Julie joined Oaklands in 2009 as Practice Manager and has overseen the recent and exciting developments here. Julie is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the practice. She has owned horses all her life and in her spare time still enjoys riding her horse, Oliver, walking her three dogs and socialising with friends and family.
Annelise has returned to Oaklands following the birth of her beautiful daughter, Sophie. She has been part of the Oaklands team since August 2010, having previously concentrated on her very successful riding career. She has worked in both the large and small animal departments and is now practice administrator. When Annelise is not at home, she spends her time instructing or competing her homebred thoroughbred Archie. She is also an excellent baker and enjoys walking with her husband and dog, Gizmo.
Helen joined us after a long career in the NHS and is looking forward to using that wealth of experience for the benefit of the clients at Oaklands. In her spare time she enjoys holidays, trips to London and competing in showing and show jumping on her new horse.
Carol has been a veterinary receptionist since 2010 and joined Oaklands in May 2015. Carol is our Healthy Pet Club (HPC) expert. She loves to spend time arranging holidays and weekends away and has been known to frequent many a beer festival! She is “mum” to Louie, a Jack Russell Terrier.
Gill joined the Oaklands team having had eight years experience in a small animal practice. Gill has also been a client at Oaklands for many years. Although she still rides in her spare time she is predominantly a full-time groom for her daughter.
Clare joined us in 2015 following a career as a civil servant. Her spare time is spent walking her two dogs, Artie and Jasper and mucking out her daughter’s horse, Revel.
Kendra joined Oaklands after working at another local practice for several years. She has two “hyper”, adorable children who keep her busy away from work, and two dogs and three horses to relax with in her spare time!
Julia joined the reception team in 2017 with an array of experience of working with horses big and small. In her spare time she enjoys looking after her two horses and two Shetland Ponies, walking her two dogs and even has time for a spot of running.