- Associate Partner
Specialist in Surgery
BVSc MVetMed Dipl.ECVS MRCVS
- Degree – Liverpool University 2008
- Internship – Newmarket Equine Hospital, Newmarket. 2008-2010
- Surgical Residency – Royal Veterinary College, University of London 2010-2013
Will returned to the Newmarket Equine Hospital on completion of his surgical residency to join the referrals team and specialise in equine surgery. In February 2014 Will successfully passed the qualifying examinations of the European College of Veterinary Surgeons, becoming a Diplomate of the college and gaining recognition as a European Specialist in Equine Surgery.
Will has published several papers in peer reviewed scientific journals and presented both nationally and internationally, on subjects including soft tissue injuries to the tarsocrural joint and sinus surgery.
Prior to embarking on his veterinary career Will was a keen event rider, unfortunately Will no longer competes but still finds time to ride.
Head of Exports Department
BVSc DVA MRCVS
David qualified in 1989 from the Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Liverpool.
After qualifying, David specialised in anaesthesia at Liverpool University and the Animal Health Trust and obtained his Diplomate in Veterinary Anaesthesia in 1992. He joined Greenwood Ellis & Partners in 1996 and became a partner in 2005. His principal involvement is with horses in training. David is a member of the veterinary panel of Doncaster Bloodstock Sales.
MA VetMB CertEP CertESM MRCVS
After some time working in mixed practices in Hertfordshire and Malton, North Yorkshire, David joined Greenwood Ellis & Partners in 1989 and became a partner in 1995. He has responsibility for a number of Thoroughbred stud farms and racing stables and has a particular interest in the control of inflammatory airway disease in horses in training.
David obtained his Certificates in Equine Practice in 1990 and in Equine Stud Medicine in 1992. He held the position of Chief Examiner for the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons in Equine Stud Medicine for several years and has lectured regularly at the TBA Stud Farming Course, the National Stud and Cambridge University. David joined the Council of the British Equine Veterinary Association (BEVA) in 1998 and in 2008 became President. From 2012-2018 he acted as Veterinary Advisor to the Racecourse Owners Association and is Veterinary Advisor to the sales company Tattersalls. He is Chairman of the Trustees of the University of Cambridge Veterinary School Trust. Since 2010 he has acted as Managing Partner.
DrMedVet CertEP MRCVS
Benoit qualified in 1986 from the University of Liege.
He undertook his military service, attached to the cavalry, prior to joining the practice in 1988. He obtained his Certificate in Equine Practice in 1993 and became a partner in 1995.
He specialises in racehorse lameness and medicine and has a strong interest in competition horses. He also carries out many pre-purchase examinations for private sales and at all major yearling and horses in training sales.
Specialist in Surgery and Medicine
BVSc PhD DipECVS DipECEIM FRCVS
- Head of Internal Medicine and Intensive Care
- European Specialist in Equine Internal Medicine
Mark graduated from the University of Bristol in 1987. After graduation he worked at the Veterinary School at the University of Bristol as an equine and farm animal clinician. Here he developed his interests in equine internal medicine and soft tissue surgery. Following completion of a residency training, he became a Lecturer in 1995 and completed a PhD on equine colic in 2002. The same year he moved to Newmarket providing a hospital based referral service in equine internal medicine and soft tissue surgery. Mark has RCVS certificates in equine practice, equine soft tissue surgery and equine internal medicine and is also a Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Surgeons and a Diplomate of the European College of Equine Internal Medicine.
Mark has published over 45 scientific papers, written 5 book chapters and is co-author and editor of Diagnostic Techniques in Equine Medicine, which is now in its second edition. In addition Mark has given presentations at over 30 national and international meetings. He is an Editorial Consultant of Equine Veterinary Journal as well as co-chairman of the Clinical Evidence Board. In 1997 he was awarded the Equine Veterinary Journal Richard Hartley Clinical Prize. Mark is a member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons Equine Board and has been both a regular examiner and advisor for the RCVS equine certificates.
