Sarah graduated from the University of Cambridge before undertaking an internship at Valley Equine Hospital, Lambourn. She then worked as an ambulatory vet in Sussex before joining the Royal Veterinary College as a resident in equine medicine. Whilst at the Royal Veterinary College, she undertook research into testing for insulin dysregulation and also into the impact of maternal obesity on the development of Thoroughbred foals.
In 2015 Sarah became a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine and worked as an equine medicine specialist at Rossdales Equine Hospital, in Newmarket, before joining Langford Vets in 2017.
She is interested in all aspects of equine medicine but particularly in neonatology/stud farm medicine, neurology and cardiology. Sarah sits on the council of the British Equine Veterinary Association with responsibilities for clinical practice and health and medicines.
Savage, VL, Marr, CM, Bailey, M, Smith, S. (2019) Prevalence of acute kidney injury in a population of hospitalized horses. J Vet Intern Med. 33: 2294– 2301. https://doi.org/10.1111/jvim.15569
Smith, S., Marr, CM. (2019) Spontaneous pneumomediastinum in three adult horses. Vet Record Case Reports 7: e000732. doi: 10.1136/vetreccr-2018-000732
Chatfield-Roberts T., Marr C. and Smith S. (2018) Influences of age and disease on peak and trough plasma gentamicin concentrations in horses. Proc BEVA Congress 2018. 110-111
Smith, S., Marr, C., Dunnett, C. and Menzies‐Gow, N. (2017), The effect of mare obesity and endocrine function on foal birthweight in Thoroughbreds. Equine Vet J, 49: 461-466. doi:10.1111/evj.12645
Smith, S., Harris, P. A. and Menzies‐Gow, N. J. (2016), Comparison of oral carbohydrate tests for insulin dysregulation. Equine Vet J, 48: 224-227. doi:10.1111/evj.12413
Smith, S., Naylor, R. J., Knowles, E. J., Mair, T. S., Cahalan, S. D., Fews, D. and Dunkel, B. (2015), Suspected acorn toxicity in nine horses. Equine Vet J, 47: 568-572. doi:10.1111/evj.12306
Smith, S., Dyson S.J. and Murray, R.C. (2008) Magnetic Resonance Imaging of Distal Sesamoidean Ligament Injury. Vet Radiol Ultrasound, 49: 516-528
Articles for Referring Vets
Smith S., Roberts V. (2018) Neurological diseases: current threats and diagnostic options. Vet Times
Smith S. and Savage V. (2018) Gastric disorders in adults horses. Vet Times
Smith S. (2018) How to perform a thorough neurological assessment. UK-Vet Equine 2:4, 108-113
Smith S (2019) Interpretation of tracheal wash samples in horses. In Practice; 41:220-226.
Articles for Owners
Smith S. (2016) Headshaking. Horse and Rider.
Smith S. (2016) Moody Mares. Horse and Rider.
Smith S (2016) Gastric Ulcers. Horse and Rider.
Smith S. (2017) The dangers of acorns to horses you need to know about. Horse and hound.