Keeping the Equine Athlete at Optimal Performance.
Dr. Bell completed his undergraduate coursework at New Mexico State University where he received a degree in Animal Science while conducting research in nutritional toxicology for both the University and the USDA. Dr. Bell received his DVM from the University of California, Davis in 2008 where he focused on Equine Medicine and Surgery. Following graduation Dr. Bell completed a one-year internship in equine lameness, surgery, and medicine at Littleton Equine Medical Center in Littleton, Colorado.
Upon completion of his Internship, Dr. Bell took a position as an equine associate for Napa Valley Veterinary Hospital in Napa, CA where he practiced for 2 years prior to starting Centennial Equine Sports Medicine. Dr. Bell has long held an interest in biomechanics, lameness diagnosis and diagnostic imaging. Through his sport horse experience Dr. Bell has realized the important role that equine chiropractic can play in optimizing the performance and soundness of the equine athlete. Dr. Bell attended the Options for Animals College of Animal Chiropractic course in Wellsville, Kansas in 2011. He is certified by the International Veterinary Chiropractic Association.
Dr. Harris received a B.S. in microbiology from the University of California, San Diego. She graduated from the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine in 2008. She worked for three years as an associate veterinarian in a sports medicine practice in the San Francisco Bay area before starting Centennial Equine Sports Medicine in 2011.
Dr. Harris’ veterinary interests include lameness, ophthalmology, reproductive medicine, and anesthesia. She is also interested in veterinary acupuncture and will be pursuing futher education in that field in the next year.
Dr. Harris’ riding background includes three-day-eventing and hunter/jumper disciplines. She is also interested in Holsteiner horse breeding and hopes to have her first filly in the jumper ring soon.
It’s a wonderful feeling to know that your vets truly care about the outcome for both you and your horse. Dr. Bell and Dr. Harris are always available – in fact, I think I’ve only had to leave a message on their phone one time!
They go out of their way to make sure that both you and your horse are mentally, emotionally, and physically supported. From cutting-edge technology, exceptional skills and education to their personal care and attention to each horse and human in their practice, Dr. Bell and Dr. Harris of Centennial Equine Sports Medicine are the epitome of excellence in veterinary care.