OUR STABLES AND PADDOCKS
For the treatment and recovery of horses and donkeys
We have twenty five stables in total, two large ones designed for mothers and foals. Our stable block allows us to ensure all the animals get the treatments they need and gives them time to rest and recover. Our hospital is unique to the area as it has such a capacity of stabling for all necessary cases. We never turn a sick animal away, if we get really busy we do double up on stables with animals we know are OK to do so.
We have five paddocks that horses and donkeys can go out in during the day. They’re great for our patients who are on the road to recovery and are well enough to be out of their stable. We have large trees which provide shade, crucial in summer!
We also have three outside pens for equines that need to be kept in isolation.
Our washing facilities give owners the chance to cool down their hot animals but also clean them. Horses and donkeys often get sores from their tack rubbing, sometimes this is due to the dirt and sand rubbing against the skin under the tack. ACE originally started out with a washing facility but Kim soon realised that while this was great, so many animals required veterinary attention and so ACE went on to become the centre we have today. Owners bring their animals to the showers regularly.