Support team

Ryan Hughes, South Wales Equine Vets
Ryan Hughes
Practice Manager
Ryan joined South Wales Equine Vets (then B&W Equine Vets Cardiff) in February 2017 and was appointed as the Practice Manager for the Cardiff Clinic in October 2017. Ryan particularly enjoys his role as no two days are the same, with lots of interesting things to see and be part of whilst assisting the vets. Prior to working within the veterinary industry, Ryan completed an Equine Science degree. In his spare time he enjoys horse riding, keeping fit and socialising with friends.
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Katie Pretty
Assistant Practice Manager
Katie is the assistant Practice Manager and I has been with the practice (formerly B&W Equine Vets) since September 2017. As well as helping as part of the busy reception team, Katie administers the insurance claims for South Wales Equine Vets. In her spare time she enjoys walking her dog, Poppy, and also going racing with her daughter and her racehorse, Danny.
Julia Warren
Admin assistant / Vet support
Lauren Clark, South Wales Equine Vets
Lauren Clark

Lauren spent 15 years working on and running a variety of yards before joining South Wales Equine Vets in 2021.

During her spare time she enjoys working and competing her own horse, a 15hh Sec D called Teddy, that she broke in herself. She also spends time walking with her Patterdale Terrier George, and looking for new and interesting places to walk.

Caroline Clements, South Wales Equine Vets
Caroline Clements

Caroline has worked in the veterinary field for over 40 years - working with everything from the smallest, furriest animals, to farm animals and horses.

She enjoys looking after her own pets, and has had many over the years - hamsters, rabbits, dogs, cats, tortoises, horses and even a goose. At the moment, Caroline has a small dog called Maisie who loves being walked in her local park. She also has a guinea pig called Duncan, who is very spoilt. In her spare time, Caroline enjoys spending time with her family, and swimming.

Katrina Crabb, South Wales Equine Vets
Katrina Crabb

Katrina started with B&W Equine in 2013, having worked within the veterinary/animal industry since starting employment after leaving school. Katrina is usually the first person to greet you on arrival at the clinic. As well as her reception work, she is responsible for billing and also assists the vets with procedures out on calls and at the clinic.

In her spare time, Katrina enjoys walking her Border Terrier X Pug, Tia. She also enjoys spending time with her horse Layton and can often been seen riding around the mountains, driving him or taking part in driving rallies.

Sophie Watkins, South Wales Equine Vets
Sophie Watkins
Sophie joined the reception team at South Wales Equine Vets in May 2021. She recently graduated from Aberystwyth University with a Bachelor's degree in Equine Studies. Sophie has a horse called Cariad who she is hoping to compete over the next few years. Outside work, she is interested in keeping fitness and going to the gym.
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