Dr. JD Leclair
Dr. JD Leclair earned his Veterinary degree from Colorado State University and is an equine practitioner in Northern Colorado. He and his wife Lori both moved to the Front Range for school and decided to make it home. JD grew up in Tanzania and Uganda, Africa where his family worked with dairy cows for Heifer Project International. His love of animals began there on the Serengeti Plains and continued when his family moved to Arizona. During high school JD worked both as a wrangler on a ranch near the Mogollon Rim and for a local veterinarian. He developed a passion for horses and chose CSU to study Equine Science and then Veterinary Medicine. While working on his degrees JD had the opportunity to gain experience working at the CSU Equine Reproduction Laboratory and the Center for Disease Control Laboratory in Fort Collins. After graduation he began practicing with Dr. Dave Sievers, an experienced equine vet in Brighton, CO. JD and Lori are now excited to be serving their local community of Berthoud, Johnstown, Loveland, and surrounding areas.
Lily is officially one of our veterinary assistants! She helps out with stocking supplies and you may see her assisting in the field from time to time! She also loves to spend time riding her own horse Keeper.
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Dr Lisa Jacobson
Dr. Lisa Jacobson has had a passion for horses that started before she could walk and has not diminished. After many years of great horse experiences including training ranch horses, training hunter/jumpers, teaching riding, grooming for a top Arab halter trainer and many more – she finally accomplished her childhood dream of becoming a veterinarian. Upon graduation from Veterinary school at CSU, Lisa did an internship at a 22 doctor, equine practice in Ocala, FL. Shortly after her internship she moved back to Montana where she had spent time during high school on her Dad’s ranch. She ran a mobile, equine practice near Livingston, MT for 10 years. Family circumstances have now brought her back to Colorado and Lisa joined Leclair Equine in September 2015 and specializes in emergency and chiropractic care.
Christine Johnson is one of our fabulous technicians who will be helping with your horse. Born and raised in Big Sky Montana, Christine has a great appreciation for the outdoors. Being a part of her family’s outfitting business has instilled her love and appreciation for horses. She attended the University of Idaho and graduated with a Bachelors degree in Finance. Christine is currently a 4th year veterinary student at CSU and will be graduating in May. She enjoys riding, hiking, spending time with family, and truly takes pleasure participating in large animal medicine.
Originally from Maine where she worked at the race track with Harness Horses, Tiff moved to Colorado in 2015. She enjoys riding her horses, working with cows, going to rodeos, and taking advantage of all that Colorado has to offer. You will probably also see Chloe, Tiff’s Corgi riding along in the truck.