Bailey Badness
Trusty Sidekick
Dr. Meredith Flash BVSc
Locum Veterinarian
Qualified Vet. Acupunture

Bailey Badness is a very important team member of EquiVets Victoria. Traveling the country side with Dr. Emma Nicol, he is quick to offer a helping hand for lameness examinations, however his most favourite procedure by far is gelding operations!


Bailey Badness loves playing with everyone and eating Schmacko's!

Dr Meredith Flash grew up riding hunter/jumpers in Texas from the age of six. Over time, she developed an interest in retraining retired racehorses for their second careers. To further this interest Meredith attended Virginia Intermont College (VIC) where she began a Bachelor of Science in Equine Studies.


While studying at VIC, Meredith was able to follow her dream of becoming a veterinarian by attending the University of Melbourne where she eventually obtained her Bachelor of Veterinary Science.In 2007, Meredith jumped at the opportunity to undertake more equine work by becoming a racetrack practitioner in the Melbourne area. 


Meredith is a member of the Australian Veterinary Association and Equine Veterinarians Australia (EVA) since 2008. She is currently the Stakeholder Liaison Chair for the EVA executive committee.


In 2013, Meredith completed her training to become a certified veterinary acupuncturist. Flash Veterinary Services provides Acupuncture Services for horses and dogs from elite athletes to beloved pets. FVS believes a balance of eastern and western medicine can provide optimal care for veterinary patients especially for musculoskeletal conditions. Meredith also maintains an involvement in western medicine by providing locum services for equine vet practices in the greater Melbourne area.


Meredith is a qualified FEI Treating Veterinarian and Veterinary Delegate. She lives with her husband and two young children in Melbourne. Outside her veterinary interest, Meredith enjoys gardening and running.


Dr. Emma Nicol BVSc
Principle Veterinarian

Dr. Emma Nicol grew up on a sheep and beef farm, in the Western District of Victoria. She has been involved with and riding horses for as long as she remembers.


Emma undertook a Diploma of Horse Business Management at Marcus Oldham College before undertaking her veterinary degree at Massey University, NZ.


On completion of her Veterinary Degree in 2005, Emma then went to further her veterinary education at Kansas State University,KS, USA. Here she completed an Internship in Equine Internal Medicine and Surgery, intensively training with world reknowned equine medicine and surgery specialists. It was here that Dr. Emma's passion for equine medicine was realised and she continually strives to practise the highest standard of veterinary medicine.


Emma is a qualified FEI Veterinarian and FEI Treating Veterinarian. Emma is a current member of the Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) and Equine Veterinarians Australia (EVA). Emma is also a former EVA, Victorian State Representative.


Emma, known for her easy going, genuine and generous nature and is always improving on her knowledge with further education.


Emma has a passion for equine sports medicine and working with riders and their horses to achieve their goals. Her main interest is equine medicine and is interested in everything from foals to geriatrics. She is also passionate about thoroughbred and standardbred racing and achieving the best from all competing horses.


In her spare time, Emma is busy competing her two young Off The Track eventers and whenever time allows, holidays in sunny places, with amazing cocktails!

“We're a small and growing exclusively equine practice. We are dedicated to providing exceptional and compasionate care to your horses. We believe that your equine veterinarian should be a valuable part of your team. We look forward to meeting you and your horse, developing a management or health plan and helping you define your goals  - and realize them! Call us today, to find out how we can help" 



Dr. Emma Nicol BVSc, Principal Veterinarian

EquiVets Victoria

EquiVets Victoria is dedicated to providing the highest quality equine veterinary services for you and your horse, from the elite athlete to your loved companion, 24 hours a day.
EquiVets Victoria is a full service ambulatory equine practice, servicing the areas of  Melbourne, Kyneton, Ballarat, Bacchus Marsh, Geelong and everywhere in between!