Claire Shand is a Director and SQP at Westgate Labs, an award-winning veterinary laboratory specialising in parasite control for horses. The company has led the way in supporting horse owners to use to use worm egg counts and tests since 1999. A horse owner herself Claire understands the practical considerations of implementing test-based programmes and is passionate about driving behaviour change to make a lasting difference to horse health. Claire sits on the Core Steering Group for CANTER and heads the CANTER Communications Subgroup. She won Equine SQP of the Year in 2023.