DVM, MSHagyard Field Care
Dr. Gould is originally from Hanover County, Virginia, where she grew up riding hunters. She attended undergraduate school at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech, Go Hokies!), completing dual Bachelor of Science degrees in Animal and Poultry Sciences and Biology. She then went on to graduate school at University of Kentucky, where her studies focused on equine parasitology. Dr. Gould returned to Blacksburg, Virginia to attend the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine and earned her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 2015.
After graduation, Dr. Gould completed a yearlong combined hospital and ambulatory internship at Blue Ridge Equine Clinic in Earlysville, Virginia, during which she found her affinity for sports medicine. She completed a second internship, focused on sport horse practice, with Dr. Duncan Peters and Dr. Lori Bidwell at East-West Equine Sports Medicine; during this time, she became a FEI treating veterinarian and served as an official show veterinarian for the Great Lakes Equestrian Festival. From 2017 to 2019, Dr. Gould was an associate veterinarian for Foxwood Equine Sports Medicine. While working for Foxwood, she completed acupuncture training at the Chi Institute. She’s also had the pleasure of working with clients in multiple states at multiple shows