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Working Dog First Aid Evening

November 5, 2019 | by verity.ramus@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Equine Farm Pets

Join HNVG for another evening of working dog first aid. Following the success of Octobers’ talk, we have decided to hold another on the 26th of November. View the poster below for more details!

Helping your horse through the firework frenzy

October 30, 2019 | by verity.ramus@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Equine

Planning is Key Find out if there are to be any fireworks displays local to where your horse is kept. Find out the dates and times, speak to your neighbours if they are having a display, let them know that […]

Equine Herpes Virus Vaccination Amnesty.

October 21, 2019 | by verity.ramus@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Equine Special Offers

From the 16th or October to the 30th of November 2019 HNVG are running an Equine Herpes Virus vaccination amnesty, whereby you pay for your 1st vaccination & get your 2nd vaccination (at 4-6 weeks) FOC* WHY VACCINATE FOR EHV? […]

Breakthrough Medicine for Degenerative Joint Disease in Horses

August 28, 2019 | by verity.ramus@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Equine

Here at HNVG we are very excited to be involved in the launch of a brand new lameness treatment from Boehringer Ingelheim and Global Stem cell Technology! It is a stem cell based product which offers a totally different way […]

Chinese Lanterns & Helium Balloons – What goes up must come down!

July 25, 2019 | by verity.ramus@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Equine Farm Pets

As summer parties and weddings get into full swing, now is a timely reminder for people to be aware of the effects that helium balloons and Chinese lanterns have on our animals and countryside. Balloons look wonderful when released, especially […]

EquiSal Tapeworm Test – Things you should know when taking a sample.

May 13, 2019 | by verity.ramus@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Equine

The Equisal Test The EquiSal Tapeworm Test uses saliva, collected yourself, to diagnose tapeworm burden with high accuracy. It tells us if your horse has a burden and whether you need to deworm or not. At HNVG we incorporate the […]

Zone Visit Updates

April 9, 2019 | by verity.ramus@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Equine

We love our busy zone days and know that you do too! We are happy to announce that we have expanded our Tuesday zone area so that we now cover: > Temple Guiting > Naunton > Bourton-on-the-Water > Notgrove > […]

Equine Influenza – New Cases Confirmed

March 20, 2019 | by verity.ramus@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Equine

Cases of Equine Flu have now been confirmed in Warwickshire and Gloucestershire. Our advice remains the same, all horses should be vaccinated and have a booster if they have not been vaccinated within the last 6 months. Signs of Equine […]


February 18, 2019 | by verity.ramus@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Equine

More cases of equine influenza have been identified in several areas of the UK – the Animal Health Trust websitewww.equiflunet.org.uk is being kept updated with information about all cases diagnosed during this outbreak. The direct link to the case information […]


February 7, 2019 | by verity.ramus@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Equine

What’s happening? There is currently an outbreak of Equine Influenza in the UK, which has caused the cancellation of all horse racing today (Thursday 7th February). Equine Influenza is a common respiratory disease – the unusual thing about this outbreak […]

Re-scheduled Client Evening – The Hoof, The Whole Hoof & Nothing But The Hoof!

February 5, 2019 | by verity.ramus@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Equine

HNVG are happy to announce that we have rescheduled our FREE Foot and Farriery talk that was postponed in November. As before, Ben Benson, AWCF DipWCF ATF CEF will be our guest speaker for the evening. We will be discussing […]


January 22, 2019 | by verity.ramus@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Equine Farm Pets

Small animal vet Will Oldham gives us an update about the recent Parvovirus media coverage. Follow the link to our YouTube channel where you can see the full video of Will talking about symptoms, prevention and what to do if […]

Coming Soon – New Branch Opening in Moreton-in-Marsh!

January 10, 2019 | by verity.ramus@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Equine Events Farm Pets

It has been a long time in the planning, but HNVG is excited to announce that we will be opening a new small animal branch surgery in Moreton-in-Marsh on the 11th of March 2019! We are thrilled to be a […]

Pet travel to the EU in the event of a ‘No-Deal’ Brexit

November 12, 2018 | by verity.ramus@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Equine Farm Pets

In the event of a ‘No-Deal’ Brexit, there are a few things you will need to do in order to travel to the EU with your pet on or after the 29th of March 2019. 1. Your pet will need […]

Equine Winter Talks Series – Gastric Ulcers

October 22, 2018 | by verity.ramus@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Equine Events

Are you worried your horse might have gastric ulcers? Take our simple survey to help us identify if your horse may be affected by Gastric Ulcers. The survey is quick, easy to follow and all answers will be sent us […]

European Youth Driving Championships, Kisber-Aszar in Hungary.

