Welcome to Hawkedon Equine Clinic : Wednesday 23rd January 2019

01284 789 428

Hawkedon Equine Clinic, horse vet in Suffolk

surgery opening hours »   Monday to Friday 8am until 6.30pm | Saturdays 8.30am until 12 noon

Hawkedon Equine Clinic » The Team

We have an experienced team of qualified Veterinary Surgeons and Nurses together with our reception staff who will welcome you to the Equine Clinic.

Veterinary Surgeons

leila_hillyard.jpgLeila Hillyard

Leila has worked in equine practice since qualifying in 2004 from London university. She joined us in 2007. Leila has a special interest in lameness and reproduction. When not working, Leila rides and competes with her horses. Leila has recently had a son and now has to juggle horses, children and work!

richard_frost.jpgRichard Frost


Richard qualified from Cambridge University in 1993. He set up the equine practice and the dental practice. Richard is a qualified equine dental technician and has a specialist interest in this field. Richard lives at the practice with his wife and three children, their horses and dogs.  When not working, Richard rides with his children, and refs and coaches junior rugby. 

Freda_Hawkedon_pic.jpgFREDA WHITE

BSc BVetmed (Hons) MRCVS

Freda recently qualified from the Royal Veterinary College and joined the practice in October 2013. She divides her time between the two practices and can be seen in the consulting room or out on calls to our equine clients. Freda grew up in rural Ireland and has experience of all creatures great and small through her Father's country practice. Prior to studying veterinary, Freda worked as a biomedical scientist and still has a keen interest in clinical pathology.


Rosina_page_baker.jpgRosina Page-Baker


Rosina joined the practice in February 2015. Following her qualifaction from the Royal Veterinary College in 2011, she has worked at a combined equine and small animal practice in Ipswich. Rosina is a keen horsewoman who owns three horses and regularly competes in Showjumping, Crosscountry and Dressage. 

Nurses and Reception Staff

jane_mcdougal.jpgJane McDougal
Jane is our head equine nurse and has a wealth of equine experience. This helps us to give visiting horses the best hospital care we can. 

michelle_kendall.jpgMichelle Kendall
Michelle runs our reception and accounts departments. She has been with the practice from its start and is a valuable member of our team.

sophie_pease.jpgSOPHIE PEASE

Animal Nursing Assistant
Sophie is a member of our nursing and reception team and has her own horse, China, whom she regularly rides.

Toni_Arlett-Johnson_staff_pic.jpgTONI ARLETT-JOHNSON

Trainee Veterinary Nurse

Toni joined the practice in 2012 and has recently started official training to become a registered veterinary nurse. She can be found working at both our Homefield Road and Hawkedon practices. She regularly competes with her thoroughbred horse 'Theo' in showjumping, cross-country and long distance rides. Toni also a tiny Jack Russel called Tia who is an absolute princess and can be seen sporting a new outfit every week!

LYNN PERRY ... " Richard has provided a reproduction service for several years. His fixed price service is efficient and makes budgeting easy year on year "