses […]

Coronavirus- Equine update

Coronavirus IMPORTANT NOTICE Like the whole nation we are determined to do our part in defeating the coronavirus and help to save lives by following the Prime Minister’s instructions from yesterday. We want to keep our clients safe whilst still providing care for sick and injured horses over the next three weeks, and we promise […]

Equine Faecal Worm Egg Counts

The heavy use of wormers in horses over the past 20 years has unfortunately led to a significant amount of worm resistance within the equine population. This means that some wormers are no longer effective at eliminating worm burdens in some horses. These problems can be overcome relatively easily by monitoring the faecal worm egg count […]

Equine Flu Outbreak

As you are probably aware there have been multiple flu outbreaks around the country. The current advice is to make sure that your horse has been vaccinated within the last 6 months to reduce the symptoms and spread of the disease. If your horse is unvaccinated the advice is to start a vaccination course. We […]

Important Announcement Regarding Our Farm Animal Business

For the past 6 months we have been trying to recruit a farm vet to replace one of the vets that left the Practice last year, however despite all our efforts we have not been able to do so.  We are now losing two more key members of our farm animal team and therefore we […]


Chine House is in need of a Locum RVN until 22 April for our small animal department. For more information contact: practicemanager@chinehousevets.co.uk

Chine House Equine Vet gives talk to GCSE students

Recently Chloe, one of our equine vets, presented to 150 female GCSE students as part of a STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) event. The event was designed to encourage young women to continue education in the sciences. Chloe discussed the pathway to studying veterinary medicine at university as well as the wide variety of […]

Equinosis- Introducing our latest diagnostic tool for equine lameness

Chine House Veterinary Hospital is excited to introduce our latest tool for lameness investigation at the clinic, the Equinosis Q inertial sensor lameness system (lameness locator). The Equinosis Q system offers precise and objective identification of gait asymmetry using microelectric sensors positioned on the poll, pelvis and pastern of the horse. The system is particularly […]