Victoria Tannahill - Contributor Profile


Victoria graduated from the University of Glasgow in 2007 and subsequently served in the Royal Army Veterinary Corps for five years, treating military working animals in the UK and abroad. She then decided to pursue a career in equine surgery and completed an equine internship at the Royal Veterinary College, a short spell in equine ambulatory practice, and an equine surgery residency at the University of Bristol.

Victoria has obtained RCVS certificates in equine practice and large animal diagnostic imaging, and she became a Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Surgeons and an RCVS Specialist in Equine Surgery in 2020.

After a period working as an Academic Clinician at the University of Glasgow, Victoria joined the Liphook Equine Hospital surgery team in March 2020.

Published Papers

  • Tannahill VJ, Giavitto A, Munroe GA. (2020) Medial pterygoid myositis in a Thoroughbred gelding. Equine Vet Educ. 32(9):e159-e164.
  • Tannahill VJ, Cardwell CM, Witte TH. (2019) Colic in the British military working horse population: a retrospective analysis. Vet Rec. 184(1):24-30. 
  • Tannahill VJ, Cogan T, Allen K, Acutt E, Busschers E. (2018) Efficacy and dermal tolerance of a novel alcohol-based skin antiseptic in horses. Vet Surg. 47(4):572- 577.
  • Tannahill VJ. (2018) Best way to assess the sphenopalatine sinus. Equine Vet Educ. 30(9):475-476.
  • Wyse CA, McNie KA, Tannahill VJ, Murray JK, Love S. (2008) Prevalence of obesity in riding horses in Scotland. Vet Rec. 162(18):590-591.

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