Our team

Veterinary surgeons

Francesca Rowland

Francesca, ‘Chessie’, joined us in September following graduation from the University of Liverpool. She has spent a lot of time seeing practice at our Baschurch branch and also at the prestigious Rood and Riddle equine hospital in Kentucky, US.

Chessie grew up in Shropshire riding her own horses. She is a member of British Eventing and likes to compete when she has the time. She is also getting married to her fiancé Tom who works for Lambert Leonard and May next year.


Mark Andrews BVSc MRCVS

Mark graduated from the University of Liverpool in 2003. He went on to work for a couple of years in mixed practice in Cheshire before moving to Newmarket to gain valuable equine experience working at Rossdales. After working in Newmarket he moved back to Cheshire and set up Wrexham Equine Care (formerly Wrexham Veterinary Care) in January 2009. Mark’s areas of particular interest are lameness and poor performance investigations as well as all aspects of sport horse work. Mark lives in Threapwood with his wife Sam and son Dylan as well as his other pride and joy a black Labrador Luca (and the cat). Mark is a keen skier, enjoys being out in the fresh air keeping active, walking Luca, following the hunt and watching the Crusaders playing in Wrexham.

Rachel Burgess BVMS MRCVS

Lucie Grzych MRCVS

Office staff

Jeanette Croft

Jeanette joined Wrexham Equine Care from Cogent breeding in 2016 where she had spent the last 13 years as a Cytomation Technologist, working in the production of sexed semen, and as a project facilitator for Bovine IVF and embryo-transfer projects.

Jeanette has always had a love of anything equine from a young age and decided to switch her four legged friends from bovine to equine and join us here, as part of the Fyrnwy equine group at Wrexham.

Being an active person Jeanette enjoys spending her free time between Olli (pictured), Tilly her 11hh welsh x , Star her Lurcher and when she can, squeezes a bit of yoga in there too!!

Linzi Bradley

Linzi joined our team in November 2016. Linzi has always had a passion of horses from a young age and working in many disciplines such as racing, hunting, eventing, showing and Studs. Linzi has 3 horses of her own currently, a native coloured cob, a section A for her children who rides and drives, and most recently a Appaloosa X Knabstupper weanling. At home Linzi Lives with Her husband and three young Children who all now share her love for horses.