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Dr. Grant Myhre, DVM

Doctor Myhre Examines a patientAfter growing up on his family's mid-west farm, Dr. Myhre has continued to build on his knowledge of horses. Graduating from the Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine and completing his Large Animal/Surgery internship at Colorado College of Veterinary Medicine, and a two-year residency at Cornell University, he launched his career as a surgeon (and later, hospital director), leading the Rochester/Myhre Equine Clinic to the forefront of veterinary medicine. continued

Dr. Ron Vin, DVM,  Dip ACVIM (LAIM)

Doctor Ron VinDr. Vin graduated from the Koret School of Veterinary Medicine, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel in 1996. He trained in large animal medicine between 1997 & 2002, working with the Rochester/Myhre Equine Clinic (as an intern and a staff veterinarian) and at Tufts University Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine (as a research fellow and a resident in large animal medicine). Dr. Vin is a Diplomat of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM). Following his residency at Tufts University, Dr. Vin founded 'Equine Diagnostics', a mobile unit providing referral diagnostic services to equine practitioners throughout New England. In 2005 Dr. Vin joined the Center for Veterinary Care, Millbrook, NY, and became the director of their equine division. In 2008 Dr. Vin returned to northern New England and joined Dr. Myhre at the Myhre Equine Clinic. Dr. Vin shares his time between caring for internal medicine patients at the clinic and providing ambulatory specialized diagnostic and sports medicine services. Dr. Vin's main clinical interests are emergency and critical care, neurologic, gastrointestinal, respiratory diseases and diagnostic ultrasound. Internationally featured, Dr. Vin has presented at the AVMA Convention, Equine Affaire and to the Israeli Association of Equine Practitioners. He has authored/coauthored articles that have been published in several scientific journals. During his free time, Dr. Vin enjoys spending time with his family, reading, running with his dog Benji and horseback riding. Benji enjoys going on farm calls with Dr. Vin and Benji can also frequently be seen doing tricks at the clinic!

Kathryn Wakeman, B.S., C.V.T., Veterinary Technician

Kathryn Wakeman on HorsebackKathryn graduated from Otterbein College in 2005 with a degree in equine veterinary technology and equine facility management. Kathryn also received her certified veterinary technician degree from Columbus State during her schooling at Otterbein.  Kathryn joined the Myhre Equine Clinic in the summer of 2005 and now acts as the primary technician and head of the nuclear medicine department. Kathryn has been riding horses since the age of five and owned her first horse “Bucky” at age ten. Kathryn still owns retired Bucky now 31 years old and her show horse “Calloway”. Kathryn and Calloway can been seen competing in USEA shows around area 1. Kathryn also has a very special cat, “Bam Bam”, that travels with her to work. Bam can frequently be seen napping in the office at the clinic.

Technician Amanda SevignyAmanda Caron, Veterinary Technician

Amanda has always been a horse lover, owning them all her life, and competing since the age of three years old on her Shetland pony, “Snickers”. Graduating from the New Hampshire Equestrian Academy, founded by Dr. Grant Myhre in 2007, Amanda always knew she wanted to be involved with Equine Medicine. Currently pursuing her C.V.T at Great Bay Community College, she has thoroughly enjoyed her job as an Equine Veterinary Technician at Myhre Equine Clinic since 2008. Amanda enjoys trail riding and eventing her Clydesdale Paint cross, “Oden”, and hiking with her American Bulldog and Great Dane, Beau and Mayla.

Genevieve LeclairGenevieve LeClair, B.S., DVM 2014 candidate

Originally from North Berwick, Maine Gen grew up showing in the hunter circuit with her horse Toby.  Genevieve completed an animal science degree from the University of Maine in 2009 and started veterinary school at Western University of Health Sciences in 2010.  Currently, she resides in southern California, but is happy to be back home and at the Myhre Equine Clinic during school vacations. 

Trish Sulliva, Office ManagerTrish Sullivan, Office Manager

Trish brings to the complex over 15 years of experience in the veterinary field. Traveling all over the country working various positions in veterinary hospitals gives her a diverse background to draw from. A certified trainer and rider Trish currently owns two Percheron Mares she has trained to ride and drive. During the winter months Trish can be seen competing with her horses at the Northeast Ski Joring races in NH and Canada.

Melanie Shepard

Melanie Shepard, Receptionist

Melanie has served in the United States Army as a Military Police Investigator and worked on the Trans-Alaska Pipeline as an armed security guard. Melanie is a life long horse owner and rider. She currently owns two horses, Warren, her retired WB and new harness Percheron Slick. Mel often takes Slick out driving.

Judy CarlsonJudy Carlson, Receptionist

Judy assisted opening the doors to MEC on July 1, 2005. She has been a horse owner for over 30 years. Before MEC she worked with horses, then several years as a Veterinary Assistant and Receptionist at small animal practices. She currently has 2 horses, 2 minis, 2 cats, a Cairn Terrier and 2 Standard Poodles who can be found sleeping at Judy's feet while working at MEC.

Amy McIntireAmy McIntire

Amy has worked at the clinic over the years filling a number of positions and assisted opening the doors to MEC July 1, 2005. She also works at Frisbie Memorial Hospital in Rochester as a LNA. Amy owns Standardbred race horses with her family and is known to jump on them and head for the trails for a ride with her two dogs Riley and Tori.