Team vets

Graham Potts

Graham has spent a decade working with the Australian Equestrian Team (AET) as their UK-based vet and regularly attends the major 3 day events in the UK and Europe. He has attended four World Equestrian Games and 4 Olympic Games with the Australian Team. Graham qualified from the Royal Veterinary College in 1983 and spent several years in mixed practice in the UK before working in Sydney, Australia in equine practice. He returned to join Three Counties Equine Hospital in 1990. His particular interests are sports medicine, soft tissue surgery and gastroenterology and he regularly provides veterinary cover at Ludlow, Worcester and Hereford races.

Nathan Anthony

Nathan joined the AET as the Eventing Team vet in 2013. Nathan started his career in mixed practice in South Australia working with all animals, large and small. He then branched into Equine practice, working in the UK for some time before relocating to WestVETS in Anstead where he has been based since 2002. Nathan’s main fields of interest and expertise are the diagnosis and treatment of lameness in performance horses and equine surgery. Nathan also has extensive experience in Equine Reproduction and he thrives on the hectic workload of the reproductive season.

Robin Bell

Robn joined the AET vet team in 2013 working with both the Dressage and Jumping teams. Robin obtained his veterinary degree at Sydney University and completed an internship at the University's teaching hospital at Camden. He completed his residency training and Masters at Massey University in New Zealand, and after working in referral practice in the UK he was responsible for running the Equine Lameness and Imaging service at the University of California Davis. He is a European specialist in Equine Surgery with a particular interest in equine lameness and advanced imaging, in particular high performance equine athletes and the use of CT and MR.

Denis Goulding

Denis Goulding has been involved with the Australian Equestrian Team since 1989 contributing significantly over this time to Australia’s first-class results. His innovations in equine management and treatment have made him a leader in his field. Denis’ first Olympic Games were those in Barcelona in 1992 where Australia won individual and team Eventing gold. Denis has attended every Olympic Games since, serving as a veterinarian to the Australian team. The South Australian has also accompanied our teams to every World Equestrian Games.  In 1997 Goulding was appointed as a member of the FEI Veterinary Committee, one of five international vets who make up the panel and he held this position for four years. Denis was inducted into the Sports Australia Hall of Fame in 2000 for services to Equestrian Sport and is also a member of Equestrian Australia’s Hall of Fame. 

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