James Crabtree


In 2013 James started Equine Reproductive Services (UK) Limited – developing a busy first opinion and referral equine practice based in Yorkshire. In 2014 he became an honorary lecturer at Liverpool University and in 2015 became one of the Directors at RERS. James continues to perform and publish practice based research utilising the most current techniques in equine reproduction and has a particular interest in Doppler ultrasonography, stallion management, the late term pregnant mare, ovarian pathology and orthopaedic disorders of the foal.

Charlie Cooke

BVetMed BSc CertEM(StudMed) MRCVS

Charlie qualified from the Royal Veterinary College in 2000 and worked in Malton and in the Southern Hemisphere for four years. In 2004 he moved to Rossdale and Partners, Newmarket and worked predominately with Thoroughbred studs but was also involved with the breeding of Suffolk Punch horses and Connemaras. After a short time in Somerset he moved back to Yorkshire before rejoining Equine Reproductive Services (UK) Ltd in 2013.

Chris Dixon

BVSc CertVOphthal MRCVS

RCVS accredited advanced practitioner

Chris qualified from the University of Bristol and spent several years working in first opinion mixed practice before focusing on ophthalmology.

Barrie Grant


Dr Grant is the pioneer of the surgery used for treating cervical vertebral cord compression better known as “wobbler surgery”. He is recognised worldwide as the authority on the subject and has received numerous accolades and prestigious awards. He is based in California and we are very fortunate that he is prepared to consult for us either in person or by reviewing cases via the internet.