The Chantilly practice was established by Héléne Mennessier (French) in partnership with John McVeigh (Scottish) and Antony Clements (UK).
Héléne Mennessier is the managing partner based in Chantilly.
We are a small group of Equine Veterinarians intent on providing an equine ambulatory service with an extensive sales vetting service.
John McVeigh oversees our group with monthly visits and attends of all major Thoroughbred yearling sales in Europe. Antony Clements is a managing partner based at Hill House, Newmarket who undergoes regular visits to Chantilly. Héléne Mennessier after spending some time in our South African practices returned to equine ambulatory work in the Chantilly area.
All the other Newmarket based vets visit and work in our Chantilly branch
Sophie de Lafarge started in 2011 after working in Grobois, and spending some months in our South African and Newmarket Practices.
As a group, we provide sales vets at horse auctions throughout South Africa (TBA and Equimark), Goffs in Ireland, Tattersalls and Doncaster in England, Inglis in Australia,Keeneland USA and Arcana Deauville and St Cloud, France.
We also vet Thoroughbred yearlings annually in Argentina, Brazil, Italy Germany, and Chile.
Added on June 18, 2014
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