Frankie Rodford

Frankie joined the Towcester reception team in April 2022 after a change in career from working as a zoo keeper for nearly 14 years. She has vast experience with a range of very interesting animals, part of her zookeeping role also involved being responsible for specific training, continued welfare and enrichment for the animals. Frankie will be a member of our front of house team to assist with client enquiries and the diary management. In her spare time Frankie enjoys scuba diving when she’s on holiday with her family and entertaining her young daughter keeps her very busy. She has a Cat called Betty and also a tortoise called Mikey.

Milly Armistead

Milly joined the reception team at Towcester in April 2022. She is excited to gain further experience and training within our established team. Her previous experience in retail and customer facing roles, along with her passion for equine care and welfare will be hugely beneficial when assisting clients with queries and booking appointments. Milly has two of her own horses which keeps her very busy in her spare time, she loves to attend fun rides and enjoy the countryside hacking with her Arabs.

Millie Woosey

Millie joined the reception team in January 2024. She is primarily based at the Onley Clinic and works with Victoria and the rest of the team to ensure the smooth running of day to day life at Towcester Equine Vets. Millie is usually busy taking calls for appointments and assists with diary management and also planning the Zone Visit days.

In her free time Millie likes spending time with her family & friends and her Labrador Ollie. She is also a member of a local Young Farmers group and enjoys being part of the committee who help to organise a variety of rallies and events.

Millie owns and rides her 10 year old ex race horse called Mack.






Emma Duffy

Emma has worked on reception at Towcester Vets across all sites since 2005, with a few breaks for children and a six year visit to Kent thrown into the mix! She has 3 black labradors, 2 cats and 4 horses! Emma’s weekends and evenings are spent eventing with her two boys, as a result she has very little time for any other hobbies.

Sarah Jacklin

Sarah joined us in August 2015, and is based primarily at our Onley practice in Rugby, Warwickshire. She has many years experience working in Veterinary practices and we are delighted to have her on our team! Sarah has been a keen rider since the age of five and owns a horse called Joey Essex whom she is successfully competing with British Dressage. Alongside her horse, Sarah spends her time outside of work running after her football mad son, as well looking after her rescued beagle, Buddy, and cats Ginger and Fatty.

Tessa Heathcote

Tessa has worked as a Receptionist at our small animal practice since October 2017. In April 2022 she transferred to our equine clinic at Plum Park Farm and is now a member of our equine reception team.

Tessa is married with three grown up children, both her daughters event. She has six dogs, 2 shetlands, a pony and three horses. She enjoys beach holidays with her two Labradors and supporting her daughters.

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