Equine Veterinary Clinic

horse-equine-hospital.jpg Our highly skilled equine team offers a broad range of medical and surgical expertise. You can bring your horse in by appointment or ask your vet to refer your horse to us in difficult cases.

Our services

  • 24 hour intensive care
  • Computerised tomography (CT) to image head and limbs
  • Dynamic endoscopy to investigate poor performance and upper airway problems.
  • Medical expertise in gastroenterology, neurology, ophthalmology, respiratory disease, cardiology, poor performance, behavioural problems, neonatology and critical care medicine.
  • Video endoscopes allow visualisation of the horse’s pharynx, trachea, oesophagus and stomach.
  • Colour ultrasound for imaging soft tissue including tendons, the heart, abdominal organs and internal reproductive organs.
  • Digital radiography to x-ray limbs, neck, chest and skull.
  • Surgery by surgical specialists for emergency and elective surgical procedures.
  • Orthopaedic surgery including arthroscopy (key-hole joint surgery) and fracture repairs. 
  • Soft tissue surgery including castrations, cryptorchids, tie-back operations and colic surgery.
  • Reproductive services are offered in-house, including breeding with frozen semen.

Our team

Our senior equine clinicians are supported by experienced and qualified anaesthetists, nurses, technicians, clinical pathologists, and diagnostic imaging specialists allowing us to provide 24-hour intensive care.

Contact

For appointments please contact us on

Tel (06) 350 5328
Fax (06) 350 5747 
equinevets@massey.ac.nz

 

For all out-of-hours emergencies call

Tel (06) 350 5328

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Contact details +64 (06) 356 9099  ext. 85231

Sarah Mack CertAVP(EM), BVetMed(Hons), BSc(Hons), DipECEIM

Senior Lecturer in Equine Medicine

Institute of Vet, Animal and Biomedical Sciences

Professional

Contact details

  • Location: Equine & Farm Services

Qualifications

  • Certificate in Equine Internal Medicine - Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (2012)
  • Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine - University of London (2007)
  • Bachelor of Science in Veterinary Pathology - University of London (2004)
  • Diplomate of the European College of Equine Internal Medicine - European College of Equine Internal Medicine (2015)

Research Expertise

Research Interests

Interested in equine internal medicine, in particular equine endocrinology and muscle physiology.

Thematics

21st Century Citizenship

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Agricultural And Veterinary Sciences (070000): Veterinary Medicine (070706): Veterinary Sciences (070700)

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 1 0

Research Outputs

Journal

Mack, SJP., Kirby, K., Malalana, F., & McGowan, CM. (2014). Elevations in serum muscle enzyme activities in racehorses due to unaccustomed exercise and training. The Veterinary record. 174(6)
[Journal article]Authored by: Mack, S.
Mack, SJP., Dugdale, AH., McG Argo, C., Morgan, RA., & McGowan, CM. (2014). impact of water-soaking on the nutrient compostion of UK hays. The Veterinary record. 174(18)
[Journal article]Authored by: Mack, S.

Conference

Cuille, O., Panizzi, L., Mack, S., & Riley, CB. (2017). An uncommon calcified tumor of the parasinuses of a mare: imaging, diagnosis and surgical management. Proceedings of the new Zealand Equine veterinary association of the NZVA. (pp. 9 - 9). : New Zealand Equine veterinary association
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Mack, S., Panizzi, L., Ridler, A., Riley, C.
cuille, O., Panizzi, L., Mack, S., & Riley, C. (2017). An uncommon calcified tumor of the parasinuses of a mare: imaging, diagnosis and surical management. In proceedings of the New Zealand Equine Veterinary Association of the NZVA, New Zealand Equine veterinary association of the NZVA: New Zealand Veterinary association
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Mack, S., Panizzi, L., Riley, C.
Mack, SJP. (2016). Urinalysis, biochemistry or both to evaluate suspected renal disease. Presented at British Equine Veterinary Association Annual Congress. Birmingham, UK.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Mack, S.
Riley, CB., Toombs-Ruane, L., Bolwell, C., Benschop, J., & Mack, S. (2016). Antimicrobial resistance in New Zealand horses: Where does the evidence lead?. Proceedings of the New Zealand Equine Veterinary Association Annual Conference. (pp. 17 - 19). : New Zealand Equine Veterinary Association Annual Conference
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Benschop, J., Bolwell, C., Mack, S., Riley, C.

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