Dr Sue Dyson

Dr Sue Dyson

Sue Dyson qualified from the University of Cambridge in 1980. Following award of a Thouron Scholarship to the University of Pennsylvania, she completed an Internship in Large Animal Medicine and Surgery at New Bolton Centre. She then spent a year in private equine practice in Pennsylvania, before returning to Great Britain to take a position in clinical orthopaedics in the Centre for Equine Studies of the Animal Health Trust, Newmarket. Sue is currently Head of Equine Clinical Orthopaedics, running a clinical referral service for lameness and poor performance, attracting clients from all over the United Kingdom, Ireland and continental Europe.

Sue is a Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons Specialist in Equine Orthopaedics and a European Specialist in Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation. Although Sue has a full-time clinical post, she is passionate about improving the understanding and management of lameness and poor performance and is actively involved in clinically related research, with the aim of improving equine welfare. She has published more than 270 papers in peer reviewed journals concerning lameness and diagnostic imaging and has lectured worldwide. She is co-editor, with Mike Ross, of Diagnosis and Management of Lameness in the Horse and co-author of Clinical Radiology of the Horse and Equine Scintigraphy.

Sue is a former President of the British Equine Veterinary Association. She is also a rider, and has produced horses to top national level in both eventing and show jumping, and is a British Horse Society Instructor. Sue is veterinary advisor to the Saddle Research Trust.