Meet the Rowe Equine Team

All our staff are professional and dedicated with a friendly, compassionate approach to equine veterinary care.

Nelson Rowe BVM&S CertEP MRCVS

Director and Veterinary Surgeon

Many of you may have met Nelson, but for those of you who haven’t, Nelson qualified from The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies Edinburgh in 2003. From there he went to work for a practice in Somerset before taking an equine position at Rowe Veterinary Group, becoming a salaried partner in 2010. In 2011 Nelson was awarded the Royal College Certificate in Equine Practice.

He is a keen horseman who hunts and competes in Open Team Chases.

Thomasia Rowe BSc (Hons)

Director and Practice Manager

Thomasia (Massey) attended Hartpury College gaining a degree in Equine Science in 2001. She then worked in point-to-point and hunting yards and still enjoys teaching at Pony Club camp each year. Massey joined the Rowe Veterinary Group in 2005 where she worked as Head Receptionist and Administrator for the Equine Eye Clinic at the Thornbury Practice until taking up this role with Rowe Equine.

Richard Rowe MRCVS

Richard brings over 40 years of Veterinary experience with him to Rowe Equine. He has kept, bred and treated horses all of his working life and has worked extensively in the local equine community throughout this time. Now semi-retired, Richard assists with 24 hr emergency cover.

Liz Elliot


Liz has worked for the Rowe Veterinary Group for the last 16 years and joined the Rowe Equine team when it was founded in 2011 as a Care Assistant & Receptionist. Liz enjoys working her two dogs and loves flying away to hot countries when she can!


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