Pool House Equine Clinic
Pool House Equine Clinic is dedicated to ‘putting your horse first’. This ethos permeates all we do. We provide a 24 hour emergency service 7 days a week including cover for major surgery such as colic. Our equine care team aims to provide routine health care all the way through to advanced diagnostics such as MRI.
In September of 2004 Pool House Veterinary Group acquired the farm and the surrounding 12 acres of land. After receiving planning consent from Lichfield District Council work commenced in the October to create a modern clinic dedicated exclusively to the care of horses.
The clinic now has a staff of seventeen full time equine veterinary surgeons – six of whom have post graduate qualifications in equine related disciplines including one with a European Diploma in Equine surgery and one with a European Diploma in Equine Dentistry.
On the 24th July 2018 HRH The Prince of Wales opened our new Equine Clinic. It is equipped with two operating theatres, large preparation area including two DR digital X ray processing systems, two examination rooms a radiography room, a specifically designed dental theatre, an ultrasound room, two intensive care stables, a seminar room, as well as many other facilities. There is stabling for up to 30 horses.
Pool House is the largest equine practice in the midlands; approximately 14,500 visits are made every year. All classes of horse are cared for, including a number of local racehorse training yards. We are also proud of our partnership with Hallmarq UK to provide an MRI service called Midland’s Equine Referrals (MER).Other equipment includes two mobile X – Ray machines, six 7.5 MHz linear ultrasound scanners (including three ‘Titan’ units and two micromax scanners), laser surgery, cryosurgery unit, arthroscope, shock wave machine, 3m digital gastroscope, laparoscopy and two 1.4m fibreoptic endoscopes. We have a small in house laboratory. The practice also provides Veterinary cover to Uttoxeter,
Veterinary nurses, other staff from our Lichfield hospital help as required.
The equine veterinary team consists of seventeen full time vets. We have a European Diplomat in Equine Surgery who is in charge of the surgical and fertility services. One of our vets is also a qualified member of BAEDT and holds the new RCVS Cert AVP in Equine Dentistry and European Diploma in Equine Dentistry. There are FIVE other RCVS certificate holders. Two of our vets are RCVS recognised advanced practitioners.
If you would like to know even more about Pool House Equine Clinic, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Pool House excellent care saved my horse from repeated laminitis attacks, taking control of the situation from the first phone call, I then boxed my horse 100 miles to the clinic, it was worth it ! highly...
Pool House is a truly amazing Equine Clinic. The dedication of the staff is second to none. It is a very caring & professional clinic. I can highly recommend their services and would not hesitate to take...
I brought my horse here for a lameness workup and the service was incredible. The staid obviously care about the horse and their owners.
Absolute five star service. Nothing is too much trouble.
I have used this clinic for several years, I can not fault it, all of the staff, admin, nurses and vets, are so helpful and knowledgeable, excellent service.