Sarah Smith

Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith

Sarah Smith

Equine Medicine Clinician MA VetMB MVetMed DipACVIM MRCVS

RCVS and American Specialist in Equine Internal Medicine

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.

Scientific Publications

Savage, VL, Marr, CM, Bailey, M, Smith, S. (2019) Prevalence of acute kidney injury in a population of hospitalized horses. J Vet Intern Med33: 2294– 2301. 

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 MenziesGow, 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 MenziesGow, 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 assessmentUK-Vet Equine 2:4, 108-113 

Smith S (2019) Interpretation of tracheal wash samples in horses. In Practice41:220-226.  

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.