Welcome to the Rainbow Equine Hospital

The largest fully equipped RCVS Tier 3 Equine Referral Hospital in the North East offering the most advanced diagnostic and surgical modalites in state of the art facilities and staffed with recognized American and European specialists in equine soft tissue and orthopaedic surgery, internal medicine and diagnostic imaging.

Our on the road team of equine only vets have a combined total of over 70 years equine experience ensuring the best of primary care for your horses.

  • Vet Referrals

    We welcome all referrals on both elective and emergency basis. Call us to consult directly over the phone or visit our online referrals page.

    Vet Referrals
  • Hospital Facilities

    Rainbow Equine Hospital offer the most advanced diagnostic and surgical services in continually updated state of the art facilities.

    Facilities
  • Emergency

    For our 24 hour emergency service call us on 01653 695743 and follow the emergency instructions to reach us quickly.

    Emergency
  • Symptom Checker

    Does your horse need to see us? Is it urgent? Click here to use our Interactive Symptom Checker to find out.

    Symptom Checker

Latest News

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    Mare and Foal

    Look at this beautiful mare and foal belonging to one of our own vets.  Definitely thriving !

  • Rainbow Equine Performance Investigation

    Gastroscope Clinic here – 12th July 9 am – 12 noon

    Gastroscopy Clinic to be held at Rainbow Equine Hospital on Saturday 12th July 9am to 12noon. There will be a talk by our vets Amanda Platt and Keesjan Cornelisse and light refreshments. If you think your horse may have gastric ulcers you could get a free scoping of your horses stomach to check for ulcers […]

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    Goodbye and Good Luck

    Sadly, Zoltan has left us to take up his new job in Budapest University Hungary.  We are going to do some work with him in the future. We now welcome Keesjan Cornelisse who will replace Zoltan as our Medicine Specialist.  He graduated in 1993 from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of Utrecht University, the Netherlands. […]

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    Intern position

    Position available for an Intern from end of October 2014. Must be a qualified vet MRCVS registered to work and live on site. Accommodation provided.