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Duncan Graham, South Wales Equine Vets
Duncan Graham BVM&S CertAVP MRCVS
Clinical Director

Duncan graduated from the University of Edinburgh in 2013. He spent the following two years working in mixed practice in Aberdeenshire before moving to equine only work in Glasgow. In 2018 he completed a postgraduate qualification in Advanced Veterinary Practice. His areas of interest include dentistry and lameness. He is currently studying towards a postgraduate certificate in Equine Dentistry.

He moved to Wales and joined B&W Equine Vets in 2020 as Clinical Director of the Cardiff clinic which became South Wales Equine Vets in July 2021.

In his spare time he can be found exploring the Welsh hills with his Border Collie, Fionn or eating curry.

James Brown
Veterinary Surgeon
James graduated from The University of Edinburgh in 2013 and spent his first year as a mixed vet working in North Yorkshire before returning to South Wales in 2014 where he underwent a 12 month Equine Internship. He has spent most of the years since then working as an ambulatory equine vet in South West Wales.

Outside of work he is kept busy with his young family and flock of Oxford Down Sheep.
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Sarah Curtis BVM&S GPCertEqP MRCVS

After qualifying from Edinburgh in 1988 Sarah started work in the Cotswolds where she stayed for 2 years before then travelling and doing locum work. In 1992, Sarah came to Carmarthen working in mixed practice with a significant proportion of equine work.

Her main interests are fertility and neonatal care plus wound management, geriatrics and managing laminitics. Sarah has completed a GP Cert in Equine Practice and also completed casualty management seminars with the Association of Racecourse Veterinary Surgeons.

Cerys Owens BVMSci MRCVS
Veterinary Surgeon
Cerys graduated from University of Surrey in 2019. She spent the following 18 months working in an ambulatory practice in Bristol before then completing an internship at the B&W Equine Hospital in Gloucester. Following successful completion of the internship, Cerys joined the team at South Wales Equine Vets in January 2023. Cerys has a keen interest in internal medicine including topics such as gastroscopy, endoscopy and endocrinology.

In her spare time, Cerys has three horses Comet, Chello & Alfie and enjoys all aspects of riding but has a keen interest in eventing.
Emily Jeacock BVSc MRCVS
Veterinary Surgeon
Emily graduated from the University of Liverpool in 2019. She then completed a year long internship at a busy equine hospital in the Cotswolds, and since then has worked in sole equine practice in South Wales. She is especially interested in medicine, behavior and emergency care.

She spends her spare time trail running and walking the welsh hills with her two dogs Kiwi and Pepper.
Laura Grey, South Wales Equine Vets
Laura Grey BVSc MRCVS

Laura graduated from Bristol Vet school in 2016 before beginning life in mixed practice. Since then, she has worked as a farm animal clinician and completed an 18-month equine internship at the B&W Equine Referral Hospital. Professionally, her interests include poor performance and lameness, as well as the management of sarcoids and internal medicine.

Laura is a keen triathlete and enjoys exploring with her spaniel Bramble. She also has a growing passion for climbing.

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Katy Groves BVSc MRCVS
Katy qualified from University of Liverpool in 2019 and has worked as an equine vet in Wales ever since. She started her career as an intern in a hospital setting before then moving into an ambulatory practice. Katy enjoys all aspects of equine work especially dentistry, ophthalmology and neurology.
Hannah Jones, South Wales Equine Vets
Hannah Jones BVetMed MRCVS

Hannah joined the team at the Cardiff clinic early in 2019. She grew up in Luxembourg and graduated from Ghent University in Belgium in 2017, then moved to Wales. Hannah’s biggest area of interest is dentistry, and she is currently studying for a Certificate in Equine Dentistry.

Hannah will usually have her dog, Bootle at her side, a Collie puppy who loves to go for walks and play with his fellow practice companions! Hannah also owns Bamby, a 20 year old retired mare who she’s owned for over 15 years. Outside work you'll mostly find Hannah out with Bootle, at the yard or spending time with friends and family.

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Sara Martins MRCVS
Sara was born in Canada but soon moved to Portugal where she graduated at the beginning of 2017 from Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro. Sara has been in the UK since graduating and worked in England before moving to South Wales about two and a half years ago.

She has a dog (Cookie) and a cat (Biscuit) that she brought with her from Portugal. Sara enjoys reproduction, wound management and dentistry. Outside of work she is a keen photographer.
Sarah Moore, South Wales Equine Vets
Sarah Moore BSc(Hons) BVetMed MRCVS

Sarah graduated from the Royal Veterinary College in 2011 with a degree in Bioveterinary Science before completing the graduate entry Veterinary Medicine course, graduating in 2015. Whilst at University, Sarah undertook placements at multiple equine hospitals, including Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital in Kentucky, USA. Sarah is born and raised in Cardiff and has been back working here since September 2018.

Previously Sarah has completed an internship at an equine hospital in Devon and has worked with a variety of horses in Kent. Sarah has a keen interest in lameness diagnosis, diagnostic imaging, and performs the majority of the Pre-purchase Examinations booked through the clinic.

Sarah is currently working towards a Certificate in Advanced Veterinary Practice with the University of Liverpool and is our local Riding Schools Inspector. Sarah is also the student lead for the University of Bristol final year students that come to complete their equine rotations with us.

In her spare time, Sarah enjoys spending time with her horses and dogs, and enjoys riding when time allows.

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Emily Nicolas MRCVS

Emily graduated from the University of Liverpool in 2010 with a strong interest in equine veterinary medicine. Emily has grown-up in Pembrokeshire and during her career, she has stayed local to West Wales.

Throughout her equine career she has completed an hospital internship, has been a member of the Association of Racecourse Veterinary Surgeons attending both National Hunt and Point to Point race meetings and is an Inspector for Riding Establishments. Emily is currently completing a certificate in Advanced Veterinary Equine Practice and has a keen interest in laminitis and foal care.

Outside work, and if time allows, Emily enjoys making the most of living in coastal Pembrokeshire and competing in local triathlons.

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Gonçalo Sereno MRCVS

Gonçalo graduated in 2020 from University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro in Portugal. His main interests are equine internal medicine and lameness.

In his free time he enjoys working out, trail running, visiting new places and attending music concerts. If you’re lucky enough you might be able to have him sing a few songs for you as Gonçalo is the lead singer of a band in Portugal called “Martim Zebra”! If you don’t know the meaning, then Google it or ask Gonçalo when he visits you!

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Lucinda Chisholm BAEDT
Equine Dental Technician

Lucinda passed her final BAEDT qualification in 2016 to become a fully qualified BAEDT Equine Dental Technician. She is a regular member of the clinical team at South Wales Equine Vets and also teaches routine equine dentistry to veterinary surgeons from practices across the UK within the CVS Equine Division. Her aim is to help to improve the standard of routine equine dentistry.

In her spare time, Lucinda likes to go to the gym and take her Whippet, Tanqueray, on long walks and runs.

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