Dr. Stacy Gravelle is the founder and owner of Four Seasons Equine Veterinary Service in Orange, VA. She always wanted to be a veterinarian and developed her passion for horses when she started riding at the age of 6.
In her youth, she showed English and Western in local shows, 4-H shows, county fairs, A rated shows, and AQHA shows. During her undergraduate degree, she rode on her equestrian team and showed on the intercollegiate team. While pursuing her veterinary degree, she rode at an eventing farm in Australia.
Dr. Gravelle graduated from Siena College in 2007 with a Bachelors in Biology. Next she undertook a Masters program in Psychology and received her diploma in 2010 from the University of Phoenix. In 2014, she graduated from the University of Sydney in Australia with a BVSc (equivalent to a DVM). She attended the Chi Institute and became certified in veterinary acupuncture in 2016 and was certified in spinal manipulation (chiropractic) in 2017. She has a strong interest in holistic medicine and equine physical rehabilitation.
She enjoys riding her horses, Kasper and Bobby, hiking, kayaking, traveling, and spending time with her 2 dogs, Stella and Lani, 4 cats, Duncan, Lucky, Mr. Chang, and Socks, and goat, Dougie.
She s a member of the AAEP, AVMA, AATCVM, AAVA, AHVMA, and the VAEP.
Four Seasons Equine Veterinary Service came to be called this because traditional Chinese veterinary medicine focuses around 5 seasons- spring, summer, late summer, autumn, and winter. It believes that the body's system are one integrated and balanced whole. Everything is interdependent and mutually interactive. Balance and harmony is very important.
Four Seasons Equine Veterinary Service is a holistic, whole body, integrated practice that treats the entire animal not just focusing on one problem and equine veterinarians work year round, in all types of weather , the name seemed to fit.
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