Equine Veterinary Services

Our Staff

Our team members are renowned international speakers regularly travelling to conferences and clinics nationally and internationally each year to ensure they remain at the forefront of new developments in knowledge and practical skills.

Eugenio Cillán García

Director of The Scottish Farrier Centre.

Eugenio Cillán García

Eugenio graduated from University Cáceres (Spain) in 2004. He undertook an internship in equine medicine and surgery in an Equine Referral Hospital in Spain before traveling to the UK and joining the Three Counties Equine Hospital in 2005. He moved to the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Science Edinburgh in 2009 to undertake a surgical residency. He achieved a Master’s degree at Edinburgh University completing a large retrospective study of foot MRI. After a period in private practice at Avonvale Equine Hospital he returned to the Royal (Dick) in 2012 as a Lecturer in Equine Surgery. He has special interests in equine arthroscopic surgery, racehorses and podiatry.

Alistair Duff AWCF

Consultant Farrier 

Alistair Duff - Consultant Farrier

Alistair is a seventh generation of farriers. Having served his apprenticeship with his father Sandy Duff. He gained his diploma of Worshipfull Company of Farriers with hounours in 1979 going on to achieve his associate qualification in 1987. He is also a past member of the Scottish Farriery Team. The Duff family have a long connection with The Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies dating back to the early seventies. This lead to their involvement with the Scottish farriery training centres. They continue their involvement with a weekly visit where they work alongside Royal (Dick) Vet School Orthopaedic Vets on numerous and varied cases.