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Bill Ewen | BVSc (Dist)

September 5, 2012

After owning and operating Marks, Ewen & Associates Ltd for 33 years, Bill sold the practice to MVS in July 2019 and joined the equine team.

Bill studied at Massey University from 1975 – 1979 graduating with Distinction in 1980, gaining several awards including the National Diary Prize in Veterinary Surgery, the Upjohn Prize in Clinical Pharmacology, and New Zealand Freezing Companies Association Prize in Veterinary Public Health and Meat Hygiene.

From graduation Bill joined the Thompson, Marks & Christopher at the end of 1979, becoming a partner in 1986.

Bill has gained overseas experience, spending time in Kentucky (USA), and Newmarket (UK) in 1998. Outside of the practice Bill’s devotion to the broader industry saw him as a committee member of the NZEVA for three terms, and also a committee member for the Waikato Branch of the NZTBA for 12 years, and is currently still a long standing (approx 30 years) member of the Matamata Racing Club Board.

Outside of work Bill is also passionate towards most things horses, being a breeder and owner of thoroughbreds and sport horses on his own property, a keen racing man often tuned int o Trackside. Bill is a family man and like most Kiwi’s enjoys many sports including fishing, golf, cricket and rugby.