With our dedicated team of equine veterinary professionals on hand 24/7, our focus is to provide
exceptional veterinary care, as well as valuable clinical support to referring vets whenever you need it.

We offer referral equine veterinary care to horse owners across the South West. Our centre is based on the Nutwell Estate and is staffed by experienced vets in specific disciplines, as well as dedicated hospital interns. The vets, nurses and support staff are there to provide you with the peace of mind that your horse or pony is receiving the best patient care. 24-hour emergency equine veterinary care is available by referral.

The extensive purpose built on-site facilities at Nutwell enable our team to care for a
comprehensive range of referral cases from across the South West region. These include
emergency cases, orthopaedic surgery, soft tissue surgery, internal medicine, lameness investigations, poor performance, adult and neonatal intensive care and more.


Our multidisciplinary team provide 24/7 veterinary care and support to our severely compromised patients.
At South West Equine we offer world class intensive care expertise for high risk and severely ill horses,
severely ill premature/dysmature foals and post-surgery critical patients.


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Difficult lameness cases can often benefit from the controlled environment of the referral centre, and our experienced team.

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Soft tissue surgical cases often benefit from a multi-disciplinary approach in their initial diagnosis and post operative management to achieve best outcomes.

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At South West Equine Referrals we have the facilities and expertise to manage a broad range of internal medicine and complex critical cases. Our team are on hand to diagnose, treat and prevent a variety of medical problems associated with all the body nervous systems (nervous system, gastrointestinal system, respiratory system, heart, liver, kidney skin and more).

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Successful orthopaedic surgery requires a highly trained team, specialised equipment and meticulous aftercare.

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Do you have an emergency?

Are you looking to refer a case to South West Equine?