MEET OUR VETERINARIANS
Annika Frederickson, DVM
Dr. Annika Frederickson graduated from the VA-MD Regional College of Veterinary Medicine in 2003 with an equine concentration. She is most passionate about equine dentistry but also enjoys ophthalmology and general preventive medicine. She has her certification in acupuncture from the International Veterinary acupuncture society.
When Dr. Frederickson is not out seeing horses she is spending time with her family and pets: Riding horses with her two daughters Annalisa and Abilene, watching her son Asher play soccer, or tending to her small farm with her husband, Bryan. They have four horses: Benson, Frank, Emmy, and Semper Fi, two dogs: Mallie and Gracie and a variable number of chickens.
Tyra Crowley, VMD
Dr. Crowley graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine in 1996 with a concentration in equine medicine and surgery. Her veterinary interests involve equine sports medicine and include lameness evaluations, intra-articular treatments, supportive therapies, radiology, ultrasound, endoscopy, and prepurchase evaluations. Dr. Crowley has many years of experience in the disciplines of Hunters, Jumpers, Dressage, Foxhunters, and Racing (TBs and STBs).
Tyra is local to Chester County, growing up on Stillmeadow Farm in Malvern. She showed Pony Hunters successfully in her youth and attended Lafayette College (Easton, PA) for her BS in Biology where she competed on the school’s IHSA team and qualified for IHSA Nationals. While in vet school, Tyra enjoyed training OTTBs for new hunter careers. She now enjoys being a part of her daughters’,Norah and Maeve, equestrian success. Tyra, her husband Joe, and their daughters live in West Chester, PA along with Ginger, their adorable Norwich terrier who is often along for a ride in the vet truck.
Dr. Lauren Klutchka, VMD
Dr. Klutchka graduated from the University of Pennsylvania school of veterinary medicine in 2012 with a focus on equine practice. She attended Penn State University with a major in Animal Sciences and a minor in Equine Studies. During that time she rode on the Penn State IHSA Equestrian Team.
Her veterinary interests include preventative care, reproduction, and dentistry.Dr. Klutchka also has an interest in equine acupuncture and is certified in equine acupuncture through Chi University in Florida. She is looking forward to integrating acupuncture services with Western medicine to enhance both sport horse performance and medicine cases. In her free time, you can find Dr. Klutchka at the barn with her OTTB gelding “Chucky”. She also lives with her rescue Shepherd-mix “Iris” and her cat ‘Ditto”.
MEET OUR STAFF
Kay grew up riding at a local barn in Delaware County. After riding and competing in the local hunters series over the years, Kay adopted her first horse in 2018, an OTTB named Backstage Drama, and has put many miles on him in the past few years. After high school, Kay worked for a local hunter barn full-time and joined the Stillmeadow team as a Vet tech in October 2022.
Meet our Certified Veterinary Technician Lisa. She graduated from Penn Foster in 2017.After many years of working with horses she took a small hiatus to work in the small animal field. Lisa was then drawn back to the equine side to work with Stillmeadow Equine in 2021. Lisa enjoys riding her Kentucky Mountain horse, Buddy, in her free time.
Grace graduated from Davidson College in Spring of 2023. She studied Biology on the Pre-Veterinary track. Grace is taking the year to gain experience working as a Vet tech while applying to Veterinary school for the fall of 2024. Grace has 3 dogs, Titan, Winnie, and Piglet, and a cat named Ellie.
Rocky grew up in King of Prussia. Many of her relatives lived in southern Chester County and encouraged her passion for horses. Rocky did not have the financial opportunity to own a horse early in life. As a result, Rocky catch-rode beyond the typical hunter-jumper discipline popular in the area. Barrel racing, foxhunting, polo and thoroughbred racing expanded her equestrian experience. She has competed in barrel racing, hunters, showjumping, and evented. In 1991, Rocky graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Equine Science. Prior to working within the veterinary field, Rocky managed the daily care of up to 60 horses. Rocky has been with the Stillmeadow team since 2020. The over-exuberant canine greeter in the office is her Husky-lab mix, Dylan.
Shanna grew up in Northwest PA and moved to Chester County after graduating from Mercyhurst University with a BA in Studio Art in 2007. Shanna has a professional background in business management and joined the Stillmeadow team in March of 2023. She lives in Downingtown with her husband and two children, Owen and Riley. They have 2 dogs, Charlie- a golden retriever/yellow lab mix and Sal- a fox terrier and an orange tabby cat named Stewie.