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The Expert Team at MEC

Dr. Grant D. Myhre B.S., D.V.M.: Growing up on his family's mid-west farm, Dr. Myhre, has built on his general knowledge of horses. After graduating from Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine he completed his Large Animal/Surgery internship at the College of Veterinary Medicine in Colorado and a two-year residency at Cornell University. He launched his career as a surgeon (and later, hospital director), leading the Rochester Equine Clinic to the forefront of veterinary medicine.  With the expansion of Sports and Nuclear Medicine the state-of-the-art hospital now carries the rightful name "Myhre Equine Clinic". MEC offers the most experienced veterinary surgeons, diagnosticians and highly educated staff in the newly renovated hospital including the only nuclear medicine center and Computer Assisted Tomography (C.A.T. scan brochure).

Following his passion for teaching, Dr. Myhre, became an Adjunct Professor at the University of New Hampshire and the University of Massachusetts. As an executive board member, he has helped to lead the American Association of Equine Practitioners, heading various committees including Practice Management, Constitution & Bylaws, Audit & Budget, Hospital Management and the Ethics Committee. Dr. Myhre, has been honored as a Director of the NH Horse Council, NH Thoroughbred Breeder's Association, NH Farm Museum and continues on the board for the NH Care & Facilities Fund and the NH Equestrian Academy. He was selected by AHSA as their representing veterinarian from New York to New England and for more than ten years he was the NH State Veterinarian.

Enjoying more than three decades of quality service, Dr. Myhre has been instrumental in the continued success of MEC and the equine complex as a whole. Complex owner, Dr. Myhre, continues as the senior surgeon and hospital director. Wentworth Hunt member, Dr. Myhre is an avid equestrian and enjoys Fox Hunting, Hunter Pacing and trail riding. (click here to visit Dr. Myhre's biography page)


Dr. VinRon Vin, DVM, Dip ACVIM (LAIM): Dr. Vin graduated from the Koret School of Veterinary Medicine, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel in 1996. He has trained in large animal medicine between 1997 & 2002, working with the Rochester/Myhre Equine Clinic (as an intern and a staff veterinarian) and at Tufts University Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine (as a research fellow and a resident in large animal medicine). Dr. Vin is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM). 

Following his residency at Tufts University, Dr. Vin founded 'Equine Diagnostics', a mobile unit providing referral diagnostic services to equine practitioners throughout New England. In 2005, Dr. Vin joined Dr. Paul Schwartz at the Center for Veterinary Care, Millbrook and became the Director of their equine division.

Dr. Vin's main clinical interests are emergency and critical care, neurologic, gastrointestinal, respiratory diseases and diagnostic ultrasound. Internationally featured, Dr. Vin has presented at the AVMA Convention, Equine Affaire and to the Israeli Association of Equine Practitioners. In 2007, Dr. Vin was a featured keynote speaker at the MEC Annual Veterinary/Technician Conference with Dr. Sue Dyson. He has authored/coauthored articles that have been published by the Journal of Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care and the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.

During his free time, Dr. Vin enjoys spending time with his family, reading, running with his dog, Benji and horseback riding.


Kathryn Wakeman, B.S., C.V.T: Originally from Kingston, NH, Kathryn grew up loving horses. At the age of 10, she got the perfect Christmas present, her first horse "Bucky". The two made memories competing at Open shows until Kathryn left for Otterbein College in Columbus, Ohio. While at Otterbein, Kathryn also attended Columbus State Community College where she earned her Veterinary Technician Certification. Kathryn was an active member of the IHSA Hunt Seat and the Eventing teams. She even squeezed in working for a top H/J show facility including a season at WEF. Kathryn double majored in Equine Veterinary Technology and Equine Business Management graduating in 2005. Kathryn is certified nationally after passing the National Veterinary Technician Exam. Currently, she resides in Newburyport, MA with her two cats, dog, (retired) "Bucky" and her new Eventer/Jumper, "Calloway".  She and "Calloway" compete regularly in Novice level Events and Jumper shows.
Myhre Equine Clinic ? P.O. Box 1673 ? Rochester, N.H. 03867

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