Ocean State Equine Associates

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Our Staff

Veterinarians

Hollie Stillwell, DVMDr. Hollie Stillwell is originally from Narragansett, Rhode Island. Dr. Stillwell attended the University of Rhode Island where she received a B.S. and M.S. in Animal Science with special emphasis in endocrinology in 1994. After earning her veterinary degree from Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine in 1998, Dr. Stillwell completed a one-year internship at Millbrook Equine Veterinary Clinic in New York. She is the managing partner of OSEA and enjoys many aspects of equine medicine. Dr. Stillwell does have a special interest in equine reproduction. In her treasured spare time she enjoys surfing, gardening, snowboarding and just hanging around with her husband, Enda, and sons, Cathal and Daire.


Enda Currid, MVBDr. Enda Currid was born in the northwest region of Ireland and graduated from the University College Dublin School of Veterinary Medicine in 1994. After a one-year internship in Large Animal Surgery at U.C. Dublin in 1995, he moved to the United States to begin a three year residency in Large Animal Surgery at Tufts University in Grafton, Massachusetts. Dr. Currid joined the practice in 1998. He and his wife purchased the practice in 2001. He is the staff surgeon and his special interests are lameness and sports medicine. He is currently working toward accreditation with the International Society for Equine Locomotor Pathology (ISELP). Though time is limited, Dr. Currid enjoys hiking, fishing and snowboarding with his wife and spending time with his sons, Cathal and Daire.


Megan Graham, BVetMedDr. Megan Graham was born and raised on Martha’s Vineyard. She discovered her passion for horses at a young age and has competed through Prix St. George level dressage. Dr. Graham attended the Royal Veterinary College in London. After graduating in 2008, she pursued her interest in lameness and sport horse medicine with an internship at Fairfield Equine Associates in Newtown, Connecticut. Dr. Graham joined OSEA in 2009 upon completion of her internship. She is certified in Equine Acupuncture through the Chi Institute of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine.  She is currently studying equine spinal manipulation (chiropractic) at the Integrative Veterinary Medical Institute and will be certified this December.  When she is not working, Dr. Graham enjoys traveling, reading, cooking and spending time with her husband Bryan, step kids Reese and Colby, son, Carey and daughter Emerson.


Tessa Lumley DVM

Dr. Tessa Lumley is a California native from the Monterey Bay. She ventured east in 2010 to attend Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine where she earned her DVM in 2014. After graduating, Dr. Lumley went on to complete a one-year internship program at New England Equine Medical & Surgical Center in Dover, New Hampshire where she developed special interests in emergency and critical care, internal medicine and diagnostic imaging. In her spare time Dr. Lumley enjoys cooking, hiking, running and spending time with her husband, Rich.


Anne Marie Skiffington, DVMDr. Anne Marie Skiffington is originally from Brockton, Massachusetts. As a native New Englander she is "wicked" excited to be back in the area that she grew up in. Dr. Skiffington developed her passion of veterinary medicine when she was a kid on the backside at the racetrack. She attended St. George’s University School of Veterinary Medicine in which she spent her clinical year at Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine. After graduation, Dr. Skiffington completed a one-year internship at Ocean State Equine and continued on as an associate veterinarian.  Dr. Skiffington has a special interest in lacerations, respiratory medicine and diagnostic imaging. In her free time she enjoys, horseback riding, baking and watching movies.


Dr. Kate Frazier is originally from Bristol, Connecticut. She grew up riding hunter jumpers and knew that she wanted to pursue a career in equine veterinary medicine from a young age. She received her Bachelors of Science from the University of New Hampshire and then continued on to attain her veterinary degree from Cornell University. She has a special interest in lameness, dentistry, and wellness. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her horse, PA, and her dog, Nessie. She is excited to be a part of the team at Ocean State.


Dr. Katrina Glaude is originally from Pelham, New Hampshire. She attended Atlantic Veterinary College and is excited to be moving back to New England. She is ecstatic to be joining the team as a veterinary intern. Her special interests include wellness, dentistry and reproduction. In her free time, she enjoys going hiking, snowshoeing, riding her horse, Tom, walking her dogs, Max and Rogue and spending quality time with her fiancé, Alex.


Administrative Staff

Monica Leech Practice ManagerMonica Leech is our Practice Manager and all around go-to gal. A local Rhode Islander, Monica has worked at Ocean State Equine Associates since she was young (over thirteen years) and adds a wealth of knowledge to our front office staff. When in doubt, ask Monica! In her spare time, Monica enjoys riding her ponies Jelly Bean and Fiona as well as sinking money into her expensive pet horse, Tommy. She has a Brussels Griffon, Gideon, a Border Collie mix, Skyler, and a barn cat named Johnny Cash.


Beth Gannites Office ManagerBeth Gannites, our Office and Facility Manager, has worked in the veterinary field since 1992 and has experience in both companion animal and equine medicine. Beth has ridden and shown horses through many disciplines from childhood into her mid-twenties. In her spare time, Beth enjoys spending time with her daughter, Emma, and her boxer, Newton.


Allison Thibodeau SecretaryAllison Thibodeau is the friendly voice of our front office. She is originally from Massachusetts and has had horses her entire life. Her riding experience is diverse, from pony hunters to cutting horses. In her spare time, Allison paints and draws when not wrangling her animals or three children.


 

Technicians

 

Lindsey Bragantin is from Warren, Rhode Island. She attended CCRI for three years, taking courses in general studies. She is an avid equestrian, riding and showing in hunt seat, hunter/jumpers and most recently, dressage. Lindsey volunteers at the Greenlock Therapeutic Riding Center and is working toward her Massachusetts state instructors license. She enjoys spending time with and training her miniature horse, Apple Jack, who hopes to be a therapy mini one day. Away from horses, Lindsey enjoys spending time with her two German Shepards and her family and friends.


 

Farm Staff

Kris Thomson Farm ManagerKris Thomson is the farm manager at our North Scituate location. She is a Rhode Island native and has ridden and worked with horses since she was a mere toddler. She has competed in western, dressage, and jumpers, and spent some time riding racehorses as a kid. More recently she has taught lessons, and trained horses for the past sixteen years at a local barn. In her spare time, she likes to entertain her two Beagle cross rescues, Olivia and Octavia, and to be entertained by her rescued Redbone Coonhound, Emily.


Jessica Duva

Jessica Duva is originally from New York and has had a passion for horses her entire life. She has ridden and competed in the hunter jumper world for twenty years. Jessica graduated from Johnson and Wales University in 2012 with a Bachelor’s degree in Equine Business Management. She enjoys riding her horses and spending time with family, friends and her dogs in her spare time.



Deb Russo

Debbie Russo works along with our farm manager at the North Scituate location.  She was raised in Rhode Island and is local to North Scituate.  Debbie has a farming background and has been around horses and animals since she was a child.  When Debbie is not at the farm or running her own business, she enjoys spending time with her family. 



Mickey Rodent Control Cute Kitty CatMickey is the Superintendent of Pest Control at our farm on Winsor Avenue in North Scituate, Rhode Island. He also serves on the board of directors for the CEM quarantine welcoming committee.

 

 

2205 Providence Pike 
North Smithfield, RI

Phone: 401-766-6578  |  Fax: 401-769-6375

March 15th - October 14th

Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm

Saturday 8am - 12pm

October 15th - March 14th

Monday - Friday  8am - 4pm

Saturday 8am - 12pm

Emergency service 24 hours/365 days