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Lebanon Equine Clinic Veterinarians and Staff

The Lebanon Equine Clinic Veterinarians

doctor of veterinary medicine, Dr. Michael Farwick DVM

Michael A. Farwick, D.V.M.
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Farwick is a 1991 graduate of The Ohio State University College of Medicine. In 1980 he joined Lebanon Equine Clinic, following in his fathers footsteps. Dr. Dan Farwick started LEC in 1958. He has a special interest in lameness, particularly relating to racetrack cases and ultrasound. Dr. Farwick lives in Loveland with his wife, Lisa and children Jake, Nate and Sydney. His hobbies include: water skiing, golf, running and spending time with his family. You are invited to email Dr. Farwick regarding appointment availability and questions at

doctor of veterinary medicine, Dr. Bryan C. McNabb DVM

Bryan C. McNabb, D.V.M.
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

Dr. McNabb is a 2003 graduate of The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Growing up in the Cincinnati area, he was a member of the United States Pony Club and competed in dressage, cross country, show jumping and polo. Dr. McNabb was the four-year president of his class as well as being honored as the most outstanding student for "Excellence in Equine Medicine and Surgery." Dr. McNabb most enjoys the diagnosis and treatment of challenging lameness issues of the performance horse and medical cases. He currently is enjoying being an active member of the Camargo Fox Hunting Club. Dr. McNabb invites you to email him if you would like to set up an appointment or if you have any further questions at

doctor of veterinary medicine, Dr. Jamie R. Klements, DVM, cVMA

Jamie R. Klements, D.V.M., cVMA
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Klements is a 2015 graduate of the Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine. She is a graduate of Miami University with a BA in Zoology (2009) and a Master's in Zoology/Molecular Biology (2011). While at Miami U she spent time shadowing at LEC which strongly influenced her decision to become a veterinarian. Dr. Klements is originally from Cleveland, OH and has ridden hunters and worked at the test barn at Prairie Meadows race track (Iowa). Dr. Klements has an interest in equine dentistry, sport horse medicine and lameness. She is also interested in physical/alternative medicine such as acupuncture, chiropractic adjustments and laser therapy to help heal horses. Dr. Klements has achieved her medical acupuncture certification in the spring of 2015 and is currently enrolled in an animal chiropractic program with Parker Chiropractic College in Dallas, TX. In her free time, Dr. Klements enjoys being outside, running, hiking and playing with her pets. Dr. Klements invites you to email her if you would like to set up an appointment or if you have any further questions at

doctor of veterinary medicine, Dr. Holly Helbig DVM

Holly Helbig, D.V.M.
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Helbig is a graduate of The Ohio State University, College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Helbig has a special interest in equine lameness and was awarded the Large Animal Student Proficiency Award from the American College of Veterinary Surgeons in 2013. Dr. Helbig is originally from Akron, Ohio and grew up competing hunter/jumpers. She has an undergraduate degree from Ohio University with a B.S. in Business and Communications. Prior to vet school she worked for Merck & Co as a pharmaceutical representative and part time as a horse trainer on the "A" circuit in Chagrin Falls, OH. Her love of horses and strong interest in medicine lead her to obtain a degree in veterinary medicine. Dr. Helbig has recently joined LEC part time. She also operates Hawthorne Hill, a hunter/jumper training facility in Marysville, Ohio. She has multiple riders competing at a national level and serves as regional coordinatior for the World Champion Hunter Rider organization. Combining her skills as an equine professional and veterinarian, Dr. Helbig offers well-rounded care to her equine patients. Dr. Helbig invites you to email her with questions or to schedule an appointment at


The Lebanon Equine Clinic Staff

receptionist, Chris Franklin

Chris Franklin, Receptionist

Chris has been a member of the Lebanon Equine Clinic staff since 1988. She has lived in the Lebanon/Waynesville area for over 20 years. Her interests include boating, traveling and enjoying time at home with her husband, two sons and a menagerie of furry friends including 2 dogs, 3 cats and four horses.

receptionist, Karmen Widmeyer

Karmen Widmeyer, Receptionist

Karmen has lived in Maineville for 14 years with her husband and 3 children. Her "family" also consists of 2 Shih Tzus, "Minni" and "Gizmo", and "Louie" the cat. She has been part of the Lebanon Equine Clinic family for 8 years and is very excited about Lebanon Small Animal Clinic due to her true love for animals. She looks forward to meeting you and the rest of your "family".

veterinary technician, Jenny Belmont, RVT

Jenny Belmont, RVT
Registered Veterinary Technician

Jenny was raised on a dairy farm and her life-long love of animals led her to pursue a career in veterinary technology. She graduated from the UC Raymond Walters College Veterinary Technology program in 2002. She is a member of the American Association of Equine Veterinary Technicians. Recently married, Jenny and her husband live in Blanchester with 2 horses and 2 dogs.

caretaker, Lynee Hollingshead

Lynne Hollingshead, Caretaker

Lynne has been a horse lover her entire life and enjoys working around all of the different equine patients treated at LEC. When not at the clinic, she has had a long-time business designing custom stained glass windows, and in more recent years added a floral business specializing in flowers for weddings and banquets. She and her husband live on a small farm just down the road from LEC and have 4 children and 3 grandchildren.

receptionist, Julie Cracolici

Julie Cracolici, Receptionist


receptionist, Chuck Mote

Chuck Mote, RVT
Registered Veterinary Technician

Born and raised in Lebanon and grew up on a diary farm in Oregonia. Served in the U.S. Army and joined law enforcement after his service. However, Chuck decided he’d much rather be working with animals again and completed his Veterinary Technician Degree. While in school Chuck worked at the Red Wolf Sanctuary working with wild animals and raptors. Chuck joined Lebanon Equine Clinic in 2010. Chuck has a son named Colby and is an avid Star Wars fan.