Meet the Team

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    Dr. Alan Weldon, DACVIM

    Dr. Weldon was born and raised in Gainesville Florida and graduated from the University of Florida College of veterinary medicine in 1986.  After graduation he joined Equine Associates of Ocala where he trained under Dr. Larry Shaffer. Equine Associates was an international practice based in Ocala Florida and Perth, Western Australia. During this time Dr. Weldon worked six months in the Ocala area and six months in West Australia serving as the resident Veterinarian on a large thoroughbred breeding farm as well as the racing stables for Heytesbury Stud. In 1989 Dr. Weldon was accepted into the Internal Medicine residency

    program at Cornell University in Ithaca New York. In 1992 he became board-certified in large animal internal medicine and a diplomate in the American College of veterinary internal medicine. Upon completion of the residency ,Dr. Weldon moved to Jacksonville Florida with his wife Dr. Beth Van Cleve and started Jacksonville Equine. The goal being to bring University quality diagnostic medicine to an ambulatory setting in North Florida. Dr. Weldon‘s primary interests are internal medicine, neurologic disease, gastrointestinal disease, Cardiology and Diagnostic Imaging. He has numerous publications in various veterinary journals and continues to teach through the University Of Florida‘s PBEC (Practice Based Equine Clerkship) program, where he is a courtesy professor.

    When not practicing veterinary medicine or researching cases on Pub-Med, Dr. Weldon enjoys being outdoors as much as possible. He and his wife are avid world travelers, hikers,divers and explorers. Having done the Inca Trail, the ring of fire in Nicaragua,diving in the Caribbean ,climbing icy mountain passes in Patagonia and frequent trips out west to meander through slot canyons in the search of dinosaur bones and foot prints. Two true science nerds at heart. When the swells permit, and he can sneak away before his first appointment, ever the aging surfer, he can be found at a secret spot somewhere on the Jacksonville coastline catching a few waves at sunrise.

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    Dr. Richard Nancarrow, DVM

    Dr. Richard “Dick” Nancarrow grew up in Micanopy Florida and graduated from the University of Florida college of veterinary medicine in 1987. After graduation Dr. Nancarrow joined Equine Associates of Ocala practicing with Dr. Weldon and Dr. Shaffer. Dr. Nancarrow also practiced in Western Australia doing theriogenology and race track practice. After returning from Australia Dr. Nancarrow practiced in Clay County Florida for many years and later spent several years practicing in North Carolina. Dr. Nancarrow has a special interest in ophthalmology and handles many of the eye cases for Jacksonville Equine.

    Dr. Dick is an avid outdoorsman who enjoys various shooting sports, fly fishing and “training” his two Labrador retrievers Otter and Ollie, who can frequently be found riding with him on farm calls.

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    Dr. Bridget Lambert, DVM

    Bridget Lambert, DVM is originally from Nashville, TN where she grew up riding horses and participating heavily in 4-H programs. She obtained a B.S, in Animal Science from Middle Tennessee State University prior to attending the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine. Following graduation from UTCVM in 2014, Dr. Lambert went on to complete an internship at Elgin Veterinary Hospital (Equine Division) in Elgin, TX where she gained experience in a wide range of equine medicine, surgery, and emergency care.

    After completing her internship, Dr. Lambert practiced in South Carolina and Virginia where she had the opportunity to provide primary care for a diverse population of pleasure and performance horses. While Dr. Lambert enjoys most aspects of equine practice, she has a special interest in wellness care, lameness, spinal manipulation, and internal medicine. Dr. Lambert also serves as a courtesy professor for the University of Florida’s Practice Based Equine Clerkship program by assisting in the training of students in the field of veterinary medicine. During her free time, Dr. Lambert enjoys traveling and spending time with her family. Dr. Lambert moved to Jacksonville and joined the
    Jacksonville Equine team in 2019.  

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    Dr. Caroline Moore, DVM

    Dr. Caroline Moore grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio and attended vet school at The Ohio State University. After graduation, she completed a rigorous equine internship at Carolina Equine Hospital, a state-of-the-art clinic in Greensboro, NC.

    Her professional interests include emergency medicine, reproduction, lameness and neonatology. She is an active member of the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP), as well as Florida Veterinary Medical Association (FVMA) and Georgia Veterinary Medical Association (GVMA).

    When she’s not working she loves to go hiking, running and spend time adventuring with her husband and dog. Dr. Moore was a horse lover from a young age; she grew up mostly eventing her off the track Thoroughbred Mac and was also involved in United States Pony Clubs

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    Dr. Gina Zambrano, DVM

    Dr. Gina Zambrano grew up in Rhode Island and was involved in 4-H and FFA through her middle school and high school years. She received her bachelor's degree in Pre-Veterinary Science from the University of Massachusetts Amherst in 2010.  During college she participated in the riding program, student horse boarding co-op, dairy cow group, and was vice president of the sheep group. 

    Gina attended veterinary school at the University of Florida and graduated with her DVM in 2014. During vet school, Gina did a research project with the Merial Veterinary scholars’ program. Gina worked as a general practitioner at a large animal practice in
    Brooksville, FL. She worked on a variety of horses, sheep, goats, camelids and cattle for almost four years there. Gina joined Jacksonville Equine Associates in January of 2018. She has special interests in equine sports medicine, wound care and ruminant medicine. She recently registered for acupuncture certification at
    the Chi Institute and will be offering acupuncture treatments starting in the summer of 2022. In her (limited) free time Gina enjoys riding and spending time with her own horses; Thoroughbred mare
    ‘Azalea’, Hanoverian mare 'Ressagi' and especially Holstiner mare ‘Con Grazia' aka Gracie’’. 

    She and Gracie compete at local and rated shows in the 3’ adult hunter and equitation divisions.  Gina also likes reptiles and has a ball python ‘Quigley’ and bearded dragon ‘Pharaoh’. 

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    Angela Bradford

    Angela Bradford is a Florida native born and raised in Jacksonville. She attended St. Andrew’s University in North Carolina where she studied Equine Business management. Originally on a volleyball scholarship, after discovering the remarkable Equestrian Team, she joined both the Western and Huntseat teams. While on the western team she earned the opportunity to show at the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association Nationals, where the team won the High Point Championship title.

    Upon returning to her home state Angela joined the Jacksonville Equine team as a technician in 2018. She is a certified equine veterinary technician by the American Association of Equine Veterinary Technicians. Her infinite passion for equines guided her to the intense yet fascinating and rewarding career she leads now.

    She is an avid rider with her APHA black and white tobiano gelding, Last Summer in Dixie, better known as “Tripp”. The pair show in the American Ranch Horse Association. Together they have earned several regional and national titles together. They currently call Hawn Stables home on 25 acres in Penney Farms. Here, she aids her boyfriend in running his boarding and training facility.

    Angela plans to add to her credentials by becoming a member of the Academy of Equine Veterinarian Nursing Technicians in the future. 


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