Our Team

Christina S. Cable, DVM Diplomate ACVS

Christina S. Cable, DVM Diplomate ACVS

Veterinarian, Boarded Surgeon, Practice Owner

Dr. Cable grew up near Atlanta, Georgia and spent most of her life involved with show horses. After finishing her undergraduate education at the University of Georgia, she attended the University of Georgia, College of Veterinary Medicine, graduating in 1994.

After spending several months working in County Kidare, Ireland at a prominent equine practice, she moved to Ithaca, NY to start a one-year surgical internship at Cornell University and stayed on to complete a 3 year residency in Large Animal Surgery. While finishing a one –year surgery staff position at Cornell University, she became a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons in 1999.

Dr. Cable’s main practice interests include all aspects of sport horse medicine, and she has a very special interest in late term pregnant mare care and foal care.

She is also very involved with Shelter Outreach Services – a local non-profit which provides veterinary services for local animal shelters to provide high quality, high volume, low cost spay and neuter services for companion animals.

In addition, she is also a regular volunteer for RAVS (Rural Area Veterinary Services), which provides veterinary care in rural Native American reservations throughout the western US.

Dr. Cable lives in Lansing, NY, and when not working, she enjoys photography, boating, and hiking through our beautiful Finger Lakes region.

Courtney Martin, DVM

Courtney Martin, DVM

Associate Veterinarian, Certified in Equine Chiropractic (IVCA), Certified in Equine Rehabilitation (CERP)

Dr. Martin grew up in Maine where she first started riding horses while at summer camps. She then eventually started taking the occasional lesson.

Prior to veterinary school, Dr. Martin attended Bowdoin College in Maine for her undergraduate education, graduating in May 2009 with a BA in Gender and Women Studies. During college, she spent a summer guiding trail rides through Rocky Mountain National Park in Colorado. Summers following this were spent working as an equine assistant for a mixed animal practice in Maine, working mostly with Standardbred racehorses.

For her veterinary education, Dr. Martin attended the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine in Columbia, MO and graduated in May 2014. Following graduation, she completed a yearlong internship program at Wilhite and Frees Equine Hospital, an equine referral and ambulatory practice outside of Kansas City, MO.

In June of 2018, she completed training for animal chiropractic through the Options for Animals Chiropractic College and is certified through the International Veterinary Chiropractic Association (IVCA).

Most recently, in February of 2020, Dr. Martin also completed a certification course in equine rehabilitation through the University of Tennessee and is now a Certified Equine Rehabilitation Practitioner (CERP).

Dr. Martin enjoys all facets of equine medicine but particularly enjoys sports medicine, dentistry, and chiropractic work.

Outside of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Martin is an avid runner, often training for a marathon, and generally enjoys spending time outdoors.

Alyson Waring, MVB

Alyson Waring, MVB

Associate Veterinarian, Certified in Equine Acupuncture

Dr. Waring was born and raised on a small Morgan breeding farm in Northern New York. Growing up, she was very active in both the United States Pony Club and local 4-H program.

She obtained a B.S. in Biochemistry from Ithaca College in 2011 where she helped start the IC Pre-Vet club and rode on the equestrian team. She attended University College Dublin (UCD) in Ireland for veterinary school and lived in Ireland for four years.

After graduating from UCD in 2015, she started a one-year rotating equine internship at the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine. There, she was able to further develop her equine skills while rotating through medicine, surgery, ICU and ambulatory services.

Dr. Waring is particularly interested in ophthalmology, preventative medicine, and client education. In 2017, she completed training for equine veterinary medical acupuncture through the Curacore Integrative Medicine and Education Center.

When not working she enjoys travelling, baking, and hiking with her husband Mike. Her old Morgan is living out his retirement at her parent’s farm, and she looks forward to finding her next equine partner.

Chelsea McNeal

Chelsea McNeal

Equine Assistant

Chelsea is a central New York native having grown up in Ithaca, NY. She has always had a love for horses and pursued this passion while attending SUNY Morrisville. She completed a Bachelor of Science Degree in Equine Reproduction (2020) as well as an Associates Degree in Equine Science and Management (2018). Outside of her studies, Chelsea played attack for the SUNY Morrisville Women’s Lacrosse team.

Chelsea has a particular interest in equine reproduction. Prior to working at Early Winter Equine, she completed a 15 week foaling internship at Nandi Veterinary Associates In New Freedom, PA under the Supervision of Dr. Peter Sheerin, DVM. During her internship, Chelsea helped foal out and care for 70 mares and foals as well as assisted in collecting stallions and preparing semen for shipment.  Once her internship was finished, she continued working at Nandi to finish out the breeding season. Chelsea is currently taking classes online through Penn Foster to become a licensed veterinary technician.  

Outside of work, Chelsea likes to do numerous outdoor activities including hunting, shooting, snowboarding, and fishing.

Anna Gallegos

Anna Gallegos

Office Manager

Anna was raised, and resides, in upstate New York. She started riding Morgan horses (and a beloved grade pony named “Lucy”) when she was 6 years old.

She participated in Morgan Horse Club, and learned all about horses while completing levels Bulrush, Woodbury, and Sherman. She went to Tompkins Cortland Community College and graduated with an Associates Degree in Graphic Design. She still loves horses and all furry creatures, and enjoys meeting people with those similar interests.

She lives with her boyfriend, and a sweet flame point kitten named Hilda, and they snow shoe, hike, swim, and spend as much time in the glorious outdoors as possible.

Ashly Marshall

Ashly Marshall

Equine Assistant

Ashly grew up in New Jersey and from a very young age has been in love with horses.

She started riding when she was nine and has since competed in many different disciplines including hunters, jumpers, reining, western pleasure, ranch riding, horsemanship, and showmanship. Ashly’s passion for horses brought her to attend Morrisville State College where she has earned a Bachelor’s degree in equine rehabilitation. While at Morrisville Ashly discovered a love for veterinary medicine and applies her knowledge and passion for helping animals daily.

Ashly currently lives in Scipio, NY and when not working enjoys riding her horse Kida, boating, snowmobiling, and hiking throughout the fingerlakes region and the Adirondacks.