Meet our team
The Equine Therapy Centre team prides itself on offering a range of rehabilitation services as well as routine veterinary care. Hartpury’s own staff are supported by Three Counties Equine Hospital LLP and a range of other professionals.
Dr Kathryn Nankervis, Principal Lecturer (Equine Therapy)
The Equine Therapy Centre is overseen by Dr Kathryn Nankervis B.Sc. M.Sc. CVPM. Kathryn studied Physiological Sciences at Newcastle University and Equine Science at Aberystwyth University.
Kerry-Anne Bourne, Assistant Manager
Kerry-Anne Bourne Assistant Manager Kerry Anne was appointed Assistant Manager in June 2014 and is in charge of running our yard of in-patient horses and managing our student volunteer population.
Hannah Slator, Equine Therapy Assistant
Hannah joined us in September 2014, having completed a BSc (Hons) in Equestrian Sports Science at Hartpury University Centre in June 2014.
Jess Lambourn, Equine Therapy Assistant
Jess joined the team in May 2016, having worked with us while completing her MRes in Equestrian Performance. Her research investigated the effect of uphill exercise on back kinematics.
Claire Gilbert MA VETMB MRCVS. Veterinary Surgeon
Claire originates from Worcestershire and saw practice as a student at Three Counties Equine Hospital LLP before graduating from Cambridge University in 2004.
Kelvin Lymer, Farrier
Kelvin runs a large farriery practice called Sandpitt Forge, covering Worcestershire, Gloucestershire and Warwickshire, specialising in remedial shoeing and trimming.
Alan Bailey AFCL, Farrier
Alan is resident farrier at Three Counties Equine Hospital, working from a purpose-built forge and has been an associate in the practice for the past 17 years. .
He has been undertaking remedial farriery for the Equine Therapy Centre for 10 years.
Jim Slimming DipWCF, Farrier
Jim is a mobile farrier covering Gloucestershire and Herefordshire, regularly attending the Equine Therapy Centre to shoe horses residing with us for the rehabilitation of musculoskeletal injuries.
Liz Launder, Osteopath
Liz has been involved in the investigation and treatment of injury in horses for approaching 30 years and treats many of the Equine Therapy Centre’s in- and out-patients on a referral basis.
John Campbell BVM&S MRCVS, Veterinary Surgeon
Originally from Northern Ireland, John qualified from the University of Glasgow in 1999 and is a Partner in Three Counties Equine Hospital.