Equine
Chard: 01460 66099

Small Animals
Stoke Sub Hamdon: 01935 310930
Creech St Michael: 01823 444234

Meet our Equine Team


Dominic Schneiders

BVSc(Hons) CertEP MRCVS - Director Equine Vet

Dominic joined Isle Valley Vets (then Grant and Grant) back in 1988. He is now a Director of the company specialising in equine veterinary work.

Qualifications: Batchelor in Veterinary Science - Liverpool University, 1984, Certificate in Equine Practice, 1990, Member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons

Specialisms: Soft tissue surgery including wound repairs, airway operations and skin grafting, Lameness investigation, Poisons and allergies, Ultrasound scanning, Internal medicine

Susannah Reynoldson

MA VetMB MRCVS - Equine Vet

Susannah joined Isle Valley Vets in 2003 specialising in equine veterinary work.

Qualifications: Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine - Cambridge University 1987, Member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons

Specialisms: Equine reproduction and foal assessment including limb confirmation, Lameness investigation, Endoscopy

Rosanna Brandreth Poynter

MA VetMB MRCVS - Veterinary Surgeon

Rosanna Graduated from Cambridge University in 2015 and worked in a mixed practice before coming to work at Isle Valley Vets in September 2016.

Qualifications: Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine. Master of Arts. Member of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons.

Specialisms: Rosanna also works as a small animal vet over at our 2 small animal practices. Keen interest in exotic animal medicine.


Jeremy Kemp Symonds

Visiting Specialist



Specialisms: Treatment of skin tumours, sarcoids, etc

Chris Pearce



Emma Cornish

Practice Manager

Emma joined Isle Valley in February 2014 to oversee the daily running of all both small animal practices and the equine clinic. Emma has previously worked in a mixed veterinary practice, worked with horses as an event groom and volunteered with the veterinary team for the London 2012 Olympic, Paralympic Games and Rio 2016. Emma also has a passion for small animals with a particular love for Chinchillas and German Shepard dogs!


Fiona Andrews

Head Equine Carer

Fiona joined Isle Valley Vets in 2009 having worked with hunters and point to pointers all her life.

Liza Caddy

Admin Assistant

Liza provides essential administrative support that keeps Isle Valley Vets running smoothly

Hannah- Rose Franks

Admin Assistant

Hannah joined the team in January 2016 having previously worked at the clinic on a two month university work placement in 2012. She has a Bachelors degree with Honours in Equine Management (Business) from the Royal Agricultural University. In her spare time, Hannah enjoys competing in British Eventing with her horse, George VIII along with volunteering at some of their South West events. She has also been a qualified BPA pig judge since 2011.


Bryan O'Meara



Emma Richardson