Liam qualified in 1993 from Massey University, New Zealand. After qualifying, he worked in mixed rural practice in New Zealand, before coming to the UK and joining Greenwood, Ellis & Partners in 1996. In 2001 he returned to New Zealand where he worked in a large Thoroughbred practice. He returned to NEH in 2014.
Liam has been involved in all aspects of general Thoroughbred practice and now focuses on all aspects of stud medicine. He has also served on the Complaints Assessment Committees for the Veterinary Council of New Zealand.
Specialist in Diagnostic Imaging
BVSc Cert ES(Orth) Dipl.ECVDI MRCVS
Gaynor graduated from the University of Bristol in 1998 and following an internship and experience in first opinion practice joined the referrals team headed by Ian Wright in 2002. She gained the RCVS Certificate in Equine Surgery (Orthopaedics) in 2007 and became a partner at Newmarket Equine Hospital in 2011. Following the European College latterly developing a large animal track residency in Diagnostic Imaging, Gaynor achieved Diplomate status in Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging in 2019 and is a RCVS and EBVS recognised specialist in Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging.
Paul graduated from University College, Dublin in 2009. He then undertook a 12 month surgery internship at Hagyard Davidson McGee in Lexington, Kentucky before spending the 2010 breeding season on a stud in Victoria, Australia.
Paul joined Newmarket Equine Hospital in March 2011. Since then Paul has developed his interests in Thoroughbred work and spends much of his time working at sales throughout the UK, Ireland and abroad. Paul also has a strong interest in both stud medicine and horses in training.
Jan qualified in 2001 from the School of Veterinary Science, University of Bristol.
She worked in general equine practice for three years where she gained an interest in reproductive work and artificial insemination (A.I.). Following a stud season in New Zealand, she joined Greenwood Ellis & Partners in 2006.
Her interests include all forms of stud work, including A.I. and neonatal care.
Jan became a partner in 2021.
Hospital Director & Specialist in Surgery
BVetMed Dipl. ECVS DEO MRCVS European and RCVS Specialist in Equine Surgery
Matt is a 2001 graduate of the Royal Veterinary College. After graduation he completed an internship at Greenwood Ellis and Partners, before returning to the RVC where he undertook his residency in Equine Surgery. He became a Diplomat of the European College of Veterinary Surgeons in 2007, and has been recognised by the RCVS as a specialist in Equine Surgery since 2008. Matt undertook additional studies resulting in passing the RCVS Diploma in Equine Orthopaedics in 2011. His thesis was on clinical applications of endoscopic techniques in orthopaedic surgery.
Since 2006 Matt has worked as a surgeon at Newmarket Equine Hospital, and in 2021 took on the role of hospital director. He is interested in all areas of equine surgery, but with particular emphasis on orthopaedic surgery, and more specifically arthroscopy and fracture repair.
Head of Sports and Leisure Department
BVetMed (Hons) MRCVS
Mark qualified from the Royal Veterinary College, University of London in 2004.
He spent two years as an intern at Greenwood Ellis and Partners where he was involved with the referral and surgery teams. He then spent six months working on New Zealand’s South Island, Christchurch doing mixed first opinion and referral work.
In 2007 he returned to Newmarket Equine Hospital, joining the ambulatory team, where he works extensively with Thoroughbreds in pre-training, training and rehoming as well as sport and leisure horses. Mark holds a particular interest in the investigation and management of lameness.
He spent 5 years on the committee of the Association of Racecourse Veterinary Surgeons.
Mark joined the partnership in January 2018.
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Simon qualified in 1994 from the Royal Veterinary College, University of London and he obtained his Certificate in Equine Practice in 2003.
Simon worked in mixed equine practice prior to going to Australia. On his return in 1997, he joined Greenwood Ellis & Partners and, after further periods working abroad, he became a partner in 2005. His work is now largely focussed on the racing side of the practice, where his interests are the veterinary management of racehorses both in the UK and Internationally.
