Our Staff

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.

Meg R. Brinton, DVM

Founder and Veterinarian

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

Associate Veterinarian

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.

Abby Wagemann, DVM

Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Wagemann (pronounced WA-gah-min) grew up in Spokane Valley and completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science at Montana State University in Bozeman, MT. She went on to complete her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Washington State University in the graduating class of 2023. Throughout vet school, she trained at several equine clinics where she honed her skills in equine dentistry, preventative medicine, and lameness. Dr. Wagemann is joining the Ridgefield Equine team where she will bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise to our clinic. She enjoys spending time with her own mare, Tuffy, in her free time, drawing and painting, as well as baking.

Rebecca Curry, DVM

Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Rebecca Curry grew up in Inyokern, California and received her Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science from UC Davis. She went on to earn her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Michigan State University in East Lansing, MI in 2016. Following graduation, Dr. Curry completed a 2-year internship in equine sports medicine and surgery at New Jersey Equine Clinic in Millstone Township, NJ. Prior to joining the Ridgefield Equine Team, Dr. Curry worked as a general equine practitioner in Turlock, CA. Her areas of interest include preventative medicine, internal medicine, and reproduction.

When not working, Dr. Curry enjoys walking with her Arabian gelding Monocko, spending time with her adorable dog Niko, and competing in an occasional endurance ride.