From a highly conditioned athlete to a backyard friend, we bring a compassionate, modern and friendly health care team to provide for you and your animals.

Veterinarians

Meg R. Brinton, DVM

Meg R. Brinton, DVM

Dr. Brinton is a 1987 graduate of Oregon State University College of Veterinary Medicine.

She started Ridgefield Equine Clinic (REC) in 1989.

Her areas of interest are both Sports Medicine and Reproduction.  Dr. Brinton and her husband, Nick Lowe have built REC to be a multipurpose facility accommodating  breeding stallions, broodmares, dentistry, lameness and while still being an active training center.  Nick is a successful race horse trainer. Together they breed and raise quality racing Quarterhorses.

Dr. Brinton is an avid dressage rider, having earned her USDF Silver Medal and is a performing member of the BlackPearl Friesian Dance Troupe. 


Anne Marie Ray, DVM

Anne Marie Ray, DVM

Dr. Ray pursued her Bachelor of Science degree in Equine Science at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado. She then achieved her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Texas A & M University in College Station, Texas.  Prior to joining our team, she completed a one year internship at Arizona Equine Medical and Surgical Centre.  Her areas of interest include dentistry, preventative medicine, soft tissue surgery and lameness evaluations. Dr. Ray is also certified in animal chiropractic by the AVCA.

A native of Austin, Texas, Anne first came to the Northwest when she joined Ridgefield Equine Clinic.


Alice B. Lombard, DVM

Alice B. Lombard, DVM

A Pacific Northwest native, Dr. Lombard attended the University of Washington for her undergraduate degree and Washington State University for veterinary school. Equine veterinary medicine has been the focus of much of her life, riding along with her aunt, Dr. Meg Brinton, since she was six years old! She has also spent time working at many of the large equine practices around the country and has observed a wide variety of approaches.

Dr. Lombard loves working with horses of all kinds, especially sport horses including race horses. She has a passion for working on difficult lamenesses and keeping horses sound, happy, and performing well.

 Dr. Lombard also enjoys hiking in the beautiful northwest with her husband and dogs.