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Christmas & New Year Holiday Service

The Ballinger Equine team at Christmas 2021. Pictured (left to right) are Sharni Heaps, Dr Anna Liedtke, Kate Harley, Dr Harriett Bartram-Baird, Dr Sophie Sutton, Andrew Hillier, Basil, Dr Eleanor Kigozi and Dr Susanna Ballinger.

The Ballinger Equine office at East Barn will close for the Christmas Day and Boxing Day Bank Holidays on 27 and 28 December respectively and for the New Year’s Day Bank Holiday on Monday, 3 January. But, our team of veterinary surgeons continue, as they do every year, to provide uninterrupted, out-of-hours emergency service throughout the Christmas and New Year holiday period.

Operating our own comprehensive, uninterrupted 24/7, 365 out-of-hours emergency service

As always, Ballinger Equine is operating its own in-house, round-the-clock emergency service. We don’t hire locum support and ensure continuity of care with our regular clinical team for all our patients. The opening hours for our head office over the holiday season are shown below. If you have an emergency ‘phone 01462 414008 immediately.

DateOpen / ClosedHours
Friday, 24 DecemberOffice open0830hrs to 1300hrs
Saturday, 25 DecemberOffice closedFull out-of-hours emergency service
Sunday, 26 DecemberOffice closedFull out-of-hours emergency service
Monday, 27 DecemberOffice closedFull out-of-hours emergency service
Tuesday, 28 DecemberOffice closedFull out-of-hours emergency service
Wednesday, 29 DecemberOffice open0830hrs to 1700hrs
Thursday, 30 DecemberOffice open0830hrs to 1700hrs
Friday, 31 DecemberOffice open0830hrs to 1700hrs
Saturday, 1 JanuaryOffice closed Full out-of-hours emergency service
Sunday, 2 JanuaryOffice closedFull out-of-hours emergency service
Monday, 3 JanuaryOffice closedFull out-of-hours emergency service
Tuesday, 4 JanuaryOffice open0830hrs to 1700hrs

Orders placed on the Ballinger Equine online pharmacy will be processed immediately the office opens after the date the order is placed.

New client registrations, emailed general enquiries and requests for visits and pre-purchase examinations will all be attended to during office open hours.

As always – in case of emergency call 01462 414008 without delay.

Andrew, Susanna, Eleanor, Anna, Sophie, Harriett, Kate, Sharni, Caroline and Basil wish everybody a very happy Christmas and a prosperous New Year!