Simon Daniels

Lecturer in Equine Nutrition and Parasitology


Lecturer in Equine Nutrition and Parasitology


BSc (Hons) Equine Science (Lincoln), Chartered Management Institute Diploma in Management & Leadership, Pg Cert Teaching and Learning in Higher Education (UWE), PhD Candidate (Surrey), R. Anim. Sci

Contact details

Tel: 01285 652531


University responsibilities

  • Member of the learning and teaching enhancement committee 
  • Year 1 manager for undergraduate equine programmes
  • University representative on ethics committee

Professional memberships

  • World association for the advancement of veterinary parasitology (WAAVP)
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • British Society of Animal Science
  • Registered Animal Scientist with the Royal Society of Biology


Research interests

  • Equine parasitology – PhD (in progress) with the University of Surrey school of veterinary medicine 
    • Anthelmintic resistance
    • Sustainable parasite control methods
    • Parasites and intestinal health
  • Equine nutrition and gastrointestinal health
    • Oxidative stress 


Teaching areas

  • Equine parasitology
  • Equine nutrition 
  • Anatomy and physiology


  • Daniels, S.P. and Proudman, C.J. (2016) Shortened egg reappearance after ivermectin and moxidectin use in horses in the UK. The Veterinary Journal. 218: 36-39.
  • Daniels, S.P. and Proudman, C.J. (2016) Ovicidal efficacy of fenbendazole after treatment of horses naturally infected with cyathostomins. Veterinary Parasitology, 227: 151-156