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MEET THE TEAM

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Hello... I'm Allie, a passionate equestrian of (way) over 35 years. After 15 years of working in the City as a Senior Business Analyst, in 2018 I  founded The Horsebox Spa, a mobile equine spa studio -  an industry first!

In 2020 during a routine sheath clean on a friends horse, I found a mass within the sheath which was later diagnosed by a vet as melanomas. He was admited to Bell Equine within the month for a sheath and part penis amputation (4 years on, he's healthy and coping so well!).  Horse & Hound picked up on his story and I was inundated with requests from clients to treat their horses.  

 

I decided if I could help improve the comfort or play a part in helping to save the life of just one horse, then sheath cleaning was a treatment I wanted to offer. 

I'm professional, knowledgeable, calm and happy to work with even the most tricky or anxious horses, allowing each horse the time they need, treating every horse with the same love and care as my own.

 

My hygiene treatments are 5*.  I work to uncompromisingly high biosecurity and hygiene standards.  That, plus my passion for horses, and experience of sheath cleaning 1000's of horses is what makes me BEHA's chosen hygienist to represent the South East of England

 

I am committed  to education and the importance of hygiene for every horses health, comfort and performance; and alongside BEHA, dedicated to raising the industry standards and establishing 'Best Practice' around this service.

Allie Macleod
The Horsebox Spa
SOUTH EAST OF ENGLAND
info@thehorseboxspa.co.uk

www.thehorseboxspa.co.uk
07830 904854

BEHA Director

Trained by vet 

BHS Stage 3 Accredited

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TRAINING

Training provided by Professor Derek Knottenbelt OBE, BVM&S, DVMS, DipECEIM, MRCVS

  • Anatomy (Stallion & Mare)

  • Signs of Penile Disease

  • Bacterial, Viral, Parasitic, Fungal infections

  • Carcinomas, Melanomas, Sarcoids

  • Congenital Abnormalities & Trauma Injuries

  • The Hygienists Role & Responsibilities

  • Bio Security & Hygiene Practices

EQUINE REPRODUCTIVE ORGAN HEALTH  | Part 1

18 September 2023

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EQUINE REPRODUCTIVE ORGAN HEALTH |  Part 2

12 March 2024

GALLERY

TESTIMONIALS

Such a professional! Allie explained everything she was doing & why her service is so important.

She took her time to make each horse comfortable & relaxed, never rushing them.

We had originally booked our gelding’s in, but Allie did my mare too. Boy am I glad she did. With no signs of discomfort displayed, Allie found 4 large beans in our mare !! We will all be using Allie’s service again 

Sally Rose

Fabulous visit today for the 4 boys to have a sheath clean. Learned loads about sheaths I didn’t know after 40 years of owning horses Thoroughly recommend - knowledgeable, insured, educates along the way and horses much more comfortable tonight.

Melanie Crouch

Highly recommended. Allie is fantastic, it was a pleasure to have met her. So knowledgeable and excellent with horses. I shall be making regular bookings, my gelding benefitted massively from the visit.

Anna Vallone

Allie came to give our lovely boys, Bosco and Freckles, their first ever hygiene clean today and she was amazing! She treated both boys so quietly and gently and they immediately relaxed into their treatments. Allie is so knowledgeable and interesting and it was a great experience for both our horses and for us as their owners. 

Lisa Felstead

I can’t tell you how happy I am to have Had Allie visit us today. My poor boy had a huge jagged bean !!! Allie was just amazing with him. She was so professional and literally talked us all the way through the procedure. I cannot recommend this lady enough I will definitely be getting her back for an annual Sheath Clean for my boy but to also use the other fabulous services she provides.  Highly highly recommended

Ruth Norton

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