Strategic Partnerships in New Zealand

Published On: 15. June 2023

Welcome to the Waikato Equine Veterinary Centre, Canterbury Equine Clinic and Cambridge Equine Hospital in New Zealand!

A warm welcome to the Waikato Equine Veterinary Centre, Canterbury Equine Clinic and Cambridge Equine Hospital!

By joining forces with these strong partners, we are now also represented in the Asia-Pacific region. Another step towards a global network in first-class equine veterinary medicine.

We are excited and looking forward to working together with such dedicated teams that combine expertise and a genuine passion for equine health.


The Waikato Equine Veterinary Centre

Situated in the north of New Zealand, the Waikato Equine Veterinary Centre offers comprehensive care for all aspects of equine medicine with a wide array of specialized services.

Equipped with cutting-edge technology and staffed by a team of 34 with 14 highly skilled veterinarians, the center excels in specialties such as surgery, internal medicine, orthopedics, reproduction, and rehabilitation. From routine check-ups to advanced surgical procedures, every horse receives individualized attention and top-notch treatment. The clinic also has a top-class reputation in the field of pre-purchase examinations at all levels for race horses as well as an excellent neonatal intensive care unit and dental services.

The center’s stables and buildings are meticulously designed to provide a comfortable and safe environment for the horses. Spacious and well-ventilated stables ensure optimal living conditions, while the surrounding paddocks allow for exercise and grazing.

With a focus on promoting the overall well-being of horses, the Waikato Equine Veterinary Centre goes beyond medical care. The center offers educational programs, seminars, and workshops to horse owners, fostering a supportive community of equine enthusiasts.


The Canterbury Equine Clinic

Located in the beautiful surroundings of Canterbury in the south of New Zealand, Canterbury Equine Clinic is dedicated to providing exceptional care for horses. With a team of 12 including 6 highly skilled veterinarians, they offer a wide range of services to cater to the unique needs of equines.

At Canterbury Equine Clinic, they stand out due to various specialties, including internal medicine, full surgical service, orthopedics, dentistry, reproductive health, and more. Their veterinarians have extensive experience and expertise in diagnosing and treating a variety of equine conditions, ensuring the well-being and optimal health of every horse that comes through their doors.

Equipped with state-of-the-art diagnostic imaging equipment, Canterbury Equine Clinic offers advanced diagnostic capabilities, including a nuclear scintigraphy unit, digital radiography and ultrasound, enabling accurate and detailed assessments. Their modern surgical suites are designed to accommodate a range of procedures, while the intensive care units ensure round-the-clock monitoring and support for critical cases.

With a strong emphasis on compassionate care, Canterbury Equine Clinic takes pride in their commitment to both the physical and emotional well-being of horses.


The Cambridge Equine Hospital

Amidst the breathtaking landscapes of Cambridge, you will find an equine clinic that stands as a beacon of excellence in equine veterinary care for more than 30 years now: Cambridge Equine Hospital.

This esteemed hospital offers a wide range of specialized services for horses and their dedicated owners.

At Cambridge Equine Hospital, their team of 24 with 11 highly skilled veterinarians is committed to providing exceptional care to equine companions. From routine check-ups to advanced surgical procedures, they cover a broad spectrum of specialties, including lameness evaluations, dentistry, reproductive services, and emergency care. Their facilities boast state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment, ensuring accurate diagnoses and effective treatment plans.

The hospital’s dedication to holistic care extends beyond their medical expertise. They understand the importance of a comfortable environment for both patients and their owners. With spacious accommodation facilities, the hospital provides a nurturing space where horses can recover and owners can find solace during challenging times.

Embodying their commitment to equine well-being, the hospital’s slogan, “For the Veterinary Care Your Horse Deserves,” encapsulates their mission to restore horses to their optimal health, from ponies through to elite performance and breeding horses.

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We are constantly expanding our network. Whether you’re interested in a career at Altano or in becoming a member of our group of clinics and practices – we’d love to hear from you.