Carrie holds the hips at the back of horse during a rehab therapy session.

Carrie Schlachter

VMD, DACVSMR

Co-founder – Academy of Animal Sport Science (AASS)

Dr. Carrie is board-certified by the American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation (ACVSMR). She serves on the College’s Examination Committee as well as the Scientific Review & Editorial Committee of the American Association of Equine Practitioners. She is a FEI official delegate in jumpers.

Her practice focuses on integrative sports medicine, rehabilitation, and behavioral therapy. She founded and designed Circle Oak Equine Sports Medicine’s rehabilitation and fitness programs. AIM, located at Chicken Foot Ranch in Penngrove, California, is a place for the horses and a continuation of that quest for knowledge.

Dr. Carrie also enjoys teaching for Equinology and its associates around the world, as well as lecturing on sports medicine, rehabilitation, and digital diagnostic imaging.

She has, with her partners Dr. Nicole Rombach and Debranne Patillo, started the Academy of Animal Sport Science which offers an equine rehabilitation certificate program for licensed professionals and veterinarians.