Justin Miller, DVM
Dr. Miller, a native of Canada, graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of New Brunswick and a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the Atlantic Veterinary College at the University of Prince Edward Island in 2002. As a senior veterinary student, Dr. Miller was published in the Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, the Equine Veterinary Journal and the Proceedings of the 49th AAEP Annual Convention. He received the Vetoquinol® Award for Proficiency and Excellence in Equine Medicine and Surgery that same year.
Following graduation, Dr. Miller completed an Internship in Ambulatory Equine Practice at Peterson and Smith Equine Hospital in Ocala, Florida where he later returned to work as an Associate Veterinarian focusing primarily on Thoroughbred reproduction, Thoroughbred racehorses in training and Thoroughbred sales.
Dr. Miller was hired as a Staff Veterinarian in the Equine Ambulatory Department of the Atlantic Veterinary College in Charlottetown, PEI where he focused primarily on Standardbred racehorses and served as an instructor to senior students.
In 2006, Dr. Miller joined Shambley Equine Clinic as an Associate and was made Partner in 2008. During his tenure with Shambley Equine Clinic, Dr. Miller received training in colic surgery at Colorado State University in Fort Collins. The practice was rebranded Charleston Equine Clinic in 2017 and has grown to become the largest equine practice in the Lowcountry.
Dr. Miller is a member of the American Association of Equine Practitioners and the International Society of Equine Locomotor Pathology. His practice style is evidence-based and leading edge medicine tempered with compassion and empathy for both horse and rider.
Dr. Miller’s professional interests include performance evaluation and treatment, diagnostic imaging and regenerative medicine. His personal interests include history, hiking and deer hunting and spending time with his family.
Sally Banner-Brown, DVM
Dr. Sally grew up in Maryland where she became involved with horses at a young age. She participated in pony club, 4-H, and the local hunters. After her undergraduate education at the University of Illinois, and a year abroad in Wales, she stayed on at U of I and graduated from the College of Veterinary Medicine in 1995. She then completed a yearlong internship at Rochester Equine Clinic in New Hampshire, after which she joined a practice in New Boston, NH. Although she loved her five years in New England, she sought a warmer climate and moved to the Lowcountry in 2000. After sixteen years at Edisto Equine Clinic, Dr. Sally joined Dr. Miller and his team at Charleston Equine Clinic in the fall of 2017. Dr. Sally enjoys general equine practice with particular interest in internal medicine, ophthalmology, and geriatric care. She and her husband Frank enjoy farm life with their two rescue dogs Earl and Oliver, mule Hattie, and donkey Buttons.
Kathryn Sharbrough, DVM
Dr. Kathryn Sharbrough (Dr. K) grew up in Charleston, South Carolina. She attended Tuskegee University College of Veterinary Medicine in Alabama, graduating Summa Cum Laude in 2012. Dr. K completed a rotating Equine Medicine & Surgery Internship (2012-2013), American Board of Veterinary Practitioners Residency in Equine Practice (2013-2015) and a Comparative Theriogenology (Reproduction) Residency (2014-2016), all at Mississippi State University. Afterwards, she worked at an Abraham’s Equine Clinic in Cedar Rapids, Iowa for 2.5 years before returning home to be closer to family and enjoy the warmer weather. While Dr. K enjoys all aspects of equine medicine and surgery, her interests include obstetrics, therapeutic management for the problem mare and stallion, embryo transfer, neonatology, dentistry, ophthalmology, internal medicine, and minor surgeries.
Dr. K and her husband have three amazing children, Cameron, Luke, and Tyler. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her family and animals.
Howland Mansfield, DVM
Howland Mansfield, DVM, CVA, CVMMP was born and raised in Mt. Pleasant, SC where she was actively involved in the Charleston Pony Club and grew up showing in hunter/jumper shows. As a teenager, she began to immerse herself in the eventing world and was successful through preliminary level.
Dr. Mansfield received her B.S. in Biology at the University of Georgia in 2004 and her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine at Tuskegee University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2009. After veterinary school she completed two internships, one in general medicine and surgery and one in advanced reproduction.
Following her internships, Dr. Mansfield returned to the low country and worked at Shambley Equine Clinic. She then received an offer to work at Middleburg Equine Clinic in Middleburg, VA, where she spent three years working on some of the top sport horses in the country.
