Dr. Mary Bell, VMD

Dr. Bell is a 3rd generation horse person who grew up in New Jersey, obtained her veterinary degree at the University of Pennsylvania, and then came to Canada to work at the Ontario Veterinary College. She subsequently established Mannington Equine Services in Puslinch.

She has had experience with many equine disciplines as a veterinarian, as a competitor, an owner and the mother of a competitor.  She is a FEI Official Veterinarian and an FEI Treating Veterinarian, an EC Steward, Basic EC Dressage Steward and a Level 1 FEI Steward for Jump.

Dr. Bell has been actively involved in industry for many years as a Board Member of AAEP, President of OAEP and Halton-Peel Equine Practitioners.  She is Past Chair of the Equestrian Canada Health and Welfare Committee, past Chair of the EC Medication Control Committee and past Co-Chair of the CFIA/EC initiative to develop a National Equine Biosecurity standarrd.

Her interest in protecting the welfare of horses is ongoing.