We have combined the four zone areas (originally North West, North East, South East, South West) on four days to now two zone areas (North of A303 and South of A303).
This consolidation means that all areas will be covered as follows:
North of the A303 will be covered on Monday
South of the A303 will be covered on Wednesday
By assigning an equine vet to designated areas Monday and Wednesday, we offer a discounted visit fee for routine procedures providing reduced cost and easier access for you to regular routine preventative veterinary care throughout the practice area.
Areas covered by the Equine Zone Days
The visit can be booked weeks in advance, the latest time to book is 2pm the day before your allotted Zone Day (Friday for Monday and Tuesday for Wednesday). An appointment time will be allocated by our equine administrators who will phone you after 2pm the day before your visit, to confirm the allocated time. (Clients with Monday as their Zone Day will be phoned on the Friday afternoon before.)
To qualify for a discounted zone visit:
There must be no money outstanding and payment must be made at the time of the visit. To allow us to arrange an efficient Zone Day Visit list, specific time requests or preference of vet are unable to be complied with.
- Dental examination and routine dental rasping
- Prescription checks
- Repeat blood sampling for diagnosed cases
- Healthy Horse Plan
- Suture removal
- Follow up calls – at our discretion
- Sedation for clipping
Procedures not covered:
- Visits not booked 24 hours in advance
- Specific time request
- Specific vet requested
- Lameness examinations
- In depth or specialised investigations
- Visits to work with on-going cases
- Eye injuries
- Remedial dentistry
- Emergency visits
What to do next?
Register with the practice if you are not already a client. Register the details of where your horse is stabled so that your Zone Day can be allocated. When booking routine procedures remember to call at least 24 hours in advance to arrange your discounted Zone Day visit.
Call Castle Cary on 01963 350307 to book your Equine Zone Day appointment with a vet today.