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.
JO is a mother of two, one of which is a very keen event rider and an extremely active member of Pony Club & Riding Club, the other is football mad. Her husband also horse rides so there’s always some form of horse event happening at the weekends.
She has four horses at home and two cocker spaniels making life very busy. Outside of work the family enjoy football, horse competitions, dog walks & pleasure rides on the horses. In addition she has a passion for equine photography and tries and fit that in outside of work and the busy family schedule.
Heather has a background in both accounts and pharmacy. As a mother of two boys she is extremely active in their interests and share activities such as scouting, walking, hiking and much to the delight of other members of staff – baking. She is also particularly popular with the non-horsey animals in the Practice such as Pipsqueak.