The NEC team is dedicated to a high standard of management and vigilant care that is reflected in the health of our equine residents and satisfaction of our clients. Each member is experienced in safe handling practices and values physical and mental well being of each horse in the program. From our barn manager to our fitness technicians to our owners – every team member is dedicated to the safety and welfare of your horse.
Owner, NOVA Equestrian Center
Owner, NOVA Equine Fitness Center
A lifelong horseman, Paula has orchestrated the integration of horse health, fitness, veterinary oversight, and medicine to further increase riding longevity and enhance the owner-horse bond. The integration of veterinary-management to an equestrian and fitness center further embodies her commitment to the overall well-being of every horse.
Consulting Veterinarian, NOVA Equine Fitness Center
Owner, Total Equine Veterinary Associates
Certified, Equine Rehabilitation and Performance Veterinarian, Chi University
Dr. Joyce serves the Fitness Center by either directly managing individual horse fitness plans or working very closely with referral veterinarians for reconditioning and rehabilitation plans. Dr. Joyce helps direct the Equestrian Center’s nutrition, health, deworming, and biosecurity programs.
For more about Total Equine Veterinary Associates and Dr. Joyce: www.totalequinevets.com
16 years of riding (Eventers & Jumpers, competing at 1.10m and schooling at 1.35m) 8 years teaching students of all ages and levels at Difficult Run Pony Club, member thru C-3 level
BS, Animal Science and Pre-Vet option – Livestock and Equine Emphasis from VA Tech
Riding for 8 years – Hunters & Eventing
Also works at Total Equine Veterinary Associates
Trains with AQHA Professional Horseman/Trainer, Petey Wright
Barrel racing, Ranch Sorting, Team Penning
NEC Barn Manager
Manual #1 – NEC Facility Manager, resides on-site with his family
Manual #2 – NEC Lead Caretaker
Henry – NEC Caretaker
Christian – NEC Caretaker