01/12/2023

What animal health issues are your customers most concerned about, and how does that compare with your view about the major challenges?

There are several animal health concerns that both our ...


19/09/2023

Working in partnership with AMTRA, the regulatory body for RAMAs (SQPs), we bring you regular features that introduce y...


01/09/2023

The country’s next generation of registered animal medicines advisors were recognised earlier this year at the annual AHDA conference, as the AM...


28/07/2023

Taylor Farm Supplies (TFS), based in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, has recently celebrated its 10th anniversary. We meet TFS AMTRA RAMAs, Holly Lockley and owner Pete Taylor, who...


02/06/2023

Wynnstay has a dedicated team of RAMAs, fully trained and legally qualified through AMTRA, (Animal Medicines Training Regulatory Authority) to a...


19/04/2023

From an organic smallholding in Aberystwyth to vast cattle stations in Australia, it has been an exciting journey that has led to Emily Martin’s c...


23/02/2023

In the latest instalment of our regular feature, the Mole Valley Newsletter continues to introduce you to our team of AMTRA Registered Animal Medi...


06/07/2022

From her upbringing growing up on the family sheep and beef farm in the hills of Radnorshire in mid-Wales, Crystal has always had a well-honed pas...


01/06/2022

Having moved to Ruthin from Dorset with her mother and their then two ponies some 16 years ago, Jess has since developed a life-long love of ponies, as well as dogs and cats.


01/04/2022

Ceri started her Wynnstay journey back in 2012, initially in a part-time capacity at weekends and during holidays, while she completed an extended diploma in Agriculture at Llys...


01/02/2022

Josie has been with Wynnstay since November 2013, initially working part-time as she completed the second of two degrees gained at Myerscough College, all within a three-year pe...


09/12/2021

Tony joined Wynnstay twelve years ago initially in a sales position, adding the RAMA qualification within a year and BASIS the following year in order to enable greater understa...


01/09/2021

Ellie joined the team at Mole Country Stores in Andover some three years ago, having honed her passion for animals initially at a smallholding con...


07/07/2021

Sandy Robertson, the principal of Equine Endo, provides a mobile clinic that truly offers a scientific approach to equine healthcare. But how d...


07/06/2021

Sammy Mitchell, farm sales co-ordinator at our Mole Valley Farmers branch in Holsworthy, Devon, gives us a snapshot of a typical day, and her advice on fly control as we ...


07/04/2021

Alex Bradley, store supervisor at the independent TFM Countrystore in Whisby, Lincolnshire, followed a slightly less conventional route to her role as a RAMA, having been a pri...


28/12/2020

Cara Baillie, part of the nursing and client care team at Loch Leven Equine Practice in Kinross, has been elected on to the AMTRA council as the...


04/12/2020

As we have adjusted to life in lockdown, there is one constant comfort that many are relying on, the unconditional love and companionship of pets, at a time ...


04/12/2020

For somebody used to being on the ‘front-line’, the lockdown period has presented a whole new set of challenges for national-award-winning and Essex-based animal medicines advisor, Dom Whi...


04/12/2020

A Welsh hill farmer’s daughter from the Brecon Beacons, Sarah Brooks has always had a great affinity for the countryside and a passion for rural affairs, and this has translated into a suc...


04/12/2020

In a career that has gone full-circle, with plenty of milestones along the way, the latest highlight for Stella Kendall, manager of Pets at Home’s...


28/09/2020

Andrew Pattison joined the AMTRA council as farm animal RAMA representative in 2017, and is a familiar face to many over a 30-year career as far...


30/05/2020

Sammy Stenton followed quite a different career path before joining Carrs Billington in 2017, becoming an AMTRA SQP by December 2018. Sammy was named as the top R-SQP student of...


15/12/2019

Elizabeth Barrett is store supervisor at Mole Country Stores in Fauld, Burton on Trent. She also won the Outstanding Customer Service Award in the National SQP Awards 2018. Here...


01/02/2019

I am an AMTRA R-SQP and store manager at Beeston Animal Health in Cheshire and ‘Lead SQP’ for our sister company the Willows Vet Group, where a large proportion of my customers ...