Dr Sharma has the overall responsibility for ensuring that all manufacturing, QA/QC and related activities are carried out in accordance with GMP/GLP guidelines and in compliance with other relevant regulatory requirements. He is also holds responsibility for research and development of new products and ensuring that these products are safe and effective for their intended use.
Having been with Foran Equine since 1988 he has seen our range grow and remain in the highest regard with both industry and veterinary professionals.
Equine Nutrition and International Business Development
Kirsty McCann joined Foran Healthcare in 2016. She is a qualified veterinary nurse, who studied and also guest lectured at University College Dublin, and has spent 10 years working in one of the largest equine referral practices in Ireland.
Before embarking on her veterinary nursing career she worked in racing for a number of years, it was at this time she also held her amateur license and rode in INH flat races. Kirsty also has experience in working with breeding stock having been employed by a large sport horse stud who specialised in both fresh and frozen AI for export.
Kirsty enjoys working closely with not only the direct customer but also the support team around a yard including vets, farriers, physiotherapists and land management specialists to ensure that the best possible support is given to the equine athlete or breeding stock.
Barry joined Foran Equine in 2013. Having been a successful National Hunt Jockey for more than two decades Barry brings with him a wealth of industry experience and practical knowledge.
His impressive riding CV boasts wins in The Leopardstown Chase and The Troytown Chase along with Cheltenham Festival wins on Brave Inca in the Supreme Novice Hurdle and Big Shu in the Glenfarcles Cross Country Chase. He has also managed a win on the flat in Laytown! An avid fan of hunting Barry can often be seen schooling a young horse out with the Kildare’s and the South Counties.
Barry is a true horseman and enjoys nothing more than following the yards who support Foran Equine as valued customers achieve success both on and off the track.
Sean has been an integral part of the Foran Equine team since 1982 and knows the product range intricately. Previously a jockey Sean hails from Co Meath and being the father of prolific jump jockey Andrew Lynch, Sean can often be seen at his local tracks Navan and Fairyhouse supporting Andrew.
Well known by trainers and breeders the length and breadth of the country, Sean’s knowledge is invaluable and is often called upon by industry professionals.
Tracy has been with Foran Equine since 2014, originally starting with us on Reception Tracy now holds the position of Exports Administration Executive. Her role includes the smooth dispatch of the Foran Equine range to over 40 countries, in any one week she can be liaising with several markets at once all of which have very different and specific requirements.
The daughter of a racehorse trainer Tracy fully understands a yards requirement for a quality, effective product delivered promptly.
Our newest member of the team Sarah has just started on our New Graduate Programme which will immerse her into all aspects of the business along with giving her insight into what it takes to be a top supplement provider in a highly competitive industry.
Sarah recently graduated from UCD with a degree in Equine Science. With a strong background in Show Jumping and Eventing, Sarah will be a great asset to the team and we look forward to her building relationships with or extensive customer base.
Sarah started with Foran Equine back in 2006 and has extensive knowledge of the entire product range. Before moving to Foran Equine she worked in various veterinary clinics for nearly 10 years.
Sarah is passionate about animals and loves meeting like-minded people and being able to give help and advice to others regarding the care of animals. Having three horses, which have all tried and tested the Foran Equine range, she can speak from experience when dealing with customers.
Having been with the company eleven years she has watched many new products within the Foran Equine range grow from conception through to delivery.