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Practice Name

Great Basin Equine

Primary Location
320 Hwy 88
Gardnerville, NV 89460
Phone: 775-265-7800
Fax: 775-265-7805

Office Hours

DayMorningAfternoon
Monday8:00am5:00pm
Tuesday8:00am5:00pm
Wednesday8:00am5:00pm
Thursday8:00am5:00pm
Friday8:00am5:00pm
SaturdayEmergenciesOnly
SundayEmergenciesOnly
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Client Services

 Heather Ellefson, Receptionist

 Heather has lived in the Carson Valley for most of her life;   She graduated from Douglas high school before   continuing on to TMCC.  She currently lives in Minden   with her husband Cort and son Travis, along with their   pitbull Sassy, and two snakes Ezra and Rosie.   She enjoys golfing, shooting, riding her motorcycle, and 4   wheeling every chance she gets.


Jacquie Wyllie, Receptionist

Jacquie graduated from the University of Utah with a degree in Radiologic Technology.  After working for over 20 years in human medicine specializing in CT and MRI, she applied her skills to veterinary medicine.  She graduated from Cedar Valley College with a degree in Veterinary Technology.  A horseback riding injury prevented her from completing the path to become a licensed veterinary technician, but it never sidelined her enthusiasm to help clients and patients.  Jacquie joined Great Basin's team in 2017. In her off time Jacquie enjoys spending time with her husband Dave and their children, Shane and Jillian.  Jacquie still rides her quarter horse, Diesel, and has 2 dogs, 2 cats, a bunny, and a bird.

Equine Health Technicians

Wendy Wyatt, Licensed Veterinary Technician

Wendy is a native of Eureka, Nevada.  She obtained her associate's degree of veterinary technology from Laramie County Community College in Cheyenne, Wyoming and received her license at College of Southern Nevada.  Wendy has worked for several equine practices including Desert Pines Equine Medical & Surgical Center in Las Vegas, Nevada and Weatherford Equine in Weatherford, Texas.   Her professional interests include anesthesia, intensive care nursing, and wound management.  In her free time, Wendy is an amazing photographer and enjoys mixed martial arts and hiking with her dogs Boo and Sadie. 


Amber Friesen, Veterinary Assistant

Amber was born and raised in the Carson Valley.  Growing up she participated in both 4-H and FFA and took animal and equine science classes in high school.  Amber joined Great Basin Equine in 2008 and enjoys helping horses on a daily basis.  Outside of work she enjoys horseback riding and showing shetland sheepdogs in AKC conformation shows. 


Annaliese Erwin, Veterinary Assistant

Annaliese spends her time outside of work riding horses, traveling, and hunting with her husband, Jim.  She has an extensive furry family including 3 horses, 1 dog, 3 cats, and 5 hedgehogs.  Her passion is bovine medicine and she is currently working towards a bachelors degree in animal science.  She plans on showing her new filly in reining cow horse. She is happiest going on outdoor adventures with her husband.


Tara Richardson, Veterinary Assistant

Tara has lived in the Carson Valley since she was a baby. She has had a love for horses since she was little and hopes to eventually have some of her own. She participated in FFA at Douglas High School as a part of the Horse Judging Team. She is currently working towards a Radiologic Technology degree at TMCC. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family and boyfriend, Chris. 


Katie Delucchi, Veterinary Assistant

Katie Delucchi currently lives in Smith Valley with her husband Joe and her dog Sandy. She attended Cabrillo College and has an Associate's degree in Fire Science. Before joining us at Great Basin she worked for 4 years as a firefighter/EMT and has always had a love for horses and other animals. In her spare time she enjoys riding dirtbikes, snowboarding, and shooting sporting clays. 

Maintenance

Martin Mendoza, Facility Maintenance

Martin lives in Gardnerville with his wife and kids.  He is a jack of many trades and we greatly value all of his skills and hard work here at Great Basin Equine. 

Chew On This!!!

Your Horse Needs A Dental Exam Every Year

$160 DENTAL SPECIAL 

We are now offering our “Power Dental Special” pricing of $160 plus sedatives in house all year long!!!  Sheath cleanings may be added for the discounted price of $30

Calendar of Events

Calendar of Upcoming Events
Wednesday June 14, 2017
          Pony Express
               Genoa
June 15-24, 2017
          Reno Rodeo
               Reno Livestock Event Center
June 23-24, 2017
          Extreme Mustang Makeover
               Reno Livestock Event Center
June 24-25, 2017
          Franktown Meadows Hunter Derby

Please visit links below for other local events
*5 Clover Ranch
*WCBRA
*Broken Bit Ranch

Office Hours

DayMorningAfternoon
Monday8:00am5:00pm
Tuesday8:00am5:00pm
Wednesday8:00am5:00pm
Thursday8:00am5:00pm
Friday8:00am5:00pm
SaturdayEmergenciesOnly
SundayEmergenciesOnly

775-265-7800

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Great Basin Equine
320 Hwy 88
Gardnerville, NV 89460
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