Dr. Douglas K. Daniels
DVM, practice owner
Dr. Daniels was born in December of 1967 in Medicine Lodge, Kansas. He was raised in Beloit, a small farming community in north central Kansas, by a family with a strong background in Thoroughbred racing. His father is the manager of an agricultural finance service and his mother is a high school teacher of 30+ years. In 1987, Dr. Daniels began his undergraduate education at Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama.
Dr. Lindsay Neist
Dr. Lindsay Neist is a native to the area and grew up showing Quarter Horses with Virginia Equine as her childhood veterinarian. She attended college at Virginia Tech and achieved early acceptance to their veterinary school. After graduation in 2010 she was selected for a prestigious internship in equine medicine, imaging, lameness, and surgery at Blue Ridge Equine Clinic in Earlysville, Virginia.
Dr. Emily Olson
Dr. Emily Olson grew up in the Greenspring Valley of Maryland, and began her horse addiction while in Pony Club and 4-H. From eventing, foxhunting, and polo, she quickly discovered her passion for the horse world. After receiving a double undergraduate degree in Dairy Science and Animal and Poultry Science from Virginia Tech University in 2006, she then joined Dr. Neist in the class of 2010 at the Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine.
Dr. Laura Patteson
Dr. Laura Patteson was born and raised in Knoxville, Tennessee. At a very young age Dr. Patteson began riding horses and competed on the ‘AA’ hunter/ jumper circuit growing up; this is when her love of equine sports medicine began. She attended the University of Tennessee for undergraduate and veterinary school. Dr. Patteson obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from UT in 2011.