Equine Balanced Veterinary Care
I grew up in Orange County, CA and have been involved with horses since birth.  From the age of 11, I knew that I wanted to be an equine veterinarian and started to prepare myself for a career in veterinary medicine. I completed my undergraduate studies at California State University, Fresno, where I competed on the Equestrian team in both English and Western.  It was during this equine experience that I was first introduced to the idea of acupuncture by a teammate of mine. I attended veterinary school at the University of California, Davis. My primary emphases while attending veterinary school were equine and poultry medicines, graduating in 2004.  During my third year at Davis I rekindled my interest in acupuncture and chiropractic medicines for horses when I was witness to a
 therapies in conjunction with acupuncture ever since. I relocated to Texas in November 2013. Within 6 months of living in Fort Worth, I met my husband and life partner. We had a son in 2015 and blending our families has also given me two beautiful daughters. I never knew how much I would enjoy being a mother and am fortunate to have a very healthy balance between a career and family that I both love dearly. Being a mom has given me tremendous perspective on life and enhanced my healing properties and intuition even further. I am an avid volunteer coach for youth athletics teams, helping to develop the skills and work ethic of young boys and girls. Coaching has been incredibly rewarding for me and I will continue to do it as long as I'm able.
demonstration by a veterinarian in one of my equine lameness courses.  It was at this time that I decided that my ultimate goal was to become trained in these disciplines and make them the focus of my practice. After graduation I accepted a job as a veterinarian in private practice that dealt with primarily racehorses.  I worked there for about a year before I started my acupuncture training at Colorado State  University. After six months of practicing acupuncture I decided to branch off on my own and focus solely on acupuncture, with chiropractic training to commence the following spring. I completed the Options for Animals chiropractic course held in Kansas in 2006, and have been practicing manipulative/spinal