Vets Corner

We have links to various equine vets in the area, so do contact us if you need assistance. For quick on-line advice why not visit

Typical examples of quick advice include: Choke occurs when there is the prevention of food passage down the oesophagus.

This is most commonly caused by food becoming lodged, however, many other causes exist including narrowing of the oesophagus, a mass (e.g. tumour/abscess), megaoesophagus, conditions affecting nerve supply (e.g. equine grass sickness) or a foreign body.