Our Staff

Dr. Sara Perkins

Dr. Sara Perkins graduated from the Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2000. Dr. Perkins then interned at the highly esteemed Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington, KY. She went on to the University of California at Davis to study and work with the equine internal medicine group. She started Equine Medical Services in 2003.

Sara grew up riding show jumpers under the instruction of Terrie Hook who was a great influence in her life. She also rode the cutting horses that her father bred and competed on. Sara decided to become a vet after losing her first horse, Vandy. Her current riding interests include dressage, fox hunting, trail riding,  and polo. She is the proud owner of a Lusitano Stallion, a growing string of polo ponies and, of course, a token mini.


Holly Rydman

Holly Rydman was born and raised in the Pacific Northwest. She attended Pacific Lutheran University and graduated in 1994 with a BA in Health and Fitness Management. She then began working at PLU and started earning her masters degree. Holly has put her management skills to good use managing the offices of seafood companies, several construction companies, a recreation center and now Equine Medical Services.

Holly got her first horse at age 13, but was a horse crazed little girl long before that. Holly is married, has 4 children and currently lives on a small 10 acre farm with her dogs, cat, goats and of course numerous horses. In her spare time, Holly can be found trail riding or chasing cows with her Paint, showing her Gypsy Vanner and Arab, watching one of her thoroughbreds race and spending time with her kids - ie taxiing them to their various activities. When Holly needs to relax she enjoys quilting, reading, photography or heading to Alaska to spend time with her husband on their crab boat.


Brittany Husser

Brittany Husser was born and raised in Washington state. Her love of horses began at the young age of 4 years old. At age 10 Brittany’s parent purchased her first horse. She began showing in 4H soon after and continued in WAHSET and Washington State Horseman. Brittany has training horse in many disciplines including western pleasure, english and barrel racing. In 2011 Brittany started working for Cedar Hill Training Center in Yelm WA. There she developed her training skills even further showing on some of the top circuits including Pinto Horse of America and The Arabian Horse Association. In addition, Brittany began giving riding lessons and coaching clinics for children. Brittany has two horse of her own, River and Elsa. IN her spare time she enjoys continuing to work with Cedar Hill, giving lessons, riding her horses and most importantly spending time with family and the love of her life, her son Raylan.