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.
Simon Knapp qualified from the Royal Veterinary College, London in 1980 and has been with Scott Dunn’s since 1984.
He currently leads a team of seven vets as Clinical Director. His clinical interests include equine surgery and all aspects of lameness and poor performance evaluation.
Simon is the official veterinary surgeon to Her Majesty the Queen and was appointed to the position of Lieutenant of the Victorian Order for his services to the Royal Mews Horses.
He has a keen interest in racing and is the Senior Veterinary Surgeon at Kempton Park, Sandown Park and Epsom Downs racecourses, as well as a member of the veterinary team at Ascot Racecourse. He is also the longest serving member of the British Horseracing Authority Welfare Committee in his role as Racecourse Association Veterinary Advisor. He is the Veterinary Advisor to Guards Polo Club, as well as a Member of the Hurlingham Polo Association Welfare Committee.
In his capacity as an FEI treating veterinary surgeon Simon attends many events and in 2012 was a member of the veterinary team at the London Olympic Games.
Nicola Housby BVetMed CertAVP MRCVS
Nicola graduated from the Royal Veterinary College, London, in 2007. Following a short period working in a stray dog clinic in Thailand and the PDSA in Birmingham she joined The British Army. Whilst in the army Nicola worked in Germany with the military's working dog units, preparing the dogs and soldiers for their deployment to Afghanistan. In 2010 she returned to the UK and worked as the vet for both The King's Troop RHA and The Household Cavalry as well as working alongside Nottingham University Veterinary School at the army referral hospital in Melton Mowbray. She is currently working towards a certificate in equine orthopaedics but enjoys all aspects of equine practice.
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.
Mark Cubberley BVetMed Cert EM (IntMed) MRCVS
Mark qualified from the Royal Veterinary College of London in 1992 and brings with him a wealth of experience and knowledge, including a Certificate in Equine Internal Medicine.
He has worked in several equine practices in both Great Britain and Ireland both as an Assistant and Partner. In 2003, Mark was appointed by the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons as an examiner for the Certificate in Equine Internal Medicine and became senior examiner in 2006. He has been awarded prizes for case presentations by both Western counties division of the British Veterinary Association and the Association of Veterinary Surgeons Practicing in Northern Ireland.
He has wide experience in most areas of equine practice and has particular interests in gastric ulcer syndrome, stud medicine, ophthalmology and dermatology. As well as working with horses, he has ridden since childhood involving hunting, pony club and racing and competed in point-to-point racing, polo and show-jumping amongst other things.
Luis Louro DVM MRCVS
Luis completed his degree in Veterinary Medicine in June 2011 and visited hospitals in the USA, Belgium, Spain and UK to finish his studies. He then worked in Portugal were he started to develop his interests in lameness, surgery and anaesthesia and undertook an Internship at the renowned Veterinair Centrum Someren in the Netherlands.
After finishing his internship Luis moved to the UK in 2013 to a practice in Buckinghamshire and joined Scott Dunn’s in August 2014. Luis is currently studying for a Certificate in Equine Anaesthesia. In his spare time Luis likes to play guitar and spend time with his friends.
Yolanda Serrano Romero Cert AVP MRCVS
Yolanda qualified in 2005 from the University of Murcia (Spain) and the Ecole Nationale Veterinaire du Nantes (France). After five years as a freelance vet at home, she came to the UK to perform an externship in Newbury. After that, she joined a busy racehorse practice in Lambourn for almost three years before coming to Scott Dunn's in December 2014.
Yolanda is currently responsible for the reproduction services offered at Scott Dunn’s, as well as one of the internal medicine specialist, with her main professional interests in internal medicine and neonatology.
On the personal front, she enjoys cooking with her husband and walking with their two Spaniels, Chinchon and Chili, and the naughty Spanish Terrier, Quilla.
Chris Neal MRCVS
Chris joined us in 2016 from a busy equine practice in Northamptonshire. Having grown up in Surrey, he is especially excited to be working close to home again.
His interests centre around Equine Sports Medicine and Poor Performance evaluations and is studying for a certificate to further his knowledge in the area.
In his spare time, he is a keen hockey player and golfer and enjoys ticking off his challenge of visiting 100 countries before he is 50.
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