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, Lustitano mare and a growing string of polo ponies.


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, 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.


Desiree Pierpoint

Desi has been a vet tech for 8 years. She enjoys western riding especially when cattle is involved. Her passion for animals, especially horses is what led her to the veterinary field and Equissage work. She has2 Australian cattle dogs and 2 kids, a horse and a mini.

Jennifer Robinson

Jennifer Robinson was born and raised in Northern California. She grew up working for Arabian horse farms, and has owned and loved horses her entire life. She has been a vet tech, off and on, since 2004. She loves trail riding her horses, horse camping, and goes as often as time allows. She is owned by four rescue cats, 11 chickens, and two horses!