Reba Fishman, Practice Manager
Reba Fishman joined Equine Therapies as Practice Manager in September of 2002. She began riding at age 7 and has been hooked ever since. In addition to a lifelong relationship with horses; riding, owning, and showing, Reba has dedicated her career to the Equine Veterinary Industry. Reba graduated from Earlham College in 2000 with a Bachelor’s degree in Human Development and Social Relations with a focus on Business. She earned her Executive MBA level Certification from Oculus Insights in 2019 for Veterinary Practice Management and continues to foster her education and collaboration within the Equine Industry. Reba lives in Franklin with her husband, two kids, and Dory the pug.
Michele Battelle, Veterinary Assistant
Michele has been with Equine Therapies since the fall of 2014. She began riding at age 7, and started teaching at age 14. Throughout her junior years she showed many horses in the hunters, jumpers, and equitation with success. She has had the honor of riding and working with many legendary professionals including Gordon Wright, George Morris, Judy Ritcher, and Daphne & Denny Dennehy. She has taught, trained and shown horses for the duration in both her own businesses and for others. Her career has taken her across the country and back, and along the way she has had many great horses, dogs, cats, and even a raccoon. Horses are in her blood and now she continues to expand her knowledge with Dr. Liz Maloney.
Kristin Logan, Veterinary Assistant
Kristin is working with us to deliver FES treatments. She became an LMT in 2001, and then a CESMT after attending Animal Dynamics in Ocala, Florida. She has attended two equine cadaver labs at Tufts University, and worked at Belmont Medical associates for three years alongside chiropractors and physical therapists. The focus of her practice has been working with humans and horses to help them function at their best. Kristin lives in central Massachusetts with her husband, horse, and puppy on a small farm where she regularly fosters for MSPCA at Nevins Farm and Tiny Tigers Feline Rescue. She is very happy to be a part of such a dynamic veterinary practice with one of her horse's favorite vets, Dr. Maloney.
Rebecca Deziel, Billing & Client Care Coordinator
Rebecca McKenna joined our team in September of 2015. She comes to us with over 20 years of experience in customer service and administrative excellence. Rebecca has a natural love of animals and while she prefers to keep her feet out of the stirrups, she has a life-long respect of horses. Rebecca is a devoted mother and grandmother and adopted a mixed breed dog named Ava.
Rena Desmond, Makes Cents Bookkeeping & Business Consulting
Rena joined the team in February 2016 to maintain the bookkeeping and human resource functions. With over 30 years of business operations experience, Rena has worked for several large corporations. She has owned and operated her own businesses, currently her bookkeeping and business consulting with clients ranging from the construction trades, equine boarding and training facilities, and of course veterinarian services. She rides and trains in dressage, currently with her Oldenberg gelding Jinx.
Natalie Rowat, Barn Manager
Natalie started her riding career at age 7, which quickly led to her passion of working with horses. A 2015 graduate of Norfolk Aggie with a concentration in Animal Science, Natalie went on to study Equine Business Management at UNH. Throughout high school, she maintained a four-stall backyard barn, where she was able to work with horses first-hand. In May 2018, Natalie joined Equine Therapies as barn manager/ professional groom with her dog, Hazel, working right by her side.