Dr. Carol Sabo
Carol has been an equine veterinarian since her graduation from Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine in 1985. While Carol founded the practice in 1997, she has transitioned from practicing full time to managing the practice. Her love for business has now expanded to a coffee shop on the Eastern Shore of Virginia, Machipongo Trading Company. In her free time, she enjoys hanging out with her husband and two children, kayaking on the Chesapeake Bay and has taken up running (slowly) as her new hobby.
Dr. Jennifer French
Jennifer is the daughter of an Army major and grew up in Ethiopia and the Middle East before her parents settled in the U.S. Virgin Islands, where she participated in Pony Club. She is a 2000 graduate of the College of Veterinary Medicine at the Ohio State University. Jenn completed an equine medicine and surgery internship at Las Colinas Veterinary Center outside of Dallas, Texas. Although she enjoys all aspects of equine practice, Jenn has a particular interest in digital imaging. She lives in Marshall with her cat, Cassie.
Dr. Jenny Alonge
Jenny, a native of Canton, Mississippi, graduated in 2002 from Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine and completed a large animal medicine and surgery internship at Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine. During vet school, she spent summers working at Peterson and Smith and Ocala Equine Hospitals, both in Ocala, Florida. She has taken a special interest in ophthalmology and has been focusing her continuing education in that direction. Jenny lives in Gainesville with her husband Jason and two cats, Jack and Casey.
Dr. Katy Cilinski
Katy graduated from Va Md Regional College of Veterinary Medicine in 2001 and started her practice life in Fredericksburg, VA. She has extensive training in dentistry and is certified in acupuncture and Veterinary Spinal Manipulative Therapy (chiropractic). She especially enjoys sport horse medicine. When not at work, she can be found working out at the gym or baking delicious treats in her kitchen. She lives in Warrenton with her dog Snowman and parrot, Bailey.
Dr. Linda Neimeier
Linda, a 1997 graduate of Va Md Regional College of Vet Med, has been with Haymarket Veterinary Service since Carol opened the practice. She has trained two dogs to be FEMA certified search and rescue dogs. Linda now works full time as a Fairfax County Firefighter/Paramedic. She spends any free time she may be found working on her boarding business, designing a new cross country course, and riding her horses. She still works occasionally on the road, and her appointments book up well in advance.
Dr. Melinda Freckleton
Melinda is a 2002 graduate of Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine and a native of western New York State. After an internship, she joined Haymarket in 2003. Although Melinda’s favorite areas of practice are geriatrics, endocrinology and podiatry, she still likes the younger horses too. If this does not keep her busy enough, Melinda has worked on an AAEP task forces, is a past president of the VAEP, volunteers regularly for therapeutic riding, and rides dressage. Melinda and her fiance Jenny live in Catlett on their busy little farm with their daughter, as well as an assortment of dogs, cats and horses.
Dr. Jessica Williamson
Jessica is a native of Augusta, Georgia and a 2004 graduate of the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine. She completed an equine medicine and surgery internship at the Equine Medical Center of Ocala in June 2005. It was there she developed her interest in digital imaging. She lives in Catlett with her dogs, Frankie (found during hurricane Frances) and Raleigh (found on the road in Raleigh, NC), her two cats, Gambet and Reagan.She enjoys drawing and painting and generally being in the great outdoors, especially with her horse Rugby.
Dr. Leslie Rhodes
Leslie graduated from Va Md Regional College of Veterinary Medicine in 2008 and then completed an equine medicine and surgery internship with Blue Ridge Equine Clinic in Charlottesville, VA. Leslie has been with HVS since 2002 when she began to work here as an assistant prior to attending vet school. She is a native of Culpeper, VA and now lives in Manassas, with her husband George and their two young sons, and a very tolerant cat Indy. When not at work, she enjoys spending time with her family.