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Equine Services


Dr Joan Deetman is an experienced senior equine Vet, an internationally accredited FEI 3* Official Equine Vet & well known local Endurance Vet & Eventing Vet.

Joan is passionate about her horses, with a solid background in multiple equine disciplines after spending a lifetime in the industry.


General Equine Services

  • Routine procedures e.g. regular drenching, dental care, lameness, ambulatory work, poor performance, pre-purchase exams

  • Digital X-ray system and Ultrasound scanning for reproduction and diagnostics.

  • Emergency care for medical conditions and trauma e.g. colics, injuries

  • Reproductive procedures including ultrasound scanning & pregnancy diagnosis.

  • Field surgery for castrations, minor surgical procedures and trauma care.

  • Medical consultations, lameness examinations, performance investigation.

  • Pre-Purchase Examinations 


Sport Horse Therapy

Sport Horse Therapy services incorporate:

  • Traditional Veterinary Medicine

  • Biomechanical Assessment

  • Equine Body Work - Myofascial Therapy

  • Therapeutic Laser Therapy

  • Injury Rehabilitation

  • Therapeutic Ultrasound

  • Proprioreceptive Therapy

  • Graded Rehabilitation Exercise Programs

Sport Horse Medicine is designed to:

  • diagnose & treat illness or injury

  • prepare the equine athlete for competition

  • maintain the horse in peak physical condition

  • design rehabilitation programs 

  • provide regular monitoring & assessment

Clinical Examinations for diagnosis of physical &/or medical conditions must occur prior to initiation of any treatment regime.

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