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Meet The Team


Rosemarie Abbott MA VetMB MRCVS
Rosemarie qualified from Cambridge in 2011. She worked in a few different equine practices across the country before settling in the South East. She joined Equicall in 2021 in the South East.
Maciej Bednarski, Equicall
Maciej Bednarski PHD MRCVS
Maciej joined the Equicall team in January 2020 and helps to cover the South East Region. He graduated in 2006 and has worked primarily with horses since – including an internship in Vienna, and then extended periods in Wales and Kent.

In his spare time Maciej enjoys the outdoors, exploring the Kent countryside with his wife and dog Caribou, cycling and occasionally clay shooting.
Ian Bellis, Equicall
Ian Bellis BVM&S Cert AVP(ESO) MRCVS
Ian qualified from Edinburgh in June 2006 and has been working with horses ever since – first in the New Forest, then at a Hospital in Sussex and latterly in East Sussex. He worked at the Olympics in 2012 as part of the Vet Team. He passed his orthopaedic surgery certificate in 2015.
Danny Chambers BVSc MSc MRCVS
Danny joined the Equicall team in July 2020 and is based in Winchester. He qualified in 2008 and after a stint in mixed practice became an equine locum, working for different practices across the country including a longer period near Aberdeen. He has also spent time at Edinburgh and Bristol university.

Out of work, Danny sits on the RCVS council and is a trustee for Vetlife, as well as having a small online following.
Kristina Chapman, Equicall
Kristina Chapman DVM MRCVS
Kristina joined the Equicall team in January 2020 and helps to cover the South-East region. She qualified in 2016 and subsequently undertook an internship in equine diagnostic imaging at a private practice in Florida before moving to the UK in 2017 to work for a large equine clinic in Kent. She is currently studying toward a Certificate in Advanced Equine Practice at the University of Liverpool.

Outside of work, Kristina enjoys clay shooting and walking her two spotted spaniels, Jagger and Farrah. She also enjoys running and recently qualified as a guide runner for the visually impaired with British Athletics.
Olivia Cormier
Olivia graduated from The University of Bristol in 2011 and went on to complete an equine internship at Endell Veterinary Hospital. She has been in equine practice since and has spent a stud season working for Scone Equine Hospital in New South Wales, Australia. Her particular interest is internal medicine. She joined the Equicall team in June 2021 and works in the central South region.
Sam Corrie Bsc BVSc MRCVS
Sam qualified in 2015 and has worked with horses since as well as having his own horses. He worked in the South East for a while before moving to Yorkshire for a period. He returned to the South East to join Equicall in 2021.
James Hopkins, Equicall
James Hopkins BVSc Cert AVP(ESO) MRCVS
James qualified from Sydney in January 2007 and worked in ambulatory practice in Australia. On returning to the UK he completed an internship at House and Jackson in Essex. He has been an ambulatory vet in East Sussex since then. He passed his orthopaedic surgery certificate in 2015.
Sarah Kent MRCVS
Sara Kent joined us in September 2021 in the Shropshire region. She qualified from Bristol in 2005, first working in mixed practice and then in equine only practice in Scotland.

Outside of work, Sara competes in canicross at a high level.
Adam Kruydenberg
Adam qualified in 2016 from Bristol University. After working for a period in Kent and then Australia, he moved back to the South West. He joined us in October 2020 and is working towards a Certificate in Advanced practice. Adam is also interested in how technology may be used in aspects of veterinary medicine.

In his spare time he enjoys running and rock climbing.
Veronica Nunes DVM MRCVS
Veronica qualified in Portugal in 2017 and after completing an equine internship in Ireland, she then came over to England to work. She was working up near Manchester for a while, before joining Equicall in the South West.
Phoebe Putt
Phoebe qualified in 2016. She has always been around horses, riding to a high level with her own. She has worked in equine practices in the South West before joining Equicall in 2021 in Gloucestershire.
Heather Rea BVetMed CertAVP MRCVS
Heather qualified in 2009 and has been working with horses since in equine practice in the South of England. She joined Equicall in 2022.
Leire Ruiz
Leire qualified in 2002 and has worked in equine practice in the UK for the majority of time since then. She gained her certificate in Advanced Equine Practice in 2011. She joined Equicall in September 2020 and will be based in West Sussex.
Martin Rybar
Martin qualified in Slovakia in 2007. He has had a very international career since then, working in a variety of equine clinics in the USA, New Zealand, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Ireland and the UK. Martin joined the Equicall team in August 2021 and is based in the South West.
Eleanor Storey BSc MRCVS
Eleanor qualified in 2010 from Edinburgh. She has worked with horses ever since, starting near Manchester and then settling in the South West. She joined Equicall in 2021 in the South West.
Jessica Thurston DVM MRCVS
Jessica qualified in 2018. She completed an internship in a large clinic the South West before moving into racing practice. She joined Equicall in 2022 in Warwickshire.
Babette Van Bree DVM MRCVS
Babette qualified from Belgium in 2018 and then went to the States to complete an equine internship. She came back to Belgium to work for a period before coming to the UK to work with Equicall.
Sarah Woods BSc (Hons) BVM&S MRCVS
Sarah qualified from Edinburgh in 2011. After spending time in Australia and the south of England, she settled back in Yorkshire in 2016. She has spent a lot of her career involved in racing. She has a passion for lameness and poor performance work but enjoys all aspect of the job.

Outside of work she spends a lot of her time exercising and attempting to finish triathlons! Sarah is based in Yorkshire.
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