Ellie Schumacher-Smith

Hollie Fieldhouse

Hollie joined the team at Towcester Vets in December 2023. She previously worked at Waggy Tales Doggy Day Care but decided she wanted to gain further experience in the veterinary industry. Hollie aims to become a student veterinary nurse in the near future, to train with us and study to become a fully qualified registered veterinary nurse one day.

Hollie has always loved all animals and began horse riding when she was just 4 years old. She has a loan horse called Dakota who is kept with a very cheeky donkey called Dinky.

In her spare time she enjoys going to the gym and making bespoke cards for special occasions.



Pip Melrose

Pip has been working in the veterinary industry since September 2021 and she is planning on starting Veterinary nursing in 2023.

She is now enjoying developing her knowledge and experience assisting the vets at Towcester Vets.

In her spare time she likes to take her 3 dogs for long walks and spend time with family and friends.

Holly Smith

Holly had a change of direction in her career into the veterinary industry after a background in HR and Administration at a GP surgery. She decided to take a big leap to finally pursue her dream career in veterinary nursing. She is currently an Animal Care Assistant helping the vets and nurses at the surgery to gain further experience. In the future she will soon become a Student Veterinary Nurse when she begins the Animal Nursing qualification.

In her spare time Holly enjoys playing touch rugby and competing in monthly tournaments. She also loves spending time with family, friends and her crazy, lovable beagle called Chester.


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 Moses

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.

Otti Riganti

Otti is originally from Florence in Italy and has been living in England now for over 6 years. He started with us in January 2017 with 2 important roles, our stallion handler and nursing assistant.  Otti has worked with horses for over 15 years, breaking in showjumpers and producing them up to Grand Prix level whilst based in Italy.

In his spare time, Otti enjoys training in the gym and cooking— sometimes you will see his homemade tiramisu at Plum Park!

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