Tim Phillips  Orthopaedic Surgeon  Tim qualified from The Royal Veterinary College in 1983 and first went  to Liphook Equine Hospital in 1987. He then left to undertake a surgical post at The Animal Health Trust in Newmarket before returning to the practice and becoming a partner in 1995. Tim has RCVS and ECVS Diplomas in Equine Surgery and is recognised as an RCVS and European Specialist in Equine Surgery. He has been an examiner for both RCVS and European Diplomas in Equine Surgery and a member of the Board Of Regents of the European College of Veterinary Surgeons. He has published on a wide range of subjects and has lectured extensively both in the UK and further afield. Tim also acts as a peripatetic consultant surgeon to other equine practices, both in the UK and abroad. In his spare time Tim enjoys his family, his dogs, all sports and anything to do with the sea.

Tim Phillips Orthopaedic Surgeon

Tim qualified from The Royal Veterinary College in 1983 and first went  to Liphook Equine Hospital in 1987. He then left to undertake a surgical post at The Animal Health Trust in Newmarket before returning to the practice and becoming a partner in 1995. Tim has RCVS and ECVS Diplomas in Equine Surgery and is recognised as an RCVS and European Specialist in Equine Surgery. He has been an examiner for both RCVS and European Diplomas in Equine Surgery and a member of the Board Of Regents of the European College of Veterinary Surgeons. He has published on a wide range of subjects and has lectured extensively both in the UK and further afield. Tim also acts as a peripatetic consultant surgeon to other equine practices, both in the UK and abroad. In his spare time Tim enjoys his family, his dogs, all sports and anything to do with the sea.

Professor Geoffrey Lane  Surgeon  Geoff graduated from the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) in 1969 and after post-graduate training at the University of Bristol and the RVC he was awarded the Fellowship of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons in 1974. Geoffrey joined the staff at the University of Bristol in 1974 and taught soft tissue surgery there until 2007. Since then Geoff has developed a private referral practice in equine ENT surgery. Today this generates over 500 surgeries annually. A past-President of the British Equine Veterinary Association (1989) he has been a Director of the Equine Veterinary Journal as well as being on its Executive Committee and Editorial Advisory Board. Geoff is recognised by the RCVS as a Specialist in Equine Surgery and is a holder of its Diploma in Equine Soft Tissue Surgery. He has published over 100 articles on comparative ENT disorders but in recent years his research interests have concentrated on the diagnosis and surgical management of respiratory impediments in athletic horses.

Professor Geoffrey Lane Surgeon

Geoff graduated from the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) in 1969 and after post-graduate training at the University of Bristol and the RVC he was awarded the Fellowship of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons in 1974. Geoffrey joined the staff at the University of Bristol in 1974 and taught soft tissue surgery there until 2007. Since then Geoff has developed a private referral practice in equine ENT surgery. Today this generates over 500 surgeries annually. A past-President of the British Equine Veterinary Association (1989) he has been a Director of the Equine Veterinary Journal as well as being on its Executive Committee and Editorial Advisory Board. Geoff is recognised by the RCVS as a Specialist in Equine Surgery and is a holder of its Diploma in Equine Soft Tissue Surgery. He has published over 100 articles on comparative ENT disorders but in recent years his research interests have concentrated on the diagnosis and surgical management of respiratory impediments in athletic horses.

Henry Tremaine  Surgeon  Henry  graduated from the Royal Veterinary College, London in 1989, and after a spell in mixed and equine practice undertook a residency in equine soft-tissue surgery at the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, Edinburgh where he attained an MPhil and Cert ES(Soft tissue). He subsequently worked at Ohio State University and gained his Diploma of the ECVS. Henry's research activities include equine upper respiratory tract disease and dentistry, and his clinical interests also extend to wound management, and laparoscopic surgery. Henry is an RCVS and European specialist in equine surgery, and has published and lectured widely, both internationally and in the UK.

