Equinosis Certified Practitioners

The mission of the Equinosis Practitioner Certification Program is to instill capable and confident objective evaluators and Equinosis Q users by standardizing and defining the skills and knowledge required of those offering objective lameness evaluation services.


Steve Chiasson, DVM, cVMA of Agwest Veterinary Group, Abbotsford, BC, Canada

Steve is originally from Sydney, a small town in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. After pre-vet studies at the Nova Scotia Agricultural College in Truro, he attended the Atlantic Veterinary College in Charlottetown, graduating with Honours in 1995, and has since... Read more →


Clara McShannon, DVM, MRCVS of Pump Lane Equine, UK

Dr. Clara McShannon

About: Clara graduated from the University of Sassari,Sardinia in 2013 and has done a pre degree externship at Peterson and Smith Equine Hospital in Ocala,Florida followed by a post degree elective externship as Vet responsible for Early Post Partum mare care... Read more →


Aloisio (Al) Bueno, MV, MS of Western Veterinary Hospital, San Angelo, TX, USA

About:  Dr. Bueno is a native of Brazil and he received his Veterinary Degree (MV) in 1992 from Unoeste University.  He had two year’s experience in equine private practice before completing one year internship in Equine Medicine & Surgery at Louisiana... Read more →


Maarten Oosterlinck, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ECVSMR, Dipl. ECVS of the University of Ghent, Belgium

Maarten Oosterlinck graduated from Ghent University in 2004 and has gained extensive experience in equine orthopaedics and surgery at the busy department of surgery and anaesthesiology of the faculty of veterinary medicine of Ghent University... Read more →


Nicolás Ansoleaga Pérez, MV of Austral University of Chile, Chile

About: Dr. Ansoleaga graduated from Universidad Austral de Chile (2009, with honors), completed an equine internship and spent two years in private practice in Concepción racecourse in Chile... Read more →


Roland Thaler, VMD, DACVSMR of Metamora Equine, MI, USA

About:  Dr. Roland Thaler graduated from the U. Of Pennsylvania School Of Veterinary Medicine (1986), and completed an internship at the Delaware Equine Center, Cochranville, PA (1988)... Read more →