Events & Newsletters


The Winter - Spring 2018 Equine Newsletter is out now

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from your friendly, knowledgeable, equine vets.

In this issue we:
  • Welcome back Gemma Stokes
  • Look at the horse's heart
  • Remind you of our great value Area Days
  • Invite you to not one but two talks - LAMENESS, LAMINITIS AND CARDIOLOGY and HORSES INSIDE OUT
Click here to read more to enjoy your newsletter over the Christmas period! And don't forget to call your nearest branch to book your talks tickets soon. The Autumn series of talks were sold out and we wouldn't want anyone to be disappointed!


West Country Equine Fair 2017

Once again we are delighted to have been invited back to represent the veterinary profession in the BETA Equine Knowledge Zone at the forthcoming West Country Equine Fair to be held at WestPoint Arena, Clyst St. Mary Exeter on 2-3 December.

Would you like to win one of our lovely jute Welcome Bags full of goodies? Then download our Lameness and Cardiology WordSearch here and bring it to our stand this weekend. The first five visitors to do so will win a bag! (Ts and Cs apply)

See you there!


The Autumn 2017 Penbode Equine Vets Newsletter is out now

With information on Penbode @ The Grange, our Autumn series of Back and Neck Pain Talks, our exclusive evening with the Team GBR biomechanic and saddler and news of our annual senior horse health check package.

Click here or the attachment to download!


27 September Back Pain Talk at The Grange, Okehampton SOLD OUT!

Equine Biomechanics and Saddle Fitting Talk

We are proud to announce an evening with Team GBR Equine Biomechanic Russel Guire and Master saddler Mark Fisher (as recently featured on BBC TV!)

These World Class equine experts will be giving a one off joint presentation in Holsworthy in association with Penbode Equine Vets. 

This is a unique opportunity to hear these highly entertaining speakers and informative in our area. 

Find out how cutting edge research on rider position and tack fit has helped win gold medals and can benefit you and your horse.

Wednesday 15 November 2017
Holsworthy Memorial Hall, Holsworthy EX22 6DJ, 7 for 7:15pm

A two course meal is included at each talk €“ all for £10

Book your tickets by calling:
Holsworthy 01409 255549
Tavistock 01822 613838
Okehampton 01837 506070

Equine Back and Neck Talks

A recent study showed that showed that that nearly 50% of horses were found to show some sort of back pain. Only 12% of owners were aware of this.

Penbode Equine Vets David Rowlands and Gemma Tyner will discuss the symptoms, causes, treatment and prevention of common back and neck problems in the horse. The same talks will be presented at four different venues this autumn. 
27/9 The Grange Equestrian Centre, Okehampton EX20 3DA
2/10 Holsworthy Memorial Hall, Holsworthy EX22 6DJ
18/10 The Cardinal's Hatt, Hatt PL12 6PJ
24/10 Yelverton Church Hall, Yelverton PL20 6AB
A two course meal is included at each talk €“ all for £10. 

Call your nearest Penbode Equine Vets branch to book:
Holsworthy 01409 255549 
Okehampton 01837 506070 
Tavistock 01822 613838 
Horse vets serving Holsworthy, Okehampton, Tavistock, Launceston, Bude / Stratton, Camelford / Bodmin and Bradworthy
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