Henry Tremaine Surgeon

Henry  graduated from the Royal Veterinary College, London in 1989, and after a spell in mixed and equine practice undertook a residency in equine soft-tissue surgery at the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, Edinburgh where he attained an MPhil and Cert ES(Soft tissue). He subsequently worked at Ohio State University and gained his Diploma of the ECVS. Henry's research activities include equine upper respiratory tract disease and dentistry, and his clinical interests also extend to wound management, and laparoscopic surgery. Henry is an RCVS and European specialist in equine surgery, and has published and lectured widely, both internationally and in the UK.

 
Chris Pearce  Equine Dental Expert  Chris is at the forefront of equine dentistry worldwide, he was the first vet in the UK to qualify as an equine dental technician (EDT) in 2001. Since then Chris has developed a wide referral client base for advanced and surgical equine dental conditions and established the Equine Dental Clinic. Chris is past chairman of the BEVA/BVDA examining committee for EDT exams, past BEVA Council representative for equine dentistry, chairman of the BEVA Dental Working Party for political aspects relating to dentistry. He is also winner of the coveted Pet Plan Vet of the Year Award for 2011, awarded in recognition of Chris’s work in equine dentistry and the beneficial effect on equine welfare. 

Chris Pearce Equine Dental Expert

Chris is at the forefront of equine dentistry worldwide, he was the first vet in the UK to qualify as an equine dental technician (EDT) in 2001. Since then Chris has developed a wide referral client base for advanced and surgical equine dental conditions and established the Equine Dental Clinic. Chris is past chairman of the BEVA/BVDA examining committee for EDT exams, past BEVA Council representative for equine dentistry, chairman of the BEVA Dental Working Party for political aspects relating to dentistry. He is also winner of the coveted Pet Plan Vet of the Year Award for 2011, awarded in recognition of Chris’s work in equine dentistry and the beneficial effect on equine welfare. 

Nicole du Toit  Equine Dental Expert  Nicole Du Toit works along with Chris Pearce as part of the Equine Dental Clinic. Nicole obtained her veterinary degree from University of Pretoria in South Africa in 2000 and a PhD in equine dentistry at the University of Edinburgh. In 2011 Nicole returned to South Africa and started up her own equine dental referral clinic. In 2013 she was part of the first group of vets to become a diplomat in the European Veterinary Dental College Equine sub-specialty. Nicole has numerous publications on equine dentistry and has lectured and tutored at many international veterinary congresses. 

Nicole du Toit Equine Dental Expert

Nicole Du Toit works along with Chris Pearce as part of the Equine Dental Clinic. Nicole obtained her veterinary degree from University of Pretoria in South Africa in 2000 and a PhD in equine dentistry at the University of Edinburgh. In 2011 Nicole returned to South Africa and started up her own equine dental referral clinic. In 2013 she was part of the first group of vets to become a diplomat in the European Veterinary Dental College Equine sub-specialty. Nicole has numerous publications on equine dentistry and has lectured and tutored at many international veterinary congresses. 

Professor Andy Durham  Medicine Expert  Andy qualified from the University of Bristol in 1988 and worked initially in the Midlands where he gained a postgraduate qualification in Equine Practice before joining  Liphook Equine Hospitalin 1994. After a brief period away in Sussex, he returned to Liphook in 1999 and became a partner in 2001. He gained the RCVS Diploma of Equine Internal Medicine in 2003 and the Diploma of the European College of Equine Internal Medicine the following year. Andy acts as a consultant for internal medicine providing a referral service for referring vets and has a particular interest in equine metabolic syndrome, liver disease and ophthalmology. Andy has published extensively on a wide range of equine medicine subjects and lectures frequently both in the UK and abroad. 

Professor Andy Durham Medicine Expert

Andy qualified from the University of Bristol in 1988 and worked initially in the Midlands where he gained a postgraduate qualification in Equine Practice before joining  Liphook Equine Hospitalin 1994. After a brief period away in Sussex, he returned to Liphook in 1999 and became a partner in 2001. He gained the RCVS Diploma of Equine Internal Medicine in 2003 and the Diploma of the European College of Equine Internal Medicine the following year. Andy acts as a consultant for internal medicine providing a referral service for referring vets and has a particular interest in equine metabolic syndrome, liver disease and ophthalmology. Andy has published extensively on a wide range of equine medicine subjects and lectures frequently both in the UK and abroad.