Locally owned and operated since March 2015, at Western Ontario Equine Services we are committed to providing quality veterinary care. Our knowledgeable veterinarians seek to bring you compassionate yet down to earth health care advice for your animals. Limited to the care of horses and donkeys, we offer an array of veterinary services to meet their unique health care needs. Let us help support you in making informed decisions about your animals’ health. Contact us today to schedule an appointment.
Dr. Tara Foy
Dr. Foy was raised on a horse and cattle ranch near Moosomin, Saskatchewan. She graduated from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine in 2000. Dr. Foy, together with Dr. Kendra Hoey, established Western Ontario Equine Services in March of 2015. She has a keen interest in lameness, reproduction and herd health and enjoys working will all equine disciplines. In her spare time she participates in team penning and team roping. Dr. Foy has also enjoyed the pleasures of Standardbred ownership.
Dr. Kendra Hoey
Dr. Kendra Hoey has been involved with horses for over 25 years, competing in Pony Club and eventing her Trakehner mare of nearly 18 years, Sheiba. Prior to attending veterinary school she spent many summers working on a large Standardbred breeding farm. Her passion for horses led her to pursue a career in veterinary medicine. She obtained a bachelor’s degree with a specialized honour in Bio-Medical Science from the University of Guelph, followed by a DVM from the Ontario Veterinary College in 2004. Following graduation, she completed an equine internship at a primary care and referral hospital outside of Calgary Alberta. Upon her return to Ontario in 2005 she joined the team at Ilderton Equine Services where she remained until this March, when she and Dr. Tara Foy started up their own practice, Western Ontario Equine Services. Dr. Hoey resides in Mt. Brydges with her husband James and their sons Henry and Felix.
Carrie Stilson, Veterinary Technician
Carrie Stilson is our resident Veterinary Technician at Western Ontario Equine Services. She has been actively working in the veterinary field for over 18 years. She graduated from the Veterinary Technician program at Ridgetown College in May of 2002. During her program, she participated in Three-Day Eventing under the personal coaching of a member of the 2004 United States Olympic Equestrian Team. She shares her home with her husband, son, 2 cats and 2 dogs.