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Our Mission Statement

Our mission at Equine Veterinary Services is to provide top quality lameness, reproductive and illness care coupled with superior wellness programs for horses in an effort to allow each individual horse to accomplish the competitive goals of their owners and the recreational value we all seek to have a happy, healthy and successful life.


About Us

Equine Veterinary Services (EVS) is a full-service veterinary clinic and breeding facility located in Terrell. Founded as an ambulatory practice in January of 1992 by Dr. Kenton H. Arnold, EVS was originally based in Sunnyvale, Equine Veterinary Services relocated a year later to its current location, a 38-acre picturesque facility located at I-20 and FM 2578 in Terrell, TX.

The entire EVS staff is dedicated to providing high quality, comprehensive medical care for horses in Dallas, Kaufman, Rockwall and Van Zandt Counties. The equine veterinary clinic focuses on performance horse lameness and reproductive issues as well as wellness programs for all breeds.

Doctors

Dr. Kenton H. ArnoldDr. Kenton H. Arnold Shows Justa Lena, coming in 4th in the 2010 AQHA Amateur World Show

Kenton H. Arnold, DVM

Dr. Arnold holds degrees from Southwest Texas State University and Texas A&M University as well as a doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Texas A&M University. An active member of the American Association of Equine Practitioners, he writes for equestrian publications on issues related to the health and well-being of performance and breeding horses. Dr. Arnold has served as a regular columnist for multiple equine publications and was a Founding Board Member for the Texas Horse Park.

Dr. Arnold is an avid cutting horse enthusiast, competing on a regular basis in NCHA, and AQHA competitions. He has been a top ten finisher multiple times in both cutting and pole bending competition at the prestigious AQHA World Show.

Prior to establishing his own private practice, Dr. Arnold was an associate veterinarian with Equiplex Veterinary Hospital in Flower Mound, where he worked with Dr. Bobby Willard.

Dr. Arnold is a founding associate of Animal Imaging, an outpatient imaging facility which provides state-of-the-art diagnostic imaging services to veterinarians, located in Irving. Dr. Arnold currently serves on the membership committee of the Texas Equine Veterinary Association, where he is also involved with the organization's Equitarian Outreach Project in Guatemala.


Dr. Savannah J. Kimball

Savannah J. Kimball, DVM, Associate Veterinarian

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Dr. Jennifer Wickline

Jennifer Wickline, DVM

Dr. Jennifer Wickline first joined Equine Veterinary Services as an Associate Veterinarian in June of 2012 after completing a professional internship with Reata Equine Hospital in Weatherford, Texas. She left the practice in December of 2014 and returned to Weatherford working with Dr. Leea Arnold at The Arnold Reproduction Center. In December of 2016 Dr. Wickline returned to Equine Veterinary Services. She has a life-time of equine experience as a competitor and owner, and prides herself on being a top equine veterinarian.

Dr. Wickline is a 2007 Magna Cum Laude graduate of Texas A&M University in Biomedical Science. She graduated from the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine in 2011 with honors. Dr. Wickline was honored with numerous awards during her academic years including the prestigious Mattie & Ben T. Little Memorial Scholarship, William F. Egan Memorial Scholarship, and the Stevenson Center Memorial Scholarship.

Dr. Wickline first became interested in veterinary medicine during a co-op class her senior year in high school with Dr. Arnold at Equine Veterinary Services. It was during this time that her interest in breeding, equine medicine and lameness first became evident. Today she utilizes her vast knowledge of horses to practice high-quality medicine with a special flair toward emergency medicine.

Dr. Wickline, her husband Steven Collins and their son Noah live in Wills Point, Texas. They enjoy traveling the world together.

Staff

Regina Calverley

Regina Calverley, Administrative Specialist

Regina Calverley joined EVS in June of 2021 as an Administrative Specialist. She brings with her decades of experience from the printing and estate sales industries to the role. Regina's equine experience is limited to being a fan of rodeo and watching her four grandchildren compete in equestrian events - yet she loves the friendly folks in the industry. Her experience in customer service and administrative organizational skills have made her an asset in her role at EVS. Regina and her husband Mark have been married for 34-years and enjoying anything they do together.

Ashleigh Willis, Head Veterinary Tech

Ashley Willis, Head Tech

Ashleigh Willis joined EVS in 2020 as a Vet/Office Assistant. Ashleigh's leadership skills and knowledge of vet medicine where significant factors in her promotion to Vet Tech - and today she serves as our Head Tech here at EVS. This 2020 graduate of Texas A&M University brings a lifetime of equine involvement to her position here at EVS. While at Texas A&M Ashleigh served as a dog trainer for the Aggie Guide-Dogs and Service-Dogs student organization. Ashleigh plans to use her passion for animals professionally and attend veterinary school in the near future.

Maddie Frizzell, Veterinary Tech

Maddie Frizzell, Veterinary Tech

Maddie Frizzell joined EVS in the summer of 2016 as an intern, and now works with the clinic as a seasonal Veterinary Technician. She is an honors graduate of Rockwall High School and Oklahoma State University. Maddie grew up showing Arabians and half-Arabians, and says that is where her interest in veterinary medicine was born. She is currently attending OSU School of Veterinary Medicine.

Isabel Gregory

Isabel Gregory, Veterinary Tech

Isabel Gregory, a Dallas native and graduate of Southern Methodist University, has completed both the EVS Level I and Level II Internships prior to being hired as a Vet Assistant in October of 2020. She has a strong equine background as both a competitor and owner, and is a true horsewoman which can be seen daily in her handling of these beautiful animals. Isabel hopes to attend veterinary school in the future.

