This week we had a very informative demonstration from Nikki Websdale of ‘Pegasus Equine Services’. She has studied in human holistic therapies and human sports massage before completing a diploma in equine sports massage with Equi-Therapy UK. Nikki demonstrated her massage techniques on Ann’s horse ‘Tom’ who although reluctant to… read more →
Congratulations to Tom, on his marriage to Justina on the 12th May. Accompanying the beautiful bride and groom the wedding starred Tom’s dog, Archie, Justina’s lamb, Bubbles, and Derek Spanton’s shire Herbie. We wish them all the best for a long and happy future together.
Our latest informative talk is on the 20th March and will be held at the large animal surgery in Hainford at 1.30pm. The topic will be equine dentistry. The speaker will be Graham Duncanson, who completed his fellowship in equine dentistry 3 years ago and has continued to teach and examine… read more →
Dogs are welcome in the bar area and in the garden. Beautiful position right on the sea front with easy access to the beach.
Worming sheep is a complicated business. The worms are developing resistance to our wormers, which means we need to use them carefully and put some thought into it. Firstly, do you need to worm at all? We can analyse fresh dung samples and look for worm eggs. If there aren’t… read more →
Dogs are allowed in all areas of the pub and garden, with the exception of our restaurant where this is restricted to working dogs only (or private functions)
Nearly all breeds of sheep are prone to primary fly strike. This is where the blowfly lays its eggs in the fleece of healthy sheep, the eggs turn into maggots and the maggots cause a severe skin lesion which can often prove fatal. There are three important steps to prevent… read more →
There are two main methods of synchronising heifers. The first involves giving a prostaglandin injection, serving observed heats and then giving another prostaglandin injection 11 days later to any that haven’t been served. The second uses a progesterone implant (PRID) and a prostaglandin injection. When we use this protocol we… read more →
GENERAL FACTS There are estimated to be approximately 2 million pet rabbits in the UK. There are over 500 varieties of rabbit and they can vary in size from the Netherland Dwarf at approximately 1kg to the Flemish Giant at approximately 6kg. Rabbits usually live to 7 or 8 years… read more →
Walks for dogs around Horsey Mere (part of the Norfolk Broads) and down to the beach large beer garden. Dogs are allowed in the bar but not in the restaurant area but customers are welcome to eat in the bar.