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Veterinary Surgeons

rjswebpic Richard Sibley BVSc HonFRCVS

Principal Vet and Director of West Ridge Veterinary Practice Ltd.
Dick Sibley has over 30 years experience in veterinary practice in Devon. Now mostly involved with clinical work on farms, he also spends a lot of time running the business and providing consultancy services to farms around the country. He has received awards from the RABDF, RASE and BCVA as well as an Honorary Fellowship of the RCVS for services to agriculture and the veterinary profession.
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Marcella Perversi MRCVS

Marcella joined the practice in October 2009. She has several years experience as a general practitioner and is now a dedicated small animal vet with a particular special interest in birds and chickens. She is one of a handful of vets in the country who are able to spay chickens! Marcella is  part of the dedicated, caring small animal team at Winkleigh.

Awaiting       Photos                                                                                  Gordon Sidlow BVMS MRCVS

Gordon joined West Ridge in 1984 as a new graduate, and then later left for a long spell with the Hong Kong Jockey Club working with the race horses of the Far East. He is now back and leads our team of Equine Veterinary Surgeons, as well as maintaining his enthusiasm and interest in farm work. See more about West Ridge Equine at our website:

andrewwebpic Andrew Warner BVM&S MRCVS

Andrew has long experience of farm animal healthcare in the area, having lived and worked in Winkleigh for many years. There is nothing Andrew cannot deal with, and his patience and empathy with clients’ needs is hugely valued.

Claire 2 Claire Brooks BVSc MRCVS

Claire joined West Ridge in 2008 having worked as an intern at Bristol University after qualifying in 2007. Claire has a special interest in the farm animal work in the practice, and now provides whole herd medicine and fertility management to some of our largest and most productive dairy herds. 

Geoff_Witherow Geoff Witherow BVM&S MRCVS

As a lead vet at West Ridge, a GP Certificate in Equine Practice gives Geoff an extra qualification and a special interest in horses, with particular expertise in equine fertility and lameness. Geoff also has expertise and experience in farm work, and has been at West Ridge since qualifying in 1999.

harriet_website_pic Harriet Thorpe 
Harriet graduated in 2012 and is now well established as an enthusiastic and energetic member of the West Ridge Veterinary Team. Harriet spends most of her time on farms and with horses, and now looks after many of our most productive and efficient cattle herds.

 Rosie Sept 2014 v2 Rosie Budden
Rosie joined West Ridge after her travels around the world in 2014 as an experienced young vet. Rosie is from a local farming family, and now uses her skills and enthusiasm in all aspects of practice life. Rosie provides most of the small animal veterinary care in Lapford surgery.

Nicci Nicci Kayes

Nicci came to West Ridge as a junior vet and TB tester, and is now developing her interest in farm animal veterinary medicine with enthusiasm. Nicci champions our infectious disease programmes, making sure our dairy and beef herds stay healthy up to date with their vaccines and health plans.
Head Office Address
Address -
5 Chapple Rd, Witheridge,
EX16 8AS,
United Kingdom (GB)

Telephone -
01884 860236 

Fax -
01884 861266 

Emergency -
01884 860236 
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