Meet Our Team
Meet Our Veterinarians
Lynn Rodger, DVM, DACVIM
Dr. Lynn Rodger graduated from veterinary school at Oregon State University in 1989. She then worked as an intern at a major equine referral hospital in Southern California. She began a 3 year residency program in equine internal medicine at UC Davis in 1991 and became board certified in 1995. In 1996, she and Dr. Arnold moved up to this area and eventually purchased Crossroads Veterinary Clinic in 2002. Her interests include all phases of internal medicine including respiratory disorders, neonatal foal care and gastrointestinal disorders.
Kelly Shaw, DVM, MRCVS
Mary Boyce, DVM, PhD, DACVS
Dr. Mary Boyce has taught clinical surgery at University of Minnesota and is board certified in equine surgery. She also received her PhD in Minnesota studying treatments to improve joint function in the performance horse. Dr Boyce has a particular interest in lameness diagnosis and treatment, and is available for all types of surgical procedures including soft tissue, orthopedic and colic. Prior to veterinary school, Dr Boyce trained and rode in the World Cup. Crossroads is fortunate to have such a qualified veterinarian as part of the team!
Deanna Texeira, RVT
Deanna grew up on a dairy in the Willamette Valley of Oregon. Her interest in the horse industry led her move to California after 3 years of college. She was employed by two NRCHA (National Reined Cow Horse Association) Hall of Fame horse trainers and then married to a horse trainer afterward. She has been immersed in the western working horse field for many years. She enjoys breeding and training horses and showing in reining, working cow horse, and ranch classes.
Emily Kelly, RVT
Makayla has lived in Northern California most of her life. She is currently working towards an Associates degree to become a Registered Nurse. Her passion for animals has always been an important part of her life. From a young age she started riding colts for her grandfather that were being trained for NCHA Futurity Sales and Cutting Horse World Finals. Her favorite discipline is barrel racing, which she actively competes in. She has accrued a considerable amount of veterinary experience and knowledge over the years, especially in dealing with her own horse Joe with lacerations, lameness, and even colic surgery.
Tara’s passion for animals and agriculture has been undeniable from a young age. She grew up on her family’s hay and cattle ranch in Etna, CA. She enjoys training, showing and raising horses. Tara has spent the last two years working for Holiday Ranches, a commercial cow/calf operation in Northern California and Southern Oregon. She graduated from California State University, Chico with a Bachelor of Science in Animal Science and began working for Crossroads Equine Hospital in 2021