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Personal profile


Grace Nattrass is a lecturer in Animal Health within the Department of Animal and Agriculture. Her background is running a veterinary physiotherapy business and being on the Board of two charities and organisations. 

Research interests

Animal welfare:

  • Greyhound racing 
  • Farm animals
  • Ridden horse training aids

Current teaching

Grace leads and teaches on the undergraduate Management and Rehabilitation of the Canine Athlete module, Advanced Animal Performance Analysis module, Therapy in Practice module and Principles of Assessing Animal Performannce module. 


Grace is a member of the Animal Welfare Research Network and Institute of Registered Veterinary and Animal Physiotherapists.



Education/Academic qualification

Veterinary Physiotherapy, Advanced Certificate


Award Date: 1 Jun 2012

Equine Science, BSc (Hons), Oxford Brookes University


Award Date: 1 Jun 2010

Pedagogy, Academic Professional Apprenticeship (APA), Academic Professional Apprenticeship, University of West London

26 Sept 2022 → …

External positions

Co-Chair , Institute of Equine Hydrotherapy

Dec 2022 → …

Council Member, Institute of Registered Veterinary and Animal Physiotherapists

10 Nov 2022 → …

Vice Chair, Forever Hounds Trust

Aug 2021Mar 2022

Homing, Kennelling and Welfare Trustee, Forever Hounds Trust

Jan 2021Mar 2022

Chair and Council Member, Institute of Registered Veterinary and Animal Physiotherapists