While in Virginia, Dr. Mansfield became certified in equine acupuncture. She then spent some time in Germany where she worked on some of the most elite show jumpers in Europe. Dr. Mansfield then moved to central Pennsylvania and worked on a wide variety of horses ranging from Amish workhorses to accomplished show horses.
In July 2021, Dr. Mansfield became a certified veterinary medical manipulation practitioner for horses from the Integrative Veterinary Medical Institute in Reddick, FL.
In her spare time, Dr. Mansfield enjoys spending time with her friends and family and her beagle mix Rooster.
Lesley has been an integral part of our team since Charleston Equine Clinic’s inception in 2017. Her passion for horses began at a young age when she started riding during the summers in Canada and Niagara Falls, NY. After a couple of summers, it was made more apparent to her parents that this wasn’t just a phase and soon many leases and eventually horse ownership occurred. This love for horses continued throughout her childhood and into adulthood where she enrolled in Cazenovia College’s Equine Business Management program. Throughout her college career, Lesley showed with the Varsity Hunt Seat Team and participated in multiple IHSA shows including Zones and National competitions. After graduating from Cazenoiva College in 2004 with a Bachelor of Professional Studies in Equine Business Management and an Associates in Stable Farm Management, she traveled the globe for a year with her husband, Darren.
Lesley’s equine experience includes positions held as a lesson instructor at a prestigious summer camp in Maine, a barn manager at a Friesian breeding and showing facility in New York, and as the office manager for Shambley Equine Clinic from 2007 to 2010. Her love for horses has been passed on to her two daughters, Maggie and Charley who enjoy riding and showing in local schooling shows. Lesley enjoys traveling, boating, hiking, and skiing with family and her German Shepherd puppy, Jyny.
Grace has been a lover of animals since she was a young girl. Growing up in the suburbs of Florida she had the normal dogs and cats as well as numerous exotic pets. Grace took hunter jumper lessons at a local farm where she spent her weekends caring for the lesson horses. She started her career as a small animal technician in Florida prior to moving to the Charleston area with her husband. Grace continued her career as a small animal technician for 20 years before joining the Charleston Equine team in 2017. She currently resides on what many affectionately refer to as her ” personal petting zoo” with her husband and daughter where her love for all animals both big and small continues.
Client Care Specialist
Brittany’s love for animals and horses started at a young age. Splitting her time between Charleston, SC and Boston, MA while growing up, she spent a large majority of her time riding horses and working at one of her first jobs; an exotic pet store. Brittany permanently moved to Charleston after graduating high school. While attending the Art Institute of Charleston she started working in the Carriage Industry in downtown Charleston. Brittany continued working as a Barn Manager and vocal advocate of the carriage industry for over 10 years. Brittany also spent several years working as a technician at Edisto Equine Clinic under the late, Dr. John Malark and Dr. Sally Banner-Brown where she honed her skills in assisting in equine emergency.
Brittany joined the Charleston Equine Clinic team in July, 2020. She spends her time playing her three dogs, Darcy, Boone and Isla, going on adventures with her husband, Sam and, caring for her retired carriage horse, Franklin (a resident at Charleston Equine Clinic). She is excited to help the Equestrians of the Charleston horse community and is committed to providing excellent care and service.
Jade is a lifelong horse owner and graduate of College of Charleston (B.S. Psychology, 2007) and Equissage Institute International (CEMT, 2007) who studied animal behavior and started her career as a dolphin trainer at SeaWorld. She has traveled the U.S. and world, working with and studying under various horse trainers and professionals. Her career in equine medical care started in 2014 after completing the world’s longest horse race, The Mongol Derby, and landing a job at After the Races; a post racing career thoroughbred rehab facility in Maryland. She is currently working on her certification in equine kinesiology taping and is married to James, and his job at the U.S. Coast Guard. They have one daughter, who is a spitfire and caring horse girl in the making.
PR Representative and Veterinary Assistant
Brittney was born and raised in Charleston, South Carolina. She grew up with horses and competed in the Western ring at the collegiate level. She is a recent graduate of Clemson University where she obtained her Bachelor of Science in Animal and Veterinary Sciences. Brittney started to actively pursue a future in equine medicine from an early age. She joined the Charleston Equine Clinic team in 2017 and has been able to further her experience by working as a veterinary assistant. You can find Brittney helping in the office, assisting doctors on the road, and running our social media pages! Veterinary medicine is one of her biggest passions and she strives to learn as much as she can. In her spare time, Brittney enjoys camping and spending time with her family and friends.