Regan Lee, Veterinary Tech

Regan Lee, Veterinary Tech

Regan Lee is currently attending Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine. Originally from Kentucky, she joined EVS in the summer of 2020 as a vet school extern. Regan was hired to work as a seasonal Vet Tech at EVS after her externship was complete. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in both Chemistry and Bio Chemistry from the University of Kentucky. Regan now calls Texas home, and is on her way to making an excellent equine veterinarian

Katie Stockum

Katie Stockum, Veterinary Tech

Katie Stockum began her career with EVS as a summer intern in 2018 and returned in 2019 as a Level 2 Intern. Upon completion of the full EVS internship program, Katie joined the staff of Equine Veterinary Services as a Veterinary Assistant. Today she works as a Seasonal Vet Tech. She is a graduate of Highland Park High School and Texas A&M University. She currently attends Texas A&M University School of Veterinary Medicine. Katie is a true natural with a horse and has superior equine handling skills.

Kaitlyn Burkham, Veterinary Tech

Kaitlyn Burkham, Veterinary Assistant

Kaitlyn Burkham joined EVS in April of 2021 as a Vet Assistant. This life-long horsewoman is from Combine, Texas. Kaitlyn has competed in barrel racing, pole bending and goats but says breakaway is her favorite event. A recent graduate of Hill College with an Associate's degree in kinesiology, Kaitlyn rode on the Hill College Rodeo. Her communication skills and equine background make her a perfect fit for her Vet Assistant role at EVS.

Mary Cordray

Mary Cordray, Veterinary Assistant

Mary Cordray joined EVS in May of 2021 as a Vet Assistant. She has a lifetime of equine involvement and skills and has worked as a groom, ranch hand, assistant trainer and in the management of multiple barns. Mary has a professional background in Customer Service and Sales yet her passion remains in horses. When not working she enjoys spending time with her family.

Mia Redman

Mia Redman, Veterinary Assistant

Mia Redman, a graduate of Scurry Rosser High School and Trinity Valley Community College, joined EVS as a Veterinary Assistant in August of 2020. She has experience as a Ranch Hand, colt starter and Assistant Barn Manager for multiple facilities. Mia is currently taking Business Administration classes through Western Governor's University in pursuit of a BSN. She is a knowledgeable horsewoman and an excellent foal caregiver. Mia serves on the Tawakoni Saddle Club Board and is also an avid barrel racer.

Terra Turrin

Terra Turrin, Veterinary Assistant

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Braidie Bacon

Bradie Bacon, Ranch Assistant

Bradie Bacon is a life-long horse lover. She is from Rockwall, Texas where she competed in High School Rodeo. Today Bradie enjoys running barrels at jackpots every chance she gets. She joined EVS in April of 2021 as a Ranch Assistant. Bradie says, "I love doing anything involving horses." This is evident in her work at EVS.

Sarah Guyn

Sarah Guyn, Ranch Assistant

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Lydia Jones

Lydia Jones, Ranch Assistant

Lydia Jones is from Greenville, Texas and joined EVS in the summer of 2019 as a Ranch Assistant. Lydia is a high school senior and currently takes dual credit courses at the Dallas County Collegiate Academy, a co-op for home school students. She will attend Hardin Simmons University in the fall of 2022 as a Criminal Justice major. Lydia started riding at 9-years-old and loves both English and western riding. She has excellent skills with horses, and is a natural leader at EVS with her organization skills and helpful spirit. When not working Lydia loves running, reading and playing the guitar.

Jim Arnold

Jim Arnold, Facility Coordinator

Jim Arnold has been a major contributor to EVS since 1992. Jim oversees purchasing feed and maintenance products for the clinic. He holds both a bachelor degree and masters degree from Sul Ross University. He is respected equine photographer specializing in cutting horse action, stallions and auction photography. Jim is webmaster for multiple organizations and businesses including Equine Veterinary Services. Jim and his wife Teri live in Rowlett, Texas.

Austria with her horses Heri and Boss

Austria Arnold, Communications Coordinator

A life-long equine competitor, Austria Arnold is the EVS Communications Coordinator. A graduate of The Hockaday School in Dallas and a magna cum laude presidential scholar graduate of Baylor University. Austria is currently attending Vanderbilt Law School. She has won multiple titles in the cutting pen including the 2014 National Youth Cutting Horse Association World Championship. In 2016 Austria was named to Team USA for the AQHA Youth World Cup in Tamworth, Australia - where she won both competitions and was crowned the 2016 Youth World Cup Cutting Champion. Over the years Austria has been honored with multiple AQHA awards - including youth high point cutter in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, and 2017. Most recently Austria's gelding Cat About Houston was named the NCHA 2020 Amateur Horse of the Year. Austria plans to eventually practice law, while continuing her cutting horse obsession.

Carroll Brown Arnold

Carroll Brown Arnold, HR/Marketing Director

Carroll Brown Arnold has been involved with EVS since its inception and is married to clinic founder Dr. Kenton H. Arnold. An award winning writer, Carroll has been published in multiple travel and equine publications, and is the former publisher of America's Cutter and America's Barrel Racer magazines. She currently writes for Examiner.com. Carroll is a graduate of Southern Methodist University and has completed graduate work at the University of North Texas. She works with organizations in the non-profit and equine industries, while overseeing the IT, marketing, social media and branding efforts for the equine clinic. Carroll received her first horse as a 16th birthday gift from her parents and went on to fill the next forty years competing in barrel racing, pole bending and cutting horse competitions. Today she enjoys cutting events with her husband and daughter Austria.

Equine Veterinary Services
Raising the Standard in Equine Health

Kenton H. Arnold, DVM
Savannah J. Kimball, DVM
Jennifer Wickline, DVM
505 W. British Flying School Blvd. (FM 2578)
Terrell, Texas 75160
Clinic - 972.524.7075
Fax - 972.563.7053
Emergency - 214.794.4832
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