Dr Manfred Rohwer (South African)


Manfred matriculated from Hermannsburg School in Kwa-Zulu Natal and completed his veterinary degree at Onderstepoort in Pretoria.  In 1984 he was based in De Aar for his National Service as an Army equestrian breeding veterinarian.

After a two year stint with Cliffie Meyer at Honeydew Vet Clinic, he joined Baker & Du Preez in 1986, leaving them in 1989 when he became a partner at Summerveld Equine Hospital.

In 2008 he joined John McVeigh in Summerveld as a partner, bringing his wealth and depth of experience.

Manfred is currently the chairman of the SAEVA (South African Equine Veterinary Association) for 2016/2018. He has been Chairman of the Racing Sub-committee of the SAEVA for the past ten years.

Manfred enjoys golf and is a keen mountain biker.  Horse racing is his first passion, and he owns a few racehorses and broodmares.