If you’re sick of asking advice from your horsey friends and ending up non the wiser. Why not talk to our office staff? They’re as obsessed as you are about horses and horse welfare as a result all our staff truly understand the ups-and-downs of horse ownership. All of our support staff are horse owners and many compete themselves in different disciplines. However more than anything they live, breath and most importantly work with horses every day. They are the perfect starting point to getting veterinary support for you and your horse
As practice manager Emily deals with the day-to-day running of the practice and has a significant responsibility to ensure the smooth running of the business. She is passionate about all things equine and in particular horse welfare. She has ridden and owned horses for over 20 years and has a very impressive CV. This includes time as a working pupil with International Dressage judge Stephen Clarke. She also spent a period at a large racing yard in Cheshire working as a Racing Secretary for trainer David Murray Smith and before taking over as our Practice Manager she was PA to the managing director at a pharmaceutical marketing company.
Away from work she has shown her own and produced other peoples’ horses competing at HOYS for several years on her own horses Silvern Sheena and MG Vaquero as well as a number of other horses.
Becky has been riding for 20 years and currently has two horses of her own. She shows them both; with the dream to one day competing at HOYS! Previously Becky worked for many years at a riding school and livery yard as a riding instructor before joining the team in May 2016. Her roles within the practice includes customer service, invoicing, taking care of inpatients, assisting the vets with operations as well as general duties in the office.
Emily has owned and ridden horses for 18 years having 3 horses of her own, stabled not far from the practice. Having shown at several county shows and the Horse Of the Year Show showing is her passion. Her role at The Practice includes dealing with sarcoids, customer service, and general duties in the office as well as assisting in operations.
Tara is a member of the office team and is one of the frontline staff that will handle your enquiries. For those with insured horses it is Tara who supports our clients claims and ensures the process runs smoothly.
Owning four horses of her own, as well as chickens, dogs and cats Tara believes in animal welfare and inline with this two of her horses are RSPCA rescues. Stabled not far from The Practice these horses benefit from over 30 years for her equine experience and have been patients of Simon Constables for many years
Sam has owned and ridden horses for 13 years. She competes at pony club level but enjoys hacking and cross country farm rides. Sam also owns two very spoilt chihuahuas who spend the weekend exploring the countryside .
Lisa has enjoyed riding all her life. She has a passion for showing having competed at HOYS for a number of years. Lisa not only has a number of roles within the office she also supports the vets both in The Practice as well as out on visits.