40 years of riding and owning horses. Training, giving riding lessons. Healing and caring for injured equine. Can administer IV, Sub-Q, Intramuscular vaccines or sedation drugs. Familiar with body parts of equine. I am in good health and very active. I have been Department of State Health Services humane animal euthanasia instructor for 18 years. I am a Texas Certified Cruelty Investigator, Chemical Capture Instructor. Equine Cruelty Investigations, and Fluent in Animal and DEA Drug Laws.
I currently groom dogs and cats for the public as needed and pet sit. I provide animal control officer training for municipalities upon request.
My equine experience is extensive. I have ridden both english and western, but prefer western. I have been a competitive barrel racer and I have won 4 saddles, buckles, and money. I currently ride on a 4 girl team in the cowgirl roundup that consists of cattle penning, sorting, trailer loading, calf branding, obstacle challenge, and more. I have raised and trained colts, can teach a horse to lead and load. I am also experienced in fractious/wild horses. I have good common sense ability and understand the danger to avoid getting injured.
I have more than 40 years of equine/livestock and experience and have competed competitively for most of those. I graduated with an associates degree in General Animal Science and have 20 years of veterinary technician experience. I am able to administer vaccines both IM and SQ , preform blood draws, administer deworming, grooming/clippers, picking up feet, sterile site preparation, and x-rays. Certified in Equine Cold Laser Therapy.
Western, bareback, I love riding in timed events. I currently am winning a saddle in a playday series and have just won the buckle in another one. I am familiar with various bits. reins, pad, saddle fitting, hoof care, hoof protection. Equine sports injuries, and illnesses.
Barrel Racing, Pole Bending, Reining, Cutting, Sorting Cattle, Trailer Loading, Speed Penning, Obstacle Courses, Playday events.
|City Of Denton, Tx||10/1/2019-9/10/2020||Randi Weinburg Animal Services Manager, City of Denton, TX 940-595-4572||Supervising Animal Control Officers, Shelter care, Intake of animals, staff evaluations, Interviews, hiring, firing, counselling and training staff. Enforcing State Laws and city ordinances.|
|Spca Of Texas||2/1/2019-9/10/2019||Dr Heather Larson 443-791-0291||Supervise the Equine Department and the Animal Shelter Techs. Prepare written policies, staff schedules and time off, periodic and yearly reviews. Ordering medical supplies. Assist Veterinarian with castration's and euthanasia.|
|City Of Lewisville Animal Services||7/1/2016-9/10/2019||Chris McGinn 214-876-0490||Supervise Animal Control and Animal Shelter, Vet Tech when needed. Prepare Polices, revise ordinances, enforce state laws, and ordinances. Oder supplies, set up veterinary suite so we could do in-house surgeries.|
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