We are 24/7 ambulatory practice supported by comprehensive hospital facilities, first established in the mid-19th Century. Our skilled team of veterinarians and vet nurses are dedicated to providing the highest quality care.
Robert joined us in October 2018. He completed an Honours degree in animal science before going on to the Atlantic Veterinary College in Canada, where he graduated in 2002. Robert has a special interest in management of competition horses, spending much of his time with lameness/poor performance and pre-purchase examinations. He has been the Under 21’s Team Veterinarian for British Dressage since 2014, now working with the Pony, Children On Horses, Junior and Young Rider Squad members, as well as working as Team Veterinarian for the 2** European Eventing Championships in 2013 and 2015.
He is now the support team vet for the British Equestrian Federation Podium Potential squads, in particular working with the Eventing and Para Dressage Squads. He is also an FEI Veterinary Delegate in Dressage and a member of the Association of Racecourse Veterinary Surgeons. Robert was recently promoted to our clinical lead as Senior Veterinary Surgeon.
Iain McKenzie BVM&S Cert AVP (ES-O) MRCVS
Iain qualified from the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, Edinburgh in 1999. He received a class medal for reproductive studies and completed electives in soft tissue surgery and respiratory tract disorders.
His first position was in a busy mixed practice in Loch Lomond, Scotland. After two and a half busy years his equine interests took him, at first as an Intern, to the Troytown Equine Hospital in Ireland, a renowned centre of equine excellence. Subsequently he was then employed as an assistant for 10 months.
Iain has been with us since September 2003. His areas of interest are the diagnosis, management and surgery of lameness conditions along with equine internal medicine and a certificate in equine orthopaedics.
Gloria Apati DrMedVet MRCVS
Gloria graduated in 2016 at the University of Veterinary Medicine in Budapest and then moved to the UK. She worked in an externship role for three months as a very busy stud vet, then moved to Newmarket and spent a year at Rossdales Equine Hospital as an intern in diagnostic imaging, where her role was mainly taking X-rays and advanced diagnostic images of thousands of horses across all disciplines. Whilst there, Gloria developed a strong interest in equine sport medicine and diagnostics. After her internship she spent a couple of months travelling around the world with her husband before working in Hungary for six months as an ambulatory vet and an assistant to a dental specialist. Gloria then moved back to the UK in early July 2018 and joined Scott Dunn’s. Besides orthopaedic cases she enjoys dealing with wounds and internal medicine cases. When not working Gloria loves travelling, playing her violin and visiting family and her semi-retired horse back in Hungary.
Amy McCarthy DVM MRCVS
Amy grew up in Ireland and has been involved with horses from an early age, competing in pony club and show-jumping over the years, then on to represent Ireland at the Young Breeders World Championships in 2009. During Amy’s studies she spent her free time working in the thoroughbred industry in Ireland, the UK and the USA, as well as completing an internship at KESMARC (Kentucky Equine Sports Medicine and Rehab Clinic). In 2015 she graduated from Warsaw University of Life Sciences and spent the next 3.5 years working in a busy equine clinic in the Home Counties, where she has dealt with a wide varied caseload. She enjoys all aspects of equine practice with a keen interest in poor performance. Amy is also approved by the ARVS to attend point to point meetings. During her free time Amy breeds Irish Sport Horses and enjoys the outdoors with her Jack Russell "Pops".
Rita Gervasio MRCVS
Rita joins us from Langford Equine Referral Hospital in Bristol, where she was on an Internship rotation covering emergency care, diagnostics, lameness medicine, surgery cases and mentoring final year students. Prior to this Rita worked in an busy ambulatory practice in Portugal with clientele in the dressage and endurance arenas.
Linnea Hesse BVMSci MRCVS
Linnea has recently graduated from the University of Surrey and has a particular interest in diagnostic imaging. She is now looking forward to learning all aspects of general practice. Linnea was the Education Secretary for the Equestrian Club whilst at University and competed in dressage and show-jumping, she also holds her BHS Stages 1&2.
Grace Millar BVSc MRCVS
Grace joins us after recently graduating from the University of Liverpool. She has grown up with horses in the Pony Club and hunting, leading to her keen interest in sport horse performance, orthopaedics and anaesthesia. Grace is now focused on pursuing a career in general practice. She brings with her ‘Casper’ the dog!