BSc(Hons) BVSc CertAVP(EL)(ESO)(VDI) MRCVS
Stuart graduated from the University of Liverpool in 2010. Following two years in mixed practice in the West Midlands he moved to Newmarket and spent four years at another large Thoroughbred practice. Here he gained invaluable experience working on several large training yards and at sales both in the UK and abroad. Stuart joins our racing and sales teams with a keen interest in lameness, diagnostic imaging and pre-purchase examination. Stuart is also a member of the veterinary panel at Goffs UK.
Stuart became partner in January 2021.
MA VetMB MRCVS
Zara qualified in 2000 from the School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge.
She joined Greenwood Ellis & Partners in October 2001 and work in stud medicine, including all aspects of mare and foal care. Zara also has an interest in artificial insemination (A.I.). In 2004 she spent a season doing stud work in Scone, Australia.
Zara became a partner in 2021.
MA VetMB MRCVS
James graduated in 1978 from the School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge.
Having worked in Queensland, Kentucky and New South Wales, he returned to the UK to work with Professor 'Twink' Allen at ARC before joining Greenwood Ellis & Partners in 1981. He became a partner in 1984.
James's principal interest is stud medicine and he was Chairman of the Newmarket Stud Farmers Association between 2001 and 2006.
Andrew qualified 1978 from the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh. He spent three years in mixed practice in Shropshire before moving to Newmarket to join Greenwood Ellis & Partners. He now works exclusively as veterinary advisor to an owner/breeder.
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Charlie qualified in 1987 from the Royal Veterinary College, University of London.
After a brief period in mixed practice, Charlie moved to a small equine practice where he specialised in competition horses and polo ponies. He joined Greenwood Ellis & Partners in 1993 initially working predominately on the racing side of the practice. He took sabbaticals gaining experience in stud medicine at the University of Melbourne, Australia. Charlie obtained his Certificate in Equine Practice in 1999. He became a partner in 2000 and now divides his time between racetrack medicine, stud medicine and referral clients.
He has spent time on the committee of the Association of Racecourse Veterinary Surgeons.
His interests focus on lameness investigation, cardiology and stud medicine.
BSc Vet MB MRCVS
Jeremy qualified in 1998 from the School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge having taken a degree in Animal Science.
He enjoys all aspects of equine practice and often finds his work takes him to clients with general riding horses. He has a particular interest in equine dentistry and also covers anaesthesia in theatre when required.
He is a keen polo player who particularly enjoys breeding and training young ponies – often local thoroughbred ex-racehorses!
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Denis graduated from University College, Dublin in 2007.
After graduating he worked in mixed practice in Tipperary, Ireland for 4 years. He moved to New Zealand in 2011 to work in equine practice for a year. He then undertook a 6 month internship at Goulburn Valley Equine Hospital in Victoria, Australia before spending the 2013 breeding season on a stud also in Victoria, Australia.
In 2014 he returned to England and spent the breeding season in stud practice with Equine Reproductive Services in North Yorkshire. Denis completed his certificate in Equine Stud Medicine in 2021.
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Kate graduated from the Royal Veterinary College, University of London and joined Newmarket Equine Hospital in August 2013. In 2015 she spent 6 months in Melbourne, Australia in a predominately racing practice covering track work and sales before returning to NEH.
She is primarily involved in the racehorse side of the practice and has particular interests in general health and medicine, lameness investigations and overground endoscopic exams of the upper airways.
Kate became a salaried partner in January 2018.
Tom qualified in 2000 from the Royal Veterinary College, University of London. He then spent a two year internship with the referrals team before moving across to join the ambulatory side of the practice.
Whilst maintaining an interest in racehorse work, Tom has become increasingly involved with the endurance discipline and is a 4* FEI Endurance Veterinary Treatment Official, a role which takes him to competitions around the country. He is also a 2* FEI Endurance Official Veterinarian, team vet for the British Young Riders Endurance team and advises the EnduranceGB Welfare Committee.
Tom is also actively involved with the international movement of horses, advising shipping agencies, providing veterinary training to flying grooms and frequently accompanying horses on flights.
