Richard Mosier, DVM

Dr. Richard Mosier was raised on a farm in Northwest Kansas.  He attended college at Kansas State University where he received his B.S. degree in 1971 and his DVM in 1974. During college he served two externships in equine practices at Woonsocket, Rhode Island and Dallas, Texas. After graduation he joined Dr. Frances Reedy in Eugene, Oregon at the practice that is now the current Del Oeste Equine Hospital.  Dr. Mosier was an associate for 2 years before he became a partner in 1976.  Dr Mosier is a professional in all areas of large animal medicine.   In his spare time he enjoys  woodworking, gardening and fixing odds and ends.

 

 

Chris Camp, DVM

Dr. Chris Camp was born in Texas and raised in Oregon. He is a 1991 graduate of the College of Veterinary Medicine at Oregon State University. He worked in the Corvallis/Albany area for several years before deciding to specialize in equine medicine and surgery.  In 1994  Dr. Camp moved to Eugene and joined Del Oeste Equine Hospital and later became a full partner. Dr. Camp's primary focus in veterinary practice is sports medicine, including lameness diagnosis and treatment, imaging, acupuncture, and dentistry. Dr. Camp's professional goals are to provide progressive medical care to his patients and excellent communication with his clients. In his free time Dr. Camp enjoys spending time with his family and his horses.  His hobbies include: skiing, hiking, golf, and fly fishing.

 

 

Brett Lemhouse, DVM

Dr. Brett Lemhouse graduated in the spring of 1988 from Oregon State University School of Veterinary Medicine, after which he joined the staff at Del Oeste Equine Hospital.   His professional interests include large animal surgery, medicine, food animal production and husbandry. He is actively involved with the Oregon Veterinary Emergency Response Team, 4-H, and Junction City Schools and Community. He enjoys raising and growing his own farm products.   His other interest and hobbies center around his family and children and of course, Beaver football!

 

 

Kathy Connell, DVM

Dr. Kathy Connell was raised in Northern Illinois.   She graduated from the University of Illinois in Veterinary Medicine in 1993.   She then completed a surgical internship at Petersen & Smith Equine Hospital in Ocala, Florida.  In 1994 she joined Don Ryker, DVM and Associates in Ortonville, Michigan where she worked for 15 years.  She moved to Eugene and joined Del Oeste Equine Hospital in August 2008.   Dr. Connell has been a huge asset to our team.   She is accepting evening appointment Mondays, Tuesday, Thursdays, and Fridays from 4-8 PM.   She likes the variety found in the ambulatory practice.   In her free time she enjoys scuba diving, drawing, and hiking with her dogs.

 

 

Jackie Hamper
Office Manager/Bookeeper

Jackie joined our team at Del Oeste Equine Hospital in September 2012.    She was born and raised in Oregon.  She is an experienced bookkeeper and keeps our office organized and running smoothly.   Her favorite hobby is barrel racing.   She belongs to OBRA and the BRND and hauls and rides at barrel races around the Northwest along with her daughters.  She also enjoys being with family, working in her yard, bicycling, fishing, camping, and her Border Collie “Tippy”. 

 

 

 

Rhea Turner, A.A.S.
Inventory Manager/Social Media and Web

Rhea joined our team at Del Oeste Equine Hospital in December  2008.   She has worked in the equine veterinary field for over thirteen years.   At age 3 she fell in love with her first pony "Bunny" and she says “that is where it all began”.  Since then she has been showing and breeding horses coupled with writing for Saddle and Bridle Magazine as their Northwest editor.  In her spare time away from horses she is passionate about traveling to film festivals, design, and working on films.   She enjoys time with her family and snuggling with her wonderful Australian Shepherd "Murphy".

 

 

Julie Pardovich
Receptionist

Julie joined Del Oeste Equine Hospital in January 2014.  

 

 

 

 

Crystal Hartwig
Veterinary Technician

Crystal joined Del Oeste Equine Hospital in November 2001.  She was born and raised on a farm in Oregon with cattle and horses.    She attended Linn Benton Community College for Animal Technology and Horse Management.   Crystal got her first pony and started riding when she was 3 years old and has never stopped.   She belongs to OBRA and the BRND and hauls along with her mom to barrel races around the Northwest.    She trains and rides horses in her spare time for other people along with conditioning and taking care of her own.   She works with leather and crafts beautiful equine tack.  She also enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter, hunting, and fishing.  

 

Katie Hardin
Veterinary Technician

Katie joined Del Oeste Equine Hospital in June 2013.  

 

 

Felicia Wilson
Veterinary Technician

Felicia joined Del Oeste Equine Hospital in February 2014.