Dr Jonathan Pycock
Dr Jonathan F Pycock BVetMed PhD DESM MRCVS. Qualified from Royal Veterinary College, University of London in 1983. Currently and Equine Claims Consultant for The Veterinary Defence Society Limited and a Consultant for Equine Reproductive Services (UK) Ltd. Worked in various areas of the veterinary profession including teaching and research as well as clinical practice. A former President of the British Equine Veterinary Association (2017-2018). Developed a first opinion and referral equine practice from scratch. Participated in congresses, training courses and seminars all over the world. Either spoken or been a chairman of a session (or both!) at every BEVA Congress for the last thirty years. Acted as an expert witness for the Veterinary Defence Society on many occasions. Became one of three Equine Claims Consultants for the Veterinary Defence Society in 2012. Experienced in listening to problems faced by colleagues within the profession. Skilled in all forms of communication with individuals of various backgrounds. Long standing commitment to continuing professional development. Internationally recognised for writing and presentational skills. Well recognised sense of humour. Universally known throughout the veterinary equine profession. Obtained a Ph D from the Royal Veterinary College (1998). Awarded RCVS Certificate (1991) and Diploma (1994) in Equine Stud Medicine. Co-edited a major equine veterinary textbook. Written many book chapters in major equine textbooks. Lectured at all the major International Equine Veterinary Congresses including BEVA (30 times), American Association of Equine Practitioners (4 times), South African Equine Practitioners Group (4 times), World Equine Veterinary Association (3 times) and at the 2008 and 2018 Bain-Fallon Congress in Australia. Experienced horseman and avid squash player, off-piste skier, road cyclist and climber. Summited several major mountains in Europe including The Matterhorn and Mont Blanc. Enjoys outdoor pursuits with our two children. Following the Tour de France. Enjoying his 62 foot motor boat with family and friends in the South of France.