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Rachel Holcroft | BVT BSc(BiolSc)

July 9, 2021

Rachel joined MVS June 2021 as part of our Veterinary Nursing team.

Rachel graduated from Massey University in 2013 with a Bachelor of Veterinary Technology tracking Equine. Since graduation, she has worked mainly as an equine nurse in New Zealand and overseas. This has included two seasons as a Neonatal Intensive Care nurse at Rossdales Equine Hospital, Newmarket, UK in 2016 and 2017 before moving to Melbourne to take up an equine nursing role at The University of Melbourne Veterinary Teaching Hospital Equine Centre. Here she cared for a huge range of horses and ponies whilst supervising and teaching final year veterinary students in clinic. She has also completed a season as a herd manager on a dairy farm and some small animal nursing work.

Rachel enjoys all aspects of equine nursing with a specific interest in neonatal intensive care and medical cases.

Outside of work, Rachel enjoys skiing and snowboard along with following the thoroughbred racehorses she has small shares in.