Graham qualified from University of Bristol with Honours in 1979. He spent 8 years in equine practice in Wendover, Newmarket (Rossdale and Ptnrs.), Arundel, and Oxfordshire as well as a stud season in the Waikato, New Zealand. Whilst in practice he studied for and gained CertEO and DESM from RCVS. Graham joined Glasgow University in 1987 as a Lecturer in Equine Surgery and Reproduction where he ran the equine hospital and was a consultant surgeon and clinician. Obtained a PhD by thesis on Neonatal Foal Ophthalmology and Fellowship of the RCVS by examination in ophthalmology in1994. He then moved to Edinburgh as a Senior Lecturer in Large Animal Surgery in 1994 where he ran the orthopaedic service. He obtained DipECVS in 1997 by examination. RCVS recognised specialist in equine surgery in 1999 - 2012. Graham set up private equine consultancy practice based in Scottish Borders in 1998 and he consults in clinics in Scotland and Northern England, and occasionally in Sweden, Eire, Holland, Portugal and Greece. From 2003-2004, 2007-2009 and 2011 he was th visiting equine surgeon at University of Cambridge Veterinary School.
Tim qualified from Liverpool University in 1988, and has worked with horses ever since. He has divided his career betweenequine medicine and respiratory disease research in University teaching hospitals and private equine practice. He holds a Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons Certificate in Equine Medicine and a European Specialist Diploma in Equine Internal Medicine. Tim regularly visits Wright & Morten to provide specialist input into challenging medical cases.
Tim’s specialist skills include ultrasound imaging of the horse’s heart and abdomen, and endoscopy of the lower respiratory tract and stomach.
Sue is Head of the Dermatology Department at Rutland House Veterinary Hospital Group in St Helens. Sue is a European and British Board Certified Veterinary Dermatologist. She has written four text books, contributed numerous chapters to both small animal and equine texts as well as peer reviewed articles and papers in the lay press. She is a regular contributor to Horse and Hound. Areas of special interest in equine dermatology include equine allergy and recurrent urticaria.
Her most recent equine paper was on the management of equine chorioptic mange. She has lectured all over the world including the United States and more than a dozen different European countries.
Neil Townsend is a diplomat of the European College of Veterinary Surgeons and a recognised specialist in equine dentistry. Neil worked for many years at The Philip Leverhulme Teaching Hospital at the University of Liverpool, before joining Three Counties Equine Clinic in Gloucestershire. Neil visits our Somerford Park Clinic to see referral cases on a regular basis.
Jeremy qualified from the University of Glasgow’s Veterinary School, but also holds degrees from the University of Birmingham, Nottingham Trent University and the Royal Veterinary College, London. After working at the world-renowned Animal Health Trust in Newmarket for a number of years, he now specialises in the treatment of horses, ponies and donkeys with skin tumours and works with numerous veterinary practices and equine charities throughout the United Kingdom.
Jeremy is a member of both the British Medical Laser Association (BMLA) and the European Laser Association (ELA); he is also a fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine (RSM) and a visiting fellow at Nottingham Trent University. In addition, he is a member of the British Equine Veterinary Association (BEVA) and was a former trustee and treasurer for the BEVA Trust.