Prof. Derek Knottenbelt has supported The H.A.C.K. Horse Sanctuary from the very begining,


Professor Derek Knottenbelt OBE BVM&S DVM&S DipECEIM MRCVS & Director of Equine Solutions Ltd


Professor of Equine Medicine. Long term friend, advisor and supporter of the H.A.C.K. Horse Sanctuary


Derek‘s expertise in equine internal medicine is recognized both nationally and internationally, particularly in equine oncology and dermatology. He is a Diplomat of the European College of Equine Internal Medicine and holds a personal Chair in Equine Medicine at the University of Liverpool. He has published widely in journals and textbooks and is frequently invited to speak at national and international meetings. He received the Animal Health Trust Scientific Award in 2003, the BEVA (Blue Cross) Welfare Award in 2004 and the OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours of 2005 for his services to Equine Medicine. He is actively involved in many domestic and international charities relating to equine welfare and works tirelessly to support these causes.