Dr. Tenney completed his undergraduate degree at Cornell University where he was on the varsity Polo Team and achieved his veterinary degree at Colorado State University. He worked at three large referral hospital prior to joining Tufts in 2013 (Littleton Equine Medical Center, Littleton, CO; B.W. Furlong & Associates, Oldwick, NJ; Steinbeck Country Equine Clinic, Salinas, CA). He has also spent considerable time working at the HITS horse show circuit in Thermal, CA and the Winter Equestrian Festival in Wellington, FL. Dr. Tenney spends some of his off-clinics time working as an FEI Veterinary Delegate at show jumping, eventing, dressage and para-dressage competitions across the country.
Dr. Chope graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine in 1996. She worked in mixed private practice for two years prior to completing a two-year fellowship in equine cardiology and ultrasound under Dr. Virginia Reef at the University of Pennsylvania’s New Bolton Center. She then worked as a lecturer in the Department of Equine Cardiology and Ultrasound at New Bolton Center for an additional year. In 2003, she joined the Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine to establish a dedicated large animal ultrasound service there. Dr. Chope is currently a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Equine Ultrasound Service at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine. She has lectured and taught wet-labs on equine ultrasound extensively at national and international conferences and has contributed to several clinical articles in peer-reviewed veterinary journals.
Erin Synnott is a graduate of UMass Amherst with a Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Science. Erin is an avid animal lover and brings 20 years of horse experience to the team, ranging from instructing lessons and managing farms to professional equine grooming for international-quality performance horses. Always eager to learn, she continues to expand her knowledge beyond her schooling and regular workday, studying veterinary medicine in both the small and large animal hospitals with hopes to receive her veterinary technician’s certification in Massachusetts this summer. In her time away from Tufts, she trains in dressage under a USDF bronze, silver, and gold medalist, as well as instructs her own lessons.
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