New Equine Vet Joins Team

We are happy to welcome Bradley Hill to our equine team. Bradley graduated from the Royal Vet College in 2008. He began working in Equine Practice in Doncaster, followed by Solihull and finally Market Harborough. He has gained a wide range of experience and joined Chine House in July 2017, having been a student at […]

EquiPENS Headsaking Treatment

EquiPENS(TM) Neuromodulation for Trigeminal Mediated Headshaking Chine House Veterinary Hospital is delighted to now offer EquiPENS (per-cutaneous electrical nerve stimulation) neuromodulation therapy for equine trigeminal mediated headshaking. Clinical trials undertaken by the University of Bristol has shown EquiPENS to be a safe, well tolerated, repeatable management option for trigeminal-mediated headshaking, with encouraging efficacy for improvement […]


We are very excited to announce that the building of our new extension is due to be completed in May 2017. The extension will provide a new, larger main reception with species specific waiting areas (to make your pets visit is as pleasant and stress free as possible), 3 extra operating theatres, 6 new consulting […]

Equine Specialist Surgeon

Congratulations to Judith Findley on becoming an RCVS recognised specialist in Equine Surgery. This is a fantastic achievement and the culmination of many years of hard work an exams. Chine House are lucky to have RCVS specialists in both equine surgery and internal medicine (Dr Kirstie Pickles) to offer a complete service to our clients […]

New equine surgeon joins the equine team

We are delighted that Knut (German spelling of Canute, the English king) Nottrott will be joining us for two short spells of time this Spring to help us with hospital cases while Judith Findley is finishing her maternity leave. Knut qualified as a veterinary surgeon at the Free University of Berlin in 2004. After working […]

Petplan Veterinary Awards 2017

We were delighted to have been nominated as Practice of the Year in 2016. Seven of our vets were also nominated as Vet of the Year. Voting for 2017 does not close until the end of January so there is still time to nominate at


We are pleased to announce that Kirstie Pickles started work at Chine House today. Kirstie qualified from the University of Glasgow in 1996. Following a short time in practice she undertook a three year residency at the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh during which she completed an MSc in equine respiratory […]

Equine Gastroscopy Clinic

We are pleased to announce our first gastroscopy clinic will be held in our Equine Hospital on 23rd June 2016. We will be offering this at a reduced fee of only £130. This will include a nights stay in the hospital before the procedure if required. Please contact the practice on 01509812445 to book your […]

Equine Vaccination Amnesty- May 2016

It is estimated that only 40% – 50%1 of UK horses are currently vaccinated – meaning all horses are at risk as 70% of a population needs to be vaccinated to prevent epidemics of equine influenza occurring. Chine House Veterinary Hospital is pleased to be taking part in Equine Flu Awareness Month, in conjunction with […]