About Us

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Our Roots

Canyon Large Animal Clinic was established in 1986 by veterinarian and founder Dr. Marc Horrell . Dr. Horrell provided extraordinary services for Sonoma county horses, cattle, and clients until his well deserved retirement in 2017. We are pleased to still have him around the clinic for consultation services. If you're lucky you may see him catching some waves at the beach!

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Dr. Katie Prince DVM

Dr. Katie Prince was born and raised in Southern California. She moved North to Pullman, Washington where she attained her veterinary degree from Washington State University, College of Veterinary Medicine. She then headed East where she completed her internship with the prestigious Rood and Riddle Equine Medical Center in Lexington, Kentucky. While Dr. Prince was able to work with some of the worlds greatest racehorses and breeding farms in Kentucky she had a longing to head back West. She returned to Ventura County where she established her own highly successful private practice in 2006. After providing the highest quality of care to her horses and clients for 10 years the opportunity to move to beautiful Sonoma County could not be turned down. Dr. Katie Prince is excited to continue providing excellent care and services to the horses and clients of Canyon Large Animal Clinic. 

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The Staff

We pride ourselves on providing friendly and custom tailored service to fit the needs of you and your horse. We communicate with each other frequently throughout the day so everyone is on the same page and nothing slips through the cracks. Meet our hard working team below!

Our Dedicated Staff

Ashley Wells

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Veterinary Technician- Ashley grew up in Sonoma County and has been active in the horse community from the time she could walk. She completed her veterinary teaching degree at Carrington College in Pleasant Hill, California. She actively competes her professional horses rodeoing and barrel racing.  

Emily Taylor

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Secretary- Emily was born and raised in Sonoma County. From a young age she was very active in 4-H and the CJLA showing horses and livestock, which inspired her love and respect for animals. She is currently enrolled at Santa Rosa Junior College.

Lauren Hunter

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Veterinary Student and Technician- Lauren has worked with Dr. Prince since she was old enough to ride along in the truck! She is currently in her 3rd year of  Vet School at Western University in Southern California. You may see her during summer and holiday breaks back in the truck!