Tower Equine

Veterinary Surgeons


Veterinary Team

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Veterinary Surgeons

Roger Lee MA VetMB CertEM (Stud) MRCVS

Roger has worked extensively in equine practice both in the UK and abroad. A holder of the RCVS’s Certificate in Equine Stud Medicine, he runs the practice’s BEVA approved AI Centres at Tower Farm and Brackenspa Stud. Roger’s other veterinary interests include lameness and performance medicine. He is Senior Vet at Nottingham Racecourse, FEI vet, lead veterinary surgeon at Bransby Rescue Centre and regularly interviews candidates during the selection process at Nottingham Vet School. He enjoys local point-to-point duties at Garthorpe and hunts regularly with the Cottesmore Hunt.

Alice Brown BSc(Hons) BVSc MRCVS

Alice has a good range of equine veterinary experience, having secured an internship at Bell Equine Clinic and followed this with 4 years working at Chine House. Alice has been with Tower Equine since March 2010 and has a particular interest in lameness, equine sports medicine and some surgery. Alice is an accredited racecourse veterinary surgeon, assisting Roger at Nottingham Races, FEI vet and a key member of the Tower Equine veterinary team at Bransby Rescue centre. In her spare time, Alice is studying for her CertAVP (Equine) - Certificate in Advanced Equine Veterinary Practice and enjoys riding and competing her new horse, Puzzle.

Holly Grantham BVetMed MRCVS

Holly joined us in early 2012. Holly has good experience of all aspects of equine practice including stud work and regularly attends Nottingham Races with Roger and Alice. As one of the practice's FEI vets, Holly enjoys assisting at local BE events including Norton Disney. Osberton and Belton Horse Trials. As a junior, Holly competed at FEI event pony trials and has been involved in breeding her own horses with her parents at Danethorpe livery and xc. Holly too is currently studying for the CertAVP (Equine) - Certificate in Advanced Equine Veterinary Practice.

Andrew Hopgood BVSc MRCVS

Andrew joined us in May 2017 from Australia having gained lots of experience in equine stud work and general equine practice. Andrew grew up with horses on his parents' cattle ranch and is currently learning polo in Lincolnshire. He has a nice easy manner and is becoming a very popular member of our veterinary team.


We are very fortunate at Tower Equine to have a full local team of office staff, all experienced in handling and caring for horses. Each member of our team is a horse owner and involved in local riding clubs and organisations.

Alex Lee

Alex runs the office at Tower Farm. Alex deals with the equine breeding side of Tower Equine and is available to give AI information and advice.

Claire Daly

Claire is a very longstanding member of the team and has a wealth of experience in all aspects of our office work. Claire manages our accounts department and deals with accounts queries, bookings and insurance claims.

Clair Shepherd

Clair joined us in 2011 from HSBC Bank, takes calls and bookings and assists with practice accounts queries, insurance claims and work experience requests.

Susan Hetherington

Sue joined the practice in early 2015 and is responsible for our pharmacy inpatient care and handling.

Gerri Wilson

We are looking forward to Gerri joining the practice in September 2017. Gerri has a background as an admin secretarial officer in the Royal Airforce and we're looking forward to benefiting from her organisational skills!