Robin started working as a Small Animal Assistant at Napa Valley Veterinary Hospital in 1988, when it was owned by Jim and Patty Latham. She switched over to Large Animal Assisting in 2001. Robin is married to Maury Martin, also a Napa native and they have two children, Arilyn and Tristan. The Martin family is very active in their children's sports and FFA. Other family activities they enjoy include camping, gardening and cooking.
Brittany Barloggi LARGE ANIMAL ASSISTANT
Brittany has been an avid horse lover since she was a little girl, getting her first horse at 14 was a dream come true. She learned all the basics with this horse and taught her how to run barrels as her senior project in high school. They competed for 4 years in the sport. Brittany then bought her second horse who she plans on running barrels on for years to come. Brittany is a Napa native and graduated from Vintage High School in 2011. She attended a few years of college and knows she wants to work in the large animal veterinary field which is how she ended up here at Napa Valley Equine
Kim Hetrick LARGE ANIMAL ASSISTANT
Kim had her first pony ride at six months and has been hooked on horses ever since. She has been working as a Large Animal Assistant since 2005. Kim has two Bachelors Degrees from the University of British Columbia; one in Natural Resource Science and one in Forestry. Kim has six horses and although she enjoys all equine disciplines she actively competes in barrel racing.