Equine Centre Staff


Lead Hospital Clinicians

Prof Alistair R. S. Barr

Alistair qualified from Cambridge University in 1982 and after a short spell in mixed practice in Norfolk moved to Langford in 1983 where he is currently Professor of Veterinary Surgery. His...
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Yvonne A Elce

Yvonne graduated from the Ontario Veterinary College in Canada in 1997. This was followed by a rotating large animal internship at Washington State University during 1997-98 and an equine...
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Veronica Roberts

Veronica qualified from the University of Cambridge in 2003, having previously graduated in Biology from the University of Oxford. She completed an equine internship at The Royal Veterinary...
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David Donaldson

David graduated from the University of Sydney in 1989 with first class honours. For 10 years David worked in small animal, livestock and equine practice in both Australia and the United Kingdom...
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Dr Kate Allen

Kate is a specialist in equine sports medicine. She qualified from the University of Liverpool in 2002. After one year in mixed practice she came to the University of Bristol as an intern in the...
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Katya Potter

Katya graduated from The Royal Veterinary College and subsequently spent a year volunteering for an equine charity (SPANA) in Morocco, caring for working equids in challenging conditions. She...
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Lucy Meehan

Lucy graduated from the University of Liverpool in 2007 with a Veterinary Degree and a Masters in Veterinary Infectious Disease. She went on to an internship at the Animal Health Trust in...
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Chris Owens

Profile coming soon...
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Sarah Smith

Sarah graduated from the University of Cambridge before undertaking an internship at Valley Equine Hospital in Lambourn, where she developed a love of foal medicine and youngstock care....
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Claudia Hartley

Claudia Hartley graduated from the University of Bristol in 1995, after which she spent nine years in general practice in large animal, mixed, and small animal practices. Whilst in first...
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Lynne Hill - Chief Executive OfficerMessage from the Manager

Our aim is to ensure that all animals coming to us are cared for in the best possible way which is why we have specialist staff in all areas, so that you can be content that your animal is cared for to the highest standards available.

We want you to benefit from the multidisciplinary approach we take to our cases and we pride ourselves in the qualifications and training of our vets and nurses which ensures we stay at the cutting edge of treatments and care. We have the largest team of American and European Specialists in the South West.

Richard Hammond - Chief Executive Officer