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.

  • Emergency

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

  • 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

  • Our interns.


    The Rainbow Equine Hospital is pleased to invite applications for an internship positions commencing around 13th April 2015 and lasting for one year. The internship is suited to persons with a keen interest in developing a broad based equine specialist veterinary knowledge particularly in the fields of equine anaesthesia, surgery and imaging.  The hospital is […]

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    Newmarket Surgeon heads north to Rainbow

    We are happy to have the help of Merry Smith –  arriving today to assist our Surgical team.   Meredith A. Smith Moore MA Vet MB PhD Cert ES Dip ECVS MRCVS Merry graduated from Cambridge University in 1999. She completed an equine surgical internship at the University of Pennsylvania, USA, followed by a 3½ […]

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    New Detection Times

    BHA have issued new detection times for penicillin and regumate.  Please see attached link http://www.beva.org.uk/_uploads/documents/bha-notice-new-detection-times-issued-november-2014-.pdf  

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    Welcome to Jack Teal

    We are very pleased to announce that Jack has joined our happy team at Rainbow.  Jack is a well known lad in the racing world and has rode under rules he also has his own string of pointers at home. He now is helping Tina and Dominic on the yard.