Meet the Veterinary Assistants of Woodside Equine Clinic
Assistant to Dr. David Stanford / Licensed Technician Student
Kelsey grew up riding and showing horses in Washington State through her local 4-H program. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Biology at Randolph-Macon College in 2015. Kelsey previously worked with small animals at a local small animal clinic and joined Woodside in 2018. In her spare time she enjoys exploring new Appalachian trails with her husband and her dogs.
Assistant to Dr. Scott Anderson
Tanner joined our team in July 2021 after completing a six-month equine reproduction internship in Pennsylvania where they foaled out seventy-five Standardbred mares. They grew up in Richmond, Virginia, riding horses since age 8 at several of the local hunter/jumper and eventing lesson barns. They graduated from the University of Richmond in 2016 with a degree in biochemistry and molecular biology. Outside of the clinic, Tanner dabbles in many hobbies, from gaming to playing their ukulele to biking with their partner and stepkiddo.
Assistant to Dr. Claudia True
Jamie grew up in the Ashland area riding with 4-H and showing locally. She graduated from Bridgewater College with a Health and Exercise BS and an Equine minor. Jamie also enjoyed riding with the Equestrian Team during her time at Bridgewater. She spent time as a Montessori teacher for the past 7 years working with young children and has been excited about the opportunity to get back into working with horses. She spends her free time hiking around with her 2 dogs, Riley and Brody.
Assistant for Woodside – North
Ada joined our team in May 2021. She will be graduating from Germanna Community College in the Summer of 2021 with a degree in Biology, and will be continuing her education at a secondary institution. Ada previously worked at a non -profit organization that housed cats and dogs that were in need of adoption. In her free time, Ada loves to be around her three horses, two dogs, and cat.
Lauren joined our team in September 2020. She is currently enrolled at John Tyler Community College working towards her degree in Biology. Lauren has been riding horses since she was seven years old. She is originally from England and has travelled all over America with her military family. In her spare time, Lauren enjoys spending time with her family, nature photography, and taking her German Shepherd named Maverick with her wherever she goes!
Christine joined the Woodside team in August 2021. Profile and picture coming soon!
Amber joined the team in September 2021 after completing her Bachelors of Science in Animal and Poultry Sciences at Virginia Tech. She spent the following summer working on a dairy cattle nutrition research trial. She previously trained dogs at a local training facility where she worked on obedience and behavior for canines all shapes and sizes. Amber grew up riding and showing horses through 4h and continues to work with her two horses, Junior and Shera. She enjoys spending time with family as well as enjoying the outdoors with her boyfriend, Chris, and two dogs, Nevada and Bauer.
Hospital Assistant/ Licensed Technician Student
Caitlin joined the Woodside team in November 2021. Picture and profile coming soon!