MA VetMB CertEP CertVA MRCVS
RCVS Advanced Practitioner in Equine Practice and Veterinary Anaesthesia
Karen Coumbe studied at Girton College, Cambridge and qualified as a vet in 1984. She worked in mixed practice for 5 years and then moved to set up Bell Equine with Richard Jones in 1989, the same year that she passed her Certificate in Equine Practice.
She subsequently obtained her Certificate in Veterinary Anaesthesia and is now a Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS) Advanced Practitioner in both Equine Practice and Veterinary Anaesthesia.
She was one of the original partners at Bell from 1995 onwards. She is responsible for anaesthesia at Bell Equine, which has always been her special interest, alongside ophthalmology, dermatology, ultrasonography and the challenges of equine pre- purchase exams.