BSc.(Hons) BVMS
MANZCVS (Equine Medicine)

  • Dr Tania Sundra’s passion for horses began at an early age as she grew up in the Swan Valley of Western Australia

  • In 2009, she graduated from Murdoch University with a Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine & Surgery

  • Upon completion of her degree, Dr Sundra completed an internship at an elite, performance horse hospital in the USA where she focussed on lameness, surgery and internal medicine

  • Dr Sundra returned to Australia in 2011 and worked at a predominantly racetrack practice south of Perth

  • In 2013, she moved further north to develop her skills in equine reproduction at a clinic in Bullsbrook

  • During that time, Dr Sundra completed training in veterinary acupuncture at the Chi Institute

  • In 2015, Dr Sundra founded Avon Ridge Equine Veterinary Services – a fully mobile equine practice which focusses on delivering an exceptional veterinary service to horse owners throughout Western Australia

  • In 2019, Dr Tania Sundra became a member of the Australian New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists Equine Medicine Chapter. In the process she was also awarded the Scone Equine Group prize for attaining highest grade of all examinees in both the written and oral exams for Equine Medicine.

  • During her downtime, Dr Sundra loves travelling, spending time with her dogs and husband and watching her beloved Boston Celtics play during the NBA season.

DVM Student (2023)

  • Chris is currently studying Veterinary Science at Murdoch University and is on-track to complete his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 2023.

  • In 2018 Chris became a certified professional farrier after successful completion of the FITS exam.

  • Chris is an active member of Animal Aid Abroad and makes regular trips to the Gilli Islands to train local farriers and assist veterinary efforts to promote the health and welfare of the working horses.

  • Upon completion of his degree, Chris hopes to complete specialist equine training and gain experience in all facets of equine veterinary medicine.

  • Chris' main interests include pharmacology, equine gastroenterology and podiatry.

  • In his spare time Chris enjoys diving, camping, traveling the world and exploring new places.

JAIMIE-LEE ATHERTON BSc.(Hons) DVM Student (2021)

  • Jaimie is currently studying Veterinary Science at Murdoch University and is on-track to complete her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 2021.

  • In 2012, Jaimie graduated with from Murdoch University with a degree in Animal Science with Honours

  • Jaimie started riding at the age of 9, when she would sneak out of the house to feed carrots to her older sister's horses

  • In her spare time, Jaimie loves to hang out with her animals and competes in agility with her working dogs, Splash, Audi & Cooper

  • Her current horse is a handsome Quarter Horse gelding, named Jet. The two have tried their hand at a bit of everything, and most recently eventing – which they’ve had a lot of success!

  • Jaimie is one of our veterinary technicians and manages the Avon Ridge Laboratory Services department


  • Raven & Lincoln are probably two of the most recognizable faces at Avon Ridge Equine

  • The pair both belong to Dr Sundra and are much loved members of the family and practice

  • They are both working-line german shepherds and can often be found snoozing in the back seat of the car

  • When not working, they love playing with their ball, swimming and romping around with their 4-legged friends