The Equine Veterinary Clinic takes great pride in its team of dedicated veterinary surgeons, nursing staff and receptionists. Through their expertise, and commitment we strive to provide the highest level of veterinary care to your horse.
Gavin Lawrie - BVMS, CertEP, MRCVS
Gavin qualified from The University of Glasgow in 1994. He joined the practice in April 2003 from The Liphook Equine Hospital in Hampshire, one of the largest equine hospitals in the UK. In 2001 he obtained the postgraduate qualification in Equine Practice. He has brought to the practice extensive and valuable surgical experience and is undertaking the postgraduate qualification in Equine Orthopaedics. Prior to joining the Equine Veterinary Clinic, Gavin worked in Australia and New Zealand where he specialised in
reproductive work. He is the proud owner of a Thoroughbred brood mare.
Sara Kent - BVSc MRCVS
Sara qualified from the university of Bristol in 2005, then worked in a mixed practice specializing in farm and equine practice. Sara joined The Equine Veterinary Clinic in 2008 and enjoys reproductive work, equine medicine and inpatient management. Sara events 'Albert', an Irish Sports horse On visits Sara will be accompanied by her dog Roo a 6 year old rescue mongrelI.
Alasdair Graham - BVMS, CertAVP (EM) MRCVS,
Alasdair graduated from Glasgow Vet School and has spent the last 6 years working in equine practice in England, latterly at Milbourne Equine Clinic in Kent, where he achieved the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons Certificate in Equine Medicine. Alasdair is originally from the Isle of Lewis and is pleased to be back in Scotland.
Practice Manager, Nursing Staff & Reception
Paula Nugent - BA (Hons) CVPM - Practice Manager and Theatre Nurse
Paula qualified from The University of Paisley in 1995 with a first class honours degree in Marketing. After spending 8 years in industry with IBM, Paula took a career change, and came to work at The Equine Vet Clinic. Paula has the role of Practice Manager and Head theatre nurse. Paula achieved the Certificate of Veterinary Practice Management in Dec 2008. Paula is the owner and rider of a thoroughbred mare.
Gillian Hodgart - Veterinary support staff
Gillian joined the practice in September 2007 and has quickly established herself as a valued member of the team. Gillian has previous experience working with horses and enjoys riding at the weekends at a local livery yard.
Pamela Gray - Receptionist
Pamela came to work in the practice in September 2004 after taking BHS examinations and spending time travelling in Europe. Pamela has her own horse, called Henry, and can be seen regularly competeing in local competitions. Pamela is always available at the end of the telephone to deal with any queries, including booking appointments, accounts and general advice on worming and vaccinations.