Facilities

At Scott Mitchell Associates we have modern equine hospital facilities with 24 hour monitoring by staff ensuring your horse receives the best of care whatever the time of day or night:

  • experienced and equine-dedicated vets and nurses
  • 24hour on-site nursing
  • covered large stables allowing continuous monitoring
  • lunge area for lameness evaluation
  • operating theatre  with full monitoring equipment
  • padded “knock-down” and recovery area
  • examination room fitted with stocks for reproductive examination.

If you would like to have a tour of our facilities please arrange an appointment with reception and we will be pleased to show you around.

Services:

  • routine healthcare services, including vaccination, worming and horse health planning
  • full dentistry service including extractions and diastema widening
  • lameness investigation
  • investigation of poor performance and back pain
  • digital radiography (x-rays) including pre-purchase and pre-sale survey radiographs
  • digital ultrasound
  • video endoscopy including gastroscopic examination of stomach ulcers
  • pre-purchase examinations
  • medical management of colic patients
  • hospitalistaion of intensive care patients
  • reproductive work including AI
  • surgery by a visiting specialist surgeon
  • castration including rig surgery
  • wound management
  • laboratory testing work
  • equine export certification.

For more information about our services or for a quotation for a procedure please contact one of the equine team on 01434 608999.

Veterinary prescritions

Veterinary prescriptions are available from Scott Mitchell Associates.You may obtain Prescription Only Medicines, Category V, (POM-V) from Scott Mitchell Associates OR ask for a prescription and obtain these medicines from another Veterinary Surgeon or a pharmacy.Your Veterinary Surgeon may prescribe POM-Vs only for animals under his or her care.A prescription may not be appropriate if your animal is an in-patient in the practice or if immediate treatment is necessary.You will be informed, on request and on your invoice, of the price of any medication that may be dispensed for your animal.Scott Mitchell Associates requires any animals requiring repeat prescriptions must be re-assessed at least every 6 months. The standard charge for a re-examination is £46.18 plus visit charges if applicable.During the 6 months after re-assessment repeat prescriptions will be at the veterinary surgeons discretion – we advise all clients that we need at least 24 hours notice for a repeat prescription. If any circumstances have changed since your animal was last examined you must keep us informed of these changes. Further information on the prices of medicines is available on request.

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