Dr. Rick Smith has owned Equine Clinic for 20 years. A native of Southwest Missouri, he loves being a veterinarian in the country he grew up in. He has a ranch in Christian county where he enjoys raising children, cattle, and horses.
His hobbies include hunting, fishing, hiking, trail riding, and team roping. His German Shorthairs “Dutch “and “Jaeger” are regular companions on hunting trips. (From left to right Rick, Dutch, Jaeger, Wade, and Rylee)
Dr. Rebecca Braun grew up in central Illinois. She started riding at a young age and enjoyed local English shows. She attended University of Illinois at the Urbanna-Champaign campus where she received her bachelors in Molecular and Cellular Biology. Her veterinary degree was earned at Ohio State University, and she graduated from OSU in 2016. Shortly after completing her degree she moved to southwest Missouri with her husband, Josh, and two dogs, Kirby and Doug. She has been practicing mixed animal medicine up to this point.
Professionally she has a special interest in behavioral medicine, and personally she enjoys riding horses, reading and working on their house near Seymour Missouri.