Do you think your vet is the best in the country?

If you’d like to honour your trusted and ever-helpful vet now is the time to get your nomination in for this year’s Equine Vet of the Year 2009 award.

All nominations must be made by 3 October.

An independent panel will then draw up a short list from those nominations and the winner will be announced and receive the award at the Animal Health Trust Equestrian Awards in London on 5 November 2009.

Sponsored by Petplan Equine, the award is aimed at highlighting the huge contribution equine vets make to their local community.

Last year’s winner was 37-year old Andrew Dobson of The Barn Equine and Large Animal Practice in Great Wavering, Essex. He was nominated by a number of his clients who gave him glowing testimonials.

Petplan Equine is part of Allianz Animal Health, one of the largest providers of animal insurance.

To make your nomination go to