Rehabilitation and appropriate physical therapy are crucial to the prompt recovery and successful convalescence of our equine patients. Under direct supervision of our veterinary staff, the rehabilitation crew implements programs such as hand walking, underwater treadmill and specialized interventional nutrition. This top-quality program promotes shorter post surgical period, shorter hospital stays and a smoother and quicker return to athletic performance.
Laura Cotter – Rehabilitation Manager
Originally from St. Louis, MO, Laura began her career in the race horse industry in 1978 when she went to work for trainer Wayne Lucas. She eventually found her way to the Santa Ynez Valley where she became general manager at Mandysland Farm. Laura now does consulting for the race horse industry. Her experience has been very beneficial to the Alamo Pintado Rehabilitation program.
The rehabilitation staff members are:
• Alfredo Escamilla
• Jaime Meraz
• Jesus Zarate