Jennifer L. Wright, DVM, IVCA
Dr. Wright graduated from Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Magna Cum Laude in 2001. Following graduation, Dr. Wright accepted a position in Chicago, Illinois at a leading referral hospital for equine medicine, surgery, and lameness. In 2004, Dr. Wright moved to the central Virginia area, where she has developed strong client relationships through her dedication to excellent patient care and client service. Though the majority of her practice consists of sports medicine, dentistry, and preventive medicine, she enjoys all aspects of equine veterinary care. Dr. Wright trained at the Chi Institute of Chinese Medicine and Options For Animals College of Animal Chiropractic, and has successfully integrated acupuncture, herbal medicine and chiropractic care with conventional diagnostics and therapies. She is closely involved with the equine community, and frequently participates in local equine educational seminars. Dr. Wright enjoys spending time with her husband Tim, their son Barclay, and their golden retriever.
Molly C. Kaplan, DVM
Dr. Kaplan is originally from Charleston, West Virginia where she grew up riding saddle seat. She continued riding in college for the University of Vermont Equestrian Team for a period of time while completing her undergraduate degrees in Wildlife Biology and Animal Science. Dr. Kaplan earned her veterinary degree from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in sunny St. Kitts, West Indies. Her clinical year was completed at The Ohio State University where she was awarded the Equine Surgery Student of the Year. Dr. Kaplan completed an internship at Blue Ridge Equine Clinic where she had the honor of working under a number of highly talented and experienced veterinarians and technicians. In her spare time, she may be found exploring hiking trails and fly fishing with her dog, Tucker.
Jennifer J. Blum
Jennifer Blum worked for six years as a business manager before pursuing her passion for horses. Jennifer managed a large riding school for 2 years where she was responsible for the routine wellness of 22 horses and assisted in providing veterinary care. She has worked since 2007 as a Veterinary Assistant and is currently enrolled part-time at Penn Foster College in their Veterinary Technician program. Her dedication, work ethic, and passion have made her an important member of the Three Oaks Equine Veterinary Services’ team.
Colleen B. Via
Colleen Via graduated from Virginia Tech with a Bachelors’ degree in Animal Science emphasizing in Equine Studies and Livestock Production, as well as an Associates’ degree in Agribusiness. Currently Colleen lives on an equine boarding facility assisting with the care and wellness of all ages, shapes, and sizes of horses and ponies. She enjoys exhibiting Angus cattle and showing at AQHA shows. Colleen’s sunny disposition, compassion, and education in equine handling and management make her an invaluable addition to the Three Oaks Equine Veterinary Services team!
Timothy S. Wright
Tim Wright was an international competitor on the Canadian Equestrian Team representing Canada at two World Championships. He coached members of both the Canadian and American equestrian teams and wrote a coaching manual published by Sport Canada, the Canadian governing body of national and international sport. Tim set a Canadian record at the 1990 World Equestrian Games hosted in Stockholm, Sweden that was held until the 2010 World Equestrian Games. In addition to his equestrian activities, he has been a highly effective manager with 19+ years of management experience in competitive business sectors. Tim is a team builder and skilled negotiator, with a proactive management style and the ability to analyze and execute. This combination of business management and equestrian experience has made Tim uniquely qualified to be the practice manager of Three Oaks Equine Veterinary Services, PLLC.