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  • Dr.
    Chantal Rothschild
    DVM Diplomate ACVIM

    Dr. Rothschild graduated from Veterinary School in 1999, completed a 2-year Equine Medicine and Surgery Internship at Brazos Valley Equine Hospital in Texas in 2001 and a 3-year Residency Program in Equine Internal Medicine in 2004 at Washington State University (yes she is a Cougar!). At this time, she passed her Specialty Board Certification and became a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine. Way before all these degrees, hard studying and acronyms after her name, Dr. Rothschild was a child born with the “horse bug”. She started riding before she could walk and has never stopped! When a young child she rode mostly English, showing Dressage and Jumping. Then she discovered Western riding and did all kinds of modalities but being a “Rodeo Pick-up Girl” was her favorite… Well together with working cattle! During Veterinary School (mostly in Brazil but some in Germany and England) Dr. Rothschild began training and competing Endurance horses. This involved a lot of physiology and horse fitness learning for the long rides (5-10 hours) which was very different than anything else she had done. From a veterinary stand point it was very engaging and required a lot of studying and learning. And let’s not forget: exhausting too! After obtaining her DVM degree in 1999 she was invited to go to Texas to work at a large Equine Sports Medicine Hospital. The plan was for her to stay 1-year then return home to Brazil. One year, became 2-years of internship (doing lot’s of surgeries and breeding work too), then this became 3 additional years of Equine Internal Medicine Residency at Washington State University then a couple more years of Research into Equine Piroplasmosis, then private practice for 9 more years in the Seattle area and then… RED ROCK EQUINE VETERINARY! Here we are! Now accompanied by a husband, 3 children, 2 cats, dogs, 2 Quarter-Horses, 1 Marchador horse that came imported from Brazil, 2 miniature mules (one is a dwarf), and the occasional additional rescues that come and go. Don’t think my family back home is still waiting for me! I am happy here and love living in the Pacific Northwest! This is my home now. As you can see from above, Dr. Rothschild has been well trained in Equine Sports Medicine, Surgery, Dentistry, Breeding and much more extensively in Internal Medicine. This area of Veterinary Medicine includes all the internal diseases such as undiagnosed sicknesses, unexplained weight loss, hormonal and metabolic derangements and its secondary complications (Laminitis), Cancer, Kidney/Liver and GI tract diseases, Muscle and Nutritional disorders (EPSM/PSSM, tying-up, Selenium deficiencies), more severe eye problems (uveitis, glaucoma, cataract, for example) and neurological conditions such as Wobblers, West Nile, EPM, herpesvirus, etc… Oh! And of course one of her favorites: baby foals!!!

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