Lamise Al-Basha, DVM from Fairfield Equine Practice will be accompanying me on farm calls, as her schedule permits. Dr. Lamise Al-Basha is originally from Illinois and attend the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine. After graduation, she moved to the Northeast to complete her internship with Fairfield Equine before staying on as an Associate. Dr. Al-Basha is excited for the wonderful opportunity to work closely with me in the coming year and is looking forward to meeting you and your horses. For more information on Dr. Al-Basha please visit Fairfield Equine Associates.

For more pressing or urgent matters on days I am unavailable, you will be able to make appointments with Dr. Al-Basha through Fairfield Equine Associates. All of my equine emergencies will now be covered by Fairfield Equine Associates at (203) 270-3600.

      Lisa Dauten, DVM from Tri-State Veterinary Services in Litchfield will be available for all of my non-equine clients on the days I am not working and for all emergencies. Dr. Lisa Dauten graduated with her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Purdue University. She spent most of her youth raising dairy cattle, beef cattle, and swine in 4-H. Dr. Lisa is licensed and accredited in CT, MA, and NY and is taking on new clients and patients of all large animal species. For more information on Dr. Lisa Dauten please visit Tri-State Veterinary Services.

For more pressing or urgent matters for my non-equine patients on days I am unavailable, you will be able to make appointments with Dr. Lisa Dauten. All of my non-equine emergencies will now be covered by Tri-State Veterinary Services, LLC at (860) 459-0986.

      Carolyn (Lyn) R. Simmelink DVM has been in private equine practice based in Redding, CT since 1981. Her professional niche is working with “backyard” horse owners who treat their animals as part of the family and are committed to top quality care. The emphasis in partnership with your horse and responsibility for its care coincides with her personal values. She has competed in horse trials at the Training Level and dressage shows at Second level. The stimulation to grow and learn from riding and horse ownership has inspired continual progress in her professional life. She gains tremendous personal satisfaction from teaching people to be better horse owners and sharing the joy that being around horses gives to all of us. Both of her daughters have been involved in Pony Club. Her husband, Dana, is a small animal veterinarian in Fairfield, CT. She has been a featured expert for the American Association of Equine Practitioners, and has published in, Discover, Dressage Today among others.