Meet the Team

Meet the Team

Dr Kate Gilding

Kate is a vet with over 15 years experience. She has worked in both equine and Small animal practice.
Kate and Andy have worked along side in another in previous practices and she has returned to the North Wales area to join North Wales Equine Dental Practice and further develop her equine dentistry.
Kate is married to Tom and is a mum to 3 exhausting boys, Finn, Gabriel and Theo. She lives over in Cheshire with multiple dogs and other assorted pets!

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Laura Farmer

Laura is an equine dental technician based in cheshire.
Laura completed a UK based course into equine dentistry in 2008 and then continued to develop her own client base covering various parts of the North West.

Laura is currently undergoing sitting the BAEDT/BEVA Exam to become a full member.

In her spare time Laura enjoys spending time with her family and her horse Kaiser.

Laura previously competed her WB kaiser to medium level British Dressage competing at Area of Festivals and Regionals before deciding to start a family.
Laura currently has 1 little girl called Emily- Rose and is expecting her 2nd little girl due September 2021 !

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Rachel Hough

Rachel is an Equine Dental Technician based in Lancashire.
After previously working as a showjumping groom, Rachel took the opportunity to complete a UK based course in Equine Dentistry in 2009 and began to develop her own client base. Rachel is currently a BAEDT student member, and working on her advanced cases portfolio, towards sitting the BEVA/BVDA exam and becoming a full member.

In her spare time, Rachel enjoys keeping active attending an (often muddy) outdoor fitness group, along with walking and spending time with her much loved dog Belle, and Irish sports horse Oscar, who's been with her ever since 1999! Although now semi retired from regular showjumping competition he still enjoys hacking, schooling and the odd trip to the beach or farm ride

Dr. Andy Peffers B.Vet Med MRCVS. EDT

Andy is a veterinary surgeon and qualified equine dental technician with over 20 years experience. He is married to Mandy and has two children Hamish and Archie.

The whole family are into riding Mandy events at pre-novice level on Flo, Andy rides Lomond Mandy's retired eventer and both boys are in the pony club with their 2 ponies Saffy and Biffy.

When Andy is not being taken to horse shows or pony club events he goes to Old Trafford to watch Manchester United, a hobby that has become much more stressful in the last two years.

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Emily Rolton

Emily is Assistant Equine Veterinary Nurse and is the person responsible for trying to keep Andy organised and on time! Emily is married to John and has a son named Sam.

Emily has a five year old Cob cross called Kay that she uses for hacking, fun rides and cross country. In the summer evenings Emily can be seen hacking along the country lanes with her husband and his cob Noah, they have been known to occasionally stop at the pub.

When not helping Andy with horse's teeth or riding, Emily works on her smallholding which includes sheep, pigs, chickens and a very productive poly tunnel.

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