Becky joined the team in July 2022, after working in National Hunt Racing for 8 years. She has a 9 year old ex-racehorse who has turned his hoof to everything from hunter trials to dressage. She also has a 7 year old border collie who has competed in working trials, where she has worked through all the stakes and is now competing at top level. She was also placed 2nd in the working trials class at Crufts in 2018 and then won the class in 2020. She graduated from Hartpury University in 2019 with a degree in Equine Science with Therapy. Becky is very keen on the science and anatomy aspect of horses, which is what has attracted her to the veterinary side of the equine industry. She enjoys working with the lameness assessment cases, and being able to work with horses from a variety of different disciplines.
Chloe Goddard RVN
Chloe previously joined the team at Towcester Equine Vets back in 2019-2020 as a student completing her nursing placement. On becoming a Registered Equine Veterinary Nurse (RVN) in 2021, and on completion of her BSc (Hons) Equine Veterinary Nursing Science degree at Hartpury University, she rejoined the team in June 2022 as the Deputy Head Nurse.
Being our theatre nurse Chloe is very passionate about inpatient care and anything surgical, and in August 2022 she qualified as a Clinical Coach to teach future nursing students to progress in their careers. In the near future she hopes to complete a Certificate in Advanced Veterinary Nursing (CertAVN), specialising in anaesthesia and critical care. She also holds a Diploma in Equine Management from Brackenhurst, Nottingham Trent University, obtained in 2016 which started her on the path to veterinary nursing.
In her own time Chloe enjoys reading, visiting her family in the East Midlands and spending time with her Cocker Spaniel puppy Jinx.
Emma joined the practice in January 2021 having previously worked in numerous National Hunt racing yards. A keen point-to-point rider Emma has also recently qualified her own ROR horse for arena eventing championships. Living locally, in her spare time Emma enjoys playing netball and keeping fit. Since joining the team Emma has developed an interest in lameness evaluation, riding many of our in-patients during their appointments.
Charlie Coyle BSc (Hons) MSc MNAVP
Joining us in early 2019, Charlie completed her undergraduate degree in Equine Sports Therapy at Writtle University College. Having completed her Masters in Veterinary Physiotherapy, Charlie is able to use her knowledge of equine anatomy to assist with our poor performance caseload and ongoing rehabilitation.
In her spare time, Charlie enjoys spending time with her Golden Retriever, Clover, as well as working on her part time equine physiotherapy business.
Georgina joined us in 2018 as a nursing assistant. Due to her experienced background in stud work handling stallions, broodmares and youngsters, she mainly assists the breeding team. Georgina is a qualified AI technician and represents the breeding department of Towcester Equine Vets at events and client evenings.
In her free time Georgina enjoys spending time with her family’s dogs, exploring the countryside with her Cocker Spaniel Ava and riding the horses based at her family’s stud.
Jane joined us in 2014 after a career in business and human nursing. Joining Towcester and Onley Equine Vets fulfilled an ambition to combine her lifetime love of horses with her keen interest in all things clinical. Jane works alongside our Onley team, assisting with appointments both at the clinic and out on the road.
In her spare time, Jane is a Citizen Scientist aboard the Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust’s research vessel ‘Silurian’. Jane’s love of animals and wildlife has also resulted in her becoming a polar guide and historian, lecturing on Expedition ships in Antarctica where there are no horses but there are plenty of penguins!