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.


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...

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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...

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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)...

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Kelly Sampson, DVM of Sampson Equine Service, IA, USA

Dr. Kelly Sampson, originally from Minnesota, received her veterinary training at the Royal Veterinary College in London, England and Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine where she finished her veterinary education and graduated in 2005...

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Jay Joyce, DVM of Total Equine Vets, VA, USA

Dr. Joyce graduated with Honors from the School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of California, Davis (the #1 ranked vet school by US News and World Report). While in school, he received numerous awards and scholarships. In addition to horses...

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