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Dikler Farm
Fosseway
Lower Slaughter
GL54 2EY

Ben Brain MSc MRCVS BVM&S

Veterinary Surgeon
Graduated from Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, Edinburgh in 1999 having already completed a degree at Exeter and Masters at Royal Holloway.

Established Brain Partners Equine Vets Ltd in 2009 with Victoria.

Main focus: surgery.

Ben has always had a keen interest in Upper Respiratory Tract surgery having watched his father, Jeffrey Brain, performing Hobday procedures.

Victoria Brain (hons) MRCVS BVM&S

Veterinary Surgeon
Graduated from Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, Edinburgh in 2001 after completing a zoology degree at Bristol.

Established Brain Partners Equine Vets Ltd in 2009 with Ben.

Main focus: anaesthesia.

Katie Walpole

Practice Manager
Katie has worked for Brain Partners since 2008, and has been practice manager since 2010. Katie is also our PA / Nanny. She is the go to person for account queries and appointments.

Katie competes her ex racehorse Hall Kelly in her spare time.

Louise Hinckley

Clinical Manager
Louise has worked for Brain Partners since March 2012. Lou manages all aspects of the yard and surgery, she is essential in keeping the place running smoothly. She also rides the work horses upsides during overground scopes.

In her spare time she competes her horse Netty.

Nick Whitehead

Work Rider / Maintenance Man
Nick started with us in March 2020, having previously been travelling head lad for Ben Pauling.

He is a hugely experienced rider, and very useful to have on the yard.

Emma Alvis

Work Rider / Yard Assistant
Emma joined us in August 2019 to cover short term initially, but has ended up staying on full time.

She trains point to pointers in her spare time.

Bunny

Work Horse
Bunny the work horse.

Anquetta

Work Horse
Anquetta the work horse.