Alicia Foley, DVM MS DACVIM
Equanimity Equine Internal Medicine is led by Dr. Alicia Foley a board-certified specialist in large animal internal medicine. Dr. Foley was born and raised in Kansas. After graduation from the University of Findlay Equine Studies program she trained reining horses and managed a Quarter Horse breeding program in the Mid-Hudson Valley of New York.
After 9/11 she decided to pursue a growing interest in Equine Internal Medicine. She received her DVM from Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2009. She completed her residency in Internal Medicine at the Marion DuPont Scott Equine Medical Center in Leesburg, Virginia in 2013.
Dr. Foley's master's thesis research involved the bacterium Rhodococcus equi, a cause of pneumonia in foals, as well as aerosol therapy.
She achieved board-certification from the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in Large Animal Internal Medicine in 2014. She has been working in the North-Texas area since 2014. Her areas of interest include: perinatology, neonatology, ophthalmology, neurology and diseases of the respiratory and gastrointestinal systems.
Equanimity Equine Internal Medicine serves both veterinarian and horse owner with innovative yet pragmatic medicine, exceptional communication, impeccable integrity and honesty.
We strive to assist with diagnostic evaluation and treatment of tough cases, serve as a sounding board for another opinion, provide whole health assessment on the individual and herd level as well as providing a best practices plan for large farms.
We firmly believe that the best care for any horse occurs collegially with your veterinary team.
What is Equanimity?
It was used in the 17th century to convey a fairness or justness of judgement. More modernly is has been used to suggest keeping a cool head under pressure and has evolved into an extended sense of balance and harmony.