Dr. Michael Farwick, D.V.M. Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
Dr. Farwick is a 1991 graduate of The Ohio State University College of Medicine. In 1980 he joined Lebanon Equine Clinic, following in his fathers footsteps. Dr. Dan Farwick started LEC in 1958. He has a special interest in lameness, particularly relating to racetrack cases and ultrasound. Dr. Farwick lives in Loveland with his wife, Lisa and children Jake, Nate and Sydney. His hobbies include: water skiing, golf, running and spending time with his family. You are invited to email Dr. Farwick regarding appointment availability and questions at firstname.lastname@example.org or 513-383-5474.
Dr. Bryan McNabb, D.V.M. Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
Dr. McNabb is a 2003 graduate of The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Growing up in the Cincinnati area, he was a member of the United States Pony Club and competed in dressage, cross country, show jumping and polo. Dr. McNabb was the four-year president of his class as well as being honored as the most outstanding student for “Excellence in Equine Medicine and Surgery.” Dr. McNabb most enjoys the diagnosis and treatment of challenging lameness issues of the performance horse and medical cases. He currently is enjoying being an active member of the Camargo Fox Hunting Club. You are invited to email or call Dr. McNabb regarding appointment availability and questions at email@example.com or 513-383-3832
Dr. Allison (Allie) Plettner, D.V.M. Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
Dr. Allie Plettner is a 2016 graduate of The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine where she graduated Summa Cum Laude and was the delegate for the Student Chapter of the AVMA. She is a graduate of the University of Virginia where she studied Biomedical Engineering and was a coxswain for the Virginia Men’s Rowing Team. She grew up in Cincinnati where she competed her horses in three day eventing, dressage, and hunter-jumpers. She began foxhunting when she was 13 and is still an active member of the Camargo Hunt.
Prior to returning to Cincinnati, Dr. Plettner completed a rotating equine veterinary internship at the Ocala Equine Hospital in Florida. During the internship, she rotated between hospital and ambulatory services. She was in charge of hospital patient care and assisting in surgery for over 1200 elective surgery cases seen throughout the year. On ambulatory service, she worked extensively with race horses in training and high level sport horses with significant exposure to lameness, sales work, reproduction, general wellness and emergency services. She has a special interest in lameness and sports medicine for the equine athlete.
Dr. McMinn (previously Webb) is a 2019 graduate of The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine. She completed her undergraduate degree at California Lutheran University where she studied Biological Sciences, and was president of her pre-veterinary club. She grew up riding horses in sunny Southern California about 35 miles north of Los Angeles, where she competed in hunters and jumpers, and worked as an assistant trainer. Prior to vet school she worked as a vet assistant for large equine hospital owned by a boarded equine surgeon and internal medicine veterinarian. Her job included assistance with ambulatory work, overnight patient care, emergency referrals, lamenesses, reproduction services, colic and elective surgeries. She began working there in hopes to become a registered vet tech, but her love of horses quickly evolved into a passion for veterinary medicine and she decided to pursue veterinary school. While in veterinary school at Ohio State she fell in love with the beautiful green Ohio countryside and she dreams of owning a farm here someday. In her free time she enjoys being active outdoors with her two labradors, golfing, riding horses, and exploring the city!
Melissa lives in Batavia with her husband, Chris, and dog Bella. A life-long animal and horse lover, she grew up in Clermont County showing hunter-jumpers at local shows and in 4-H. She graduated in 2018 from UC Blue Ash Veterinary Technology program. In her free time, Melissa volunteers with GRRAND Golden Retriever Rescue that re-homes and rescues Golden Retrievers in need, and on the Pine Ridge Lakota Reservation in South Dakota bringing needed supplies to the residents and animals that reside on the reservation.
Julie Cracolici, Inventory Manager
Julie returned to Lebanon Equine Clinic in 2014 as Inventory Manager after working as a vet assistant with LEC from 2007 – 2010. Julie has a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the University of Cincinnati’s College Conservatory of Music and is certified by the American Association of Equine Veterinary Technicians and Assistants. Julie and her husband live on a farm in Oregonia with a group of rescued animals including a retired racehorse, Twin Pines. In addition to caring for her farm and animals, Julie enjoys gardening, music, biking and attending the Kentucky Derby.