August 28, 2018 | by verity.ramus@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Equine

Earlier this month Sally travelled to Hungary as Team Vet for the British Junior and Youth Carriage Driving Team at the European Championships at Kisber-Aszar near Budapest. Eight team members competed in three age categories (children’s, junior and young driver) […]

Blue Cross & HNVG Equine

May 2, 2018 | by kate.allen@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Equine

Well, the first two months of our work with the Blue Cross Equine team at Burford have simply flown past!  We have been very busy each week, checking over new arrivals and those about to go to new homes, vaccinating, […]

Petplan Vet of the Year Finalist

March 23, 2018 | by kate.allen@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Equine

We are very excited to announce that Equine vet Sally Hodgson is a Vet of the Year Finalist in the Petplan Veterinary Awards 2018.     There are five categories in these prestigious annual awards and this year there have […]


Fundamentals of Farriery – Central Horse News

January 23, 2018 | by kate.allen@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Equine

HNVG equine vet Sally Hodgson has written a brilliant article on farriery, featured in this month’s edition of Central Horse News. Click here to view the article. CHN have a regular “Advice from the Vet” section, allowing the readers access […]

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Straight from the Horse’s Mouth

December 20, 2017 | by kate.allen@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Equine

Your horse has up to 44 teeth in their mouth – that’s a lot of teeth to look after! None of us enjoy going to the dentist but we go regularly because our dental health is very important – the […]

Petplan Veterinary Awards 2018

Nominations for Veterinary Awards

November 24, 2017 | by kate.allen@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Equine Events Farm Pets

We are very proud to be nominated for Petplan‘s annual Veterinary Awards 2018 in the following categories: Practice of the Year Vet of the Year – Will Oldham, Sally Hodgson, Sam Cutts, Pauline Tolhurst There is still plenty of time […]

Remembering Equine War Heroes

November 10, 2017 | by kate.allen@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Equine

On the eve of Remembrance Day, equine vet Sally Hodgson sheds light on some of the unsung equine heroes of the First World War & how they were treated when injured. Military activity during the First World War still depended […]

Wolf Run 2017

Success for our Wolf Runners

October 25, 2017 | by kate.allen@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Equine Events Farm Pets

A team of vets, nurses, receptionists (and a baker standing in for an equine nurse!) from HNVG took part in the Autumn Wolf Run 2017. WOLF stands for Woods, Obstacles, Lakes & Fields and the event took place in the […]

Success at Blenheim for Equine Vet Sam Cutts

September 28, 2017 | by Hook Norton | Equine

Congratulations to our Equine vet Sam Cutts who has just returned from a very successful trip to Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials where she rode her homebred and produced Piccola Diavola (Holly) clear around the CIC***8/9yo! Sam is one of […]

Practical Equine Anatomy, First Aid & Saddle Fitting Workshop

August 31, 2017 | by Lucy Warner | Equine Events

Practical Equine Anatomy, First Aid & Saddle Fitting Workshop Join Hook Norton Vets for a practical afternoon workshop of equine anatomy, first aid and saddle fitting Wednesday 20th September 4pm – 7pm At our Hook Norton Surgery, Sibford road, Hook […]

Countryfile Live 2017

August 8, 2017 | by sam.baldwyn@hooknortonvets.co.uk | Equine Events Farm Pets Uncategorized

Countryfile Live 2017 We had a great time at Countryfile Live 2017 this year! We were once again covering the veterinary services for all the animals in attendance, including Adam’s Farm! Thankfully we had a quiet time and the animals […]

Free Laboratory tests for cushings

July 18, 2016 | by Lucy Warner | Equine

Boehringer Ingelheim are sponsoring the laboratory tests for Cushing’s disease from 1st June to 31st October 2017. Over 80% of horses and ponies that develop laminitis have an underlying endocrine disease i.e. Cushing’s or Equine Metabolic Syndrome. Cushing’s can cause […]


Four Legs and a Tale

October 2, 2014 | by Lucy Warner | Equine

The autobiography of Equine Vet Alan Walker! The story of the Walker family, local farriers and Vets for over 300 uninterrupted years. www.facebook.com/pages/Four-Legs-and-a-Tale/697826290302332?fref=ts Alan’s book is available to purchase at our Hook Norton, Charlbury and Deddington surgeries. If you would […]



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