Having grown up as the son of a vet and the grandson of an avid horse racing enthusiast it was of little surprise that having graduated from Bristol University in 2006 Tristan looked to combine his veterinary degree with his love of horse racing. He was lucky enough to join Greenwood, Ellis & Partners soon after graduation as part of a 2 year racing internship position that involved working within the racing 'arm' of one of the thoroughbred industry's powerhouses, both in the UK and Dubai. He then continued to work privately for that same organisation for a further 6 years, improving his skill set and gaining invaluable experience working with some of the world’s leading racehorse vets. Following a further 5 years servicing some of the larger and most respected training yards in Newmarket for another of the town’s large thoroughbred practices, Tristan finally moved back to NEH in the Autumn of 2019.
As expected, he is predominantly involved in the racing side of the practice and spends the majority of his time helping his trainers maximise and maintain the performance of their racing thoroughbreds by looking after all aspects of their veterinary needs.
Sean graduated from the University of Veterinary Medicine in Ghent, Belgium in 2019. He was brought up around racehorses with his father being a trainer and both brothers being jockeys. He soon developed a lively interest in horseracing that increased every year. Sean undertook the internship at NEH between 2019-21, and in August 21 joined the racing vet team.
Specialist in Surgery
BVM BVS MVetMed Dipl. ECVS MRCVS
Matt graduated from Nottingham University Veterinary School in 2011. He then undertook an internship before spending 4 years as an ambulatory vet in a busy equine hospital in Yorkshire. Following this, he completed a surgical Residency at the Royal Veterinary College where he developed a keen interest in both soft tissue and orthopaedic surgery. He joined NEH in 2019. In February 2020 Matt successfully passed the qualifying examinations of the European College of Veterinary Surgeons, becoming a Diplomate of the College and a European Specialist in Equine Surgery.
Specialist in Medicine
BVSc DipACVIM MRCVS
Hayley graduated from Liverpool University Veterinary School in 2011. She then worked in mixed general practice as an equine ambulatory vet for a number of years before commencing an equine internal medicine Fellowship in the USA. Having completed this, she undertook a 3-year Residency Programme and became an ACVIM Diplomate shortly before joining NEH in 2019. She has lectured internationally and published in peer reviewed publications.
Flora graduated from Liverpool University as a mature student following an international corporate career. After a year at a busy equine practice in Cheshire, Flora returned to Liverpool as an Intern in Equine Surgery and Medicine where she became passionate about student teaching and elected to extend her stay.
Flora joined the Sports and Leisure team at NEH in 2017 and is predominantly responsible for routine work on the free visit days, as well as responding to emergencies. Her special interests are gastrointestinal disease, lameness investigations and care of the geriatric horse.
Having ridden out for a number of Newmarket and Cheshire trainers over the years, Flora looks forward to finding the perfect ex-racer to continue her other passion: hunting side-saddle!
Specialist in Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
BVSc MS DipACVSMR MRCVS
Jodie graduated from Bristol University Veterinary School in 2010 before completing an Internship at NEH. After working in a busy equine practice for 18 month, she moved to the US to pursue her interests in Equine Sports Medicine. She undertook Internships at the Universities of California and Colorado and completed a 3-year Equine Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency Programme, focused primarily on musculoskeletal diagnostic imaging and gait pattern association with performance. She gained her Master's Degree in Clinical Sciences in 2019. In February 2020 Jodie successfully passed the qualifying examination of the American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation, becoming a Diplomate of the College.
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Emily graduated from the University of Veterinary Medicine in Ghent, Belgium in 2019.
After qualifying, she undertook a one year equine internship with internal medicine focus, at Ghent University. She joined the NEH team in January 2021 for the stud season and then went on to do a season at EquibreedUK, who specialise in equine reproduction, gaining more experience in A.I., embryo transfer and OPU (ovum pick up).
She returned to NEH in January 2022. Her interests include all forms of stud work particularly neonatology and A.I.
Rachael qualified from the University of Bristol in 2013. Upon graduation, she spent 6 months in the Equine Hospital at the University before completing an internship in practice in Wiltshire.
