Zoë Gratwick BVSc MSc MMedVet DipECEIM MRCVS
RCVS Recognised Specialist in Equine Internal Medicine European Specialist in Equine Internal Medicine
Zoë joined Oakland’s as a specialist in equine internal medicine. She is head of our equine hospital and is primarily based there. Zoë is a diplomat of the European College of Equine Internal Medicine and her main professional interests include the medical management of critically ill horses, eye disease, heart disease, respiratory disease and preventative health care, although she enjoys all aspects of disease investigation and management. Originally from North Yorkshire, Zoë graduated from the University of Liverpool with both a veterinary degree and a master's degree in veterinary parasitology. She initially worked in a rural mixed practice before undertaking an internship in equine medicine and surgery at the University of Nottingham. Subsequently Zoë completed a residency in equine internal medicine at the University of Pretoria in South Africa, publishing research in the fields of equine fluid therapy and parasitic disease. Following completion of her specialist training she continued at the University of Pretoria as a lecturer in equine medicine. In 2017 she returned home to the UK, taking up a locum position as a specialist clinician at Bell Equine Veterinary Clinic before joining the team at Oakland’s in September 2018.
Ben Jacklin MA VetMB MVetMed DipECVS MRCVS
Ben is an RCVS recognised specialist equine surgeon and has spent most of his career working with the world’s top thoroughbreds in Newmarket, and Melbourne (Australia). He also spent three years as resident in equine surgery at the prestigious Royal Veterinary College in London, before taking up a position as consultant surgeon at Europe’s largest equine hospital, in Newmarket. He is a Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Surgeons (ECVS), and a European Specialist in equine surgery. Ben provides a surgery consultancy service to clinics across the country, but is based at Oaklands and has a special interest in orthopaedic surgery. He has published research and presented nationally and internationally on topics including fracture repair and spinal surgery.
Henry Tremaine BVetMed CertES(Soft Tissue) MPhil DipECVS DipEVDC FHEA MRCVS
Henry was formally a Senior Lecturer in Equine Surgery and Head of Equine Clinical Services at the University of Bristol. He is an RCVS Specialist of Equine Surgery and Dentistry and his particular interests are upper airway surgery, maxillofacial surgery and dentistry. Henry has published widely in these fields, and lectured and taught at conferences and courses around the world.
Diego Segura Sempere DVM MRCVS
Equine Veterinary Intern
Diego graduated from Cordoba University in Spain. He worked in a medicine centre for competition horses during his first three years at university. After this, he spent time visiting international hospitals including the Dubai Equine Hospital where he gained a lot of valuable experience. Diego has a special interest in lameness investigations, hoof problems and orthopaedics and has presented at international conferences. In his free time he enjoys sports and all equine events.