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Liphook Equine Hospital warmly invite you to: MY HORSE; THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS


Reception/Administrator Maternity Cover – Part Time Contract

The Liphook Equine Hospital is a specialist equine veterinary practice providing expert care for horses, ponies and donkeys. We are seeking to recruit a first class receptionist/administrator ideally with equine knowledge to join the Practice as part of the on the road reception team on a contract basis to cover maternity leave,  commencing later in the year.


The team are responsible for providing a friendly, efficient and caring service and are the first point of contact for incoming enquiries from both clients and veterinary surgeons. The role will involve a great deal of time on the telephone and candidates must have an excellent telephone manner and an exemplary attitude to customer service combined with the ability to stay calm under pressure. The successful candidate will be computer literate, very well organised and comfortable working in a busy office environment and as part of a small team. Knowledge of horses will be a definite advantage but experience within a veterinary practice is not essential.


The role is based in our state of the art equine hospital in Liphook, Hampshire. Due to the rural location own transport is essential. We are looking for a candidate who is able to work three full days per week on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. The ability to work additional days as required to cover sickness and holiday would be very helpful. You will be required to work Saturday mornings on a rotas basis. A competitive salary will be offered commensurate with experience.


If you wish to apply please send a current cv with covering letter including details of your existing salary package and the names and addresses of two business referees to Barbara Thornley at The Liphook Equine Hospital, Forest Mere, Liphook, Hants, GU30 7JG or by email to by Monday 26th September 2016


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VOTE FOR TIM ADAMS – Horse and Hound Topspec Vet of the Year Award!

Tim Adams has made it to the final 5 of the Horse and Hound Topspec Vet of the Year Award.

“Appreciating the singular difference this skilled professional has made to a horse or horses’ lives — in sport and/or leisure”.


(You may submit one (1) vote per week on the Website. In the event that you submit more than one vote per week on the Website, all votes submitted by you will be declared void)



Due to popular demand we are holding another ‘Golden Oldies’ Talk:

We would  like to invite you to an evening on ‘Care of the older horse’. The evening is on Wednesday 21st September at 7pm.

If you would like to book a free place call us on 01428 723594, or email Oldie Client Evening

‘Care of the older horse’ – FULLY BOOKED

If you would like to be added to the reserve list please call us on 01428 723594, or by email
If we have enough people on the reserve list we will be able to hold a second date.

Liphook Equine Hospital would like to invite you to an evening on ‘Golden Oldies’ – Care of the older horse:

Golden Oldie Client Evening

Liphook Equine Hospital Summer E-Newsletter – OUT NOW!

Our Summer E-Newsletter has just gone out, did you get a copy? If you didn’t and would like to subscribe, please email

We hope you enjoy the newsletter which keeps you informed of all our news and events, plus special offers and healthcare information about your horse, pony and donkey.


Talk About Laminitis

Talk About Laminitis has returned for another year and Liphook Equine Hospital are performing all the testing for the 4th year running. From now until the end of October FREE blood test vouchers (which are now paperless) are available at:

Thousands of horses have benefited from the Talk About Laminitis program allowing early diagnosis and therefore prevention of future laminitis episodes.

When horses and ponies are prone to laminitis it is important to test for Cushing’s disease, amongst other underlying hormonal diseases. Although many people think that Cushing’s is a disease seen only in geriatric patients it has now been shown that many (up to one third) of 10 to 15 year olds may be affected.


Liphook Equine Hospital is dedicating June as Equine Dental Awareness Month!

Over the month, on our facebook page (, we will be providing you with lots of information to promote the importance of horses receiving regular dental examinations.

Dental care is extremely important to the health and welfare of our horses. As herbivores they rely on the efficient grinding mechanism of their teeth to obtain adequate nourishment.

Dental/Oral disorders can be painful and cause suffering.

In recent year’s equine dentistry is an area in veterinary medicine in which there has been many significant advances.

At Liphook Equine Hospital we take equine dentistry very seriously. All of our vets have up to date knowledge and skills in dental examination and treatment, and are fully equipped with modern dental instruments. We also have a fully equipped dental clinic in which advanced procedures and surgeries may be carried out.

We believe that prevention is better than cure and encourage our clients to have their horse’s mouths examined on a regular basis. A thorough examination is key to maintaining dental health.

From Thursday 9th June, Tom McGinley who has an RCVS certificate in Equine Dentistry, will be holding a fortnightly afternoon dental clinic at the hospital for both routine and remedial dentistry. During Dental Awareness Month (June) horses which have a dental treatment at the hospital or groups of four or more horses on a yard can receive a FREE Oroscope exam.

Dentistry Clinic 2016

Liphook Equine Hospital invites you to a evening on PENS therapy and Recent Advances in Imaging the Horse:

Come along to our informative evening talk on Wednesday 8th June 2016. Doors open 7pm, prompt 7.30pm start.

Venue: Millenium Hall, 2-10 Ontario Way, Liphook, GU30 7LD.

To reserve your FREE place, please call our reception team on: 01428 723594, message us on Facebook, or email:

Client Evening 8th June 2016