In 2015, Rachael moved to Hong Kong to work for the Hong Kong Jockey Club with retired racehorses, sports horses and riding school ponies where she developed an interest in lameness investigations and diagnostic imaging. She returned to the UK in September 2018 and joined NEH as part of the Sports and Leisure Team.
Andrew comes from a National Hunt racing background in Ireland. He graduated in Warsaw, Poland, before undertaking a surgery internship at Hagyard Davidson McGee in Lexington Kentucky.
Andrew joined the practice in June 2017. Since then, Andrew has developed his interests in Thoroughbred work and spends a lot of time working at sales throughout the UK, Ireland and abroad. He also has a big interest in lameness, diagnostic imaging and general health of the racehorse.
Specialist in Surgery and Sports Horse Medicine
MA VetMB DipACVS DipECVS DipACVSMR MRCVS
- Degree: Cambridge University – 2001
- Internship: University of Pennsylvania – 2001-02
- Surgical Residency: University of Pennsylvania – 2002-5
- Lecturer in Equine Sports Medicine – 2005-08
- American College of Veterinary Surgeons Diploma in Equine Surgery – 2007
- RCVS Specialist in Equine Surgery – 2010
- American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine – 2016
Tim graduated from the university of Bristol in 2015. He then worked in general equine practice in Lancashire where he gained an interest in both thoroughbred reproduction as well as artificial insemination (AI). Following a season as resident vet on a large Queensland thoroughbred stud, Tim joined Equine Reproductive services (UK) in Malton, North Yorkshire for two seasons and furthered his interest in assisted equine reproductive techniques including embryo transfer. Tim has spent his UK “off-seasons” working for Hunter Equine Centre in Scone, New South Wales, Australia where he predominantly worked as stud vet for a large thoroughbred farm.
Tim is currently working towards a certificate in Advanced veterinary practice (Stud Medicine) which he aims to have completed in 2021.
Jack grew up on a Thoroughbred farm and through that developed his interest in veterinary medicine.
He graduated in 2015 from Szent István University, Budapest. He then undertook a surgery internship at Hagyard Davidson McGee in Lexington, Kentucky.
He joined Newmarket Equine Hospital in August 2016. Since then, Jack has developed his interests in Thoroughbred sales and horses in training.
Robert graduated from University College Dublin in 2015. He joined the NEH racing team in 2016 following a period of Thoroughbred and sporthorse practice in Northern Ireland at his family practice and stud. His main interest lies in orthopaedics, overground endoscopy and sales work. A keen eventer, he also enjoys a mix of sporthorse work.
Intern Veternary Surgeon
Matthew graduated from Bern University in Switzerland in 2020 and spent a year as a Swiss Army Veterinary Officer before joining NEH in March 2022. Matthew has as particular interest in equine surgery and lameness.
Intern Veternary Surgeon
Valentine graduated from Ghent university in July 2022 and joined NEH shortly afterwards. Valentine is excited for exploring all aspects of equine veterinary medicine during her internship, and has particular interests in lameness and sports medicine.
Intern Veternary Surgeon
Josephine graduated from Ghent University in Belgium in July 2022 and joined NEH shortly afterwards. At university, Josephine was a student committee representative and completed an Honours Programme of Education. She has a keen interest in both surgery and medicine and is very much looking forward to continue her training at NEH.
Intern Veternary Surgeon
Sophie graduated from the University of Bristol in July 2021 and joined NEH as an intern soon after. She enjoys all aspects of equine veterinary with a particular interest in racehorses, surgery and lameness and looks forward to continuing her training with us.
Intern Veternary Surgeon
Chloe Jones graduated from the University of Liverpool in 2022, where she was president of the Equine Veterinary Society. Chloe has a keen interest in lameness and surgery and is excited to continue her training with NEH, joining the team in July 2022.
Intern Veternary Surgeon
Nick graduated from the University of Ghent in 2020. After spending a year working as an ambulatory vet for an equine clinic in The Netherlands, Nick has come to NEH to continue his veterinary training. Nick has a keen interest in equine surgery, sports medicine and emergency management.