Lanark Branch: 01555 660000

Lanark branch: 01555 660000

Equine Vets

  • Andrew McDiarmid BVM&S Cert ES (Orth) MRCVS

    Equine Director

    Branch: Lanark

    has been the partner responsible for the equine side of the practice since 2003.  He qualified from Edinburgh in 1988 and worked initially at the Liphook Equine Hospital in Hampshire. Andrew joined the Royal (Dick) Veterinary School in Edinburgh in 1990, first as the ILPH Resident in Equine Orthopaedics, then undertook a lecturers position before becoming a senior lecturer and head of Large Animal Orthopaedics.  Between 1994 and 2000 Andrew was on a three-person rota providing the emergency equine surgery service at the University of Edinburgh. He left Edinburgh in 2000 to work in equine practice in Gloucestershire.  Andrew’s area of expertise is equine lameness on which he has published many original scientific papers and has lectured at numerous veterinary conferences around the world. He has been chief examiner for the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons certificate exams. Outside work Andrew's time is taken up with his children, Anna and Morris.

  • Will Marshall BVMS MRCVS

    Equine Director

    Branch: Stirling

    • Director responsible for Stirling 
    • Specialises in racehorses, sports horse medicine, lameness and dental work 
  • Jamie Christie BVMS CertAVP(ESO) MRCVS

    Equine Director

    Branch: Lanark

    Originally from Stirlingshire, Jamie graduated from Glasgow Vet School in 2003. After 3 years in mixed practice in South Wales and 18 months travelling and working in Australia and New Zealand, Jamie has spent seven years working at a large first opinion and referral equine practice in Yorkshire. During his time there he became more involved in the horses in training and lameness side of the practice, completing his Royal College certificate in Equine Orthopaedics in 2012. Jamie joined the equine division of Clyde Vet Group in 2015 in a both ambulatory and hospital based role, becoming a director in 2018. 

  • Alison Howie BVMS Cert AVP (ESO) MRCVS

    Equine Vet

    Branch: Lanark

    graduated from Glasgow Vet School in 2008. Following graduation she moved to London where she worked as an intern in the equine hospital at the Royal Veterinary College. After 12 months she moved back up to Scotland and worked in mixed practice focusing mostly on the equine side. Alison joined Clyde Vet Group in 2010 as a full time equine vet. She is studying for the Royal College Certificate in Equine Orthopaedics.She enjoys all aspects of equine work although her main interests lie in anaesthesia and surgery. Outside of work Alison enjoys playing tennis and walking her Labrador, Presley.

  • Susan Donaldson BVMS CertAVP(EM) CertAVP(ESM) MRCVS

    Equine Vet

    Branch: Lanark

    Susan graduated from Glasgow Vet School in 2006 and has worked in equine practice ever since, moving to Clyde Vet Group in spring 2011. Since arriving at Clyde, she gained the Royal College Certificate in Advanced Veterinary Practice in Equine Medicine in 2013, becoming a RCVS recognised Advanced Practitioner in Equine Medicine in 2014 and in 2017 she gained a second certificate, this time in Equine Stud Medicine.

     

    Susan has responsibility for most of the reproduction and artificial insemination at the practice and on the road and also has a strong interest in internal medicine, especially gastroenterology and geriatric medicine.

     

    In her spare time, she is editor of the XLVets magazine Equine Matters and is an avid gym-goer. Occasionally, you may see her accompanied on calls by her Jack Russell terrier Lily.

  • Neaera Fletcher BSc(Hons) BVMS CertAVP(EM) MRCVS

    Equine Vet

    Branch: Stirling

    • Advanced Veterinary Practitioner in equine medicine and dentistry 
    • Anaesthesia, medicine and reproduction. 
    • Obtained RCVS certificate in equine dentistry, one of very few vets with this qualification 
  • Eilish Busby BVMS MRCVS

    Equine Vet

    Branch: Stirling

    • Keen interest in internal and sports medicine 
    • Undertaking a certificate in advanced equine vet practice 
  • Clare Borthwick BVM&S MRCVS

    Equine Vet

    Branch: Lanark

    To follow
  • Suzanne Duncan BVMS CertAVP(EM) MRCVS

    Equine Vet

    Branch: Stirling

    • Specialises in internal medicine, ophthalmology, neonatology/foal care and racework. 
    • Certificate in Advanced Veterinary Practice in equine medicine. 

Associated Consultancy Team

  • Geoff Lane BVetMed DESTS FRCVS

    Graduated from the Royal Veterinary College in 1969. After a period in mixed practice in Berkshire he moved to Bristol University to undergo training as an ENT Surgeon & gaining his Fellowship of the Royal College in 1974 and  remaining at the University for 30 years. He is a recognised RCVS Specialist in Soft Tissue Surgery and was a BEVA President in 1989. Since 1998 he has carried out consulting work for private referral practices and performs several hundred upper respiratory tract procedures each year.

  • Sandy Beveridge FWCF

    has practiced farriery for the past twenty nine years. He gained his fellowship of the Worshipful Company of Farriers in 1989 and has been an Examiner for the Company for the last twenty years.

  • Stewart Armstrong FWCF

    has practiced farriery for the past sixteen years and gained the Fellowship of the Worship Company of Farriers in 2005 making him the youngest person to gain this exam. He has recently been invited by the Worshipful Company to be an examiner and has competed with success at both local and international level.