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Our Team

Meet The Abraham’s Equine Clinic Team

Coming together, sharing together, working together, succeeding together. The health and well-being of your horse is our priority!

Dr. Charles Abraham Equine VeterinarianDr. Charles G. Abraham – Veterinarian

Dr. Charles Abraham received his Bachelor of Science from Iowa State University in 1980, majoring in Biology. He also received his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine from Iowa State in 1986, where he graduated with honors and distinction. He has over 22 years experience in private equine practice. Charles Abraham founded Abraham’s Equine Clinic in 1991. Dr. Abraham’s special interest is equine reproduction. This area of expertise is where much of his post doctoral education has been spent.

Dr. Abraham is a professor at Kirkwood Community College teaching in the Equine Science program; he is also on the advisory board. Dr. Abraham is also a member of the American Associate of Equine Practitioners and the Iowa Veterinary Medical Association.


Dr. Kathryn Sharbrough – Veterinarian

Dr. Sharbrough grew up in Charleston, South Carolina, where she enjoyed spending her time riding her horse and boating. She attended Tuskegee University College of Veterinary Medicine in Alabama, graduating Summa Cum Laude in 2012. Dr. Sharbrough began a rotating Equine Medicine & Surgery Internship at Mississippi State University in July 2012. Continuing her training through Mississippi State University, she went on to complete an American Board of Veterinary Practitioners Residency in Equine Practice (2013-2014) and a Comparative Theriogenology (Reproduction) Residency (2014-2016).

While Dr. Sharbrough enjoys all aspects of equine medicine and surgery, her interests include therapeutic management for the problem mare, placentitis, embryo transfer, neonatology, ophthalmology, dentistry and internal medicine.


Dr James McNutt Abrahams Equine Clinic Cedar Rapids, IowaDr. James McNutt – Veterinarian

Jim McNutt DVM, Year of graduation, 1970, Iowa State University, 1070-71, Equine intern and ambulatory staff, Perdue University College of Veterinary Medicine, Started West Branch Animal Clinic, July 1971, a full service mixed animal practice and hospital, practiced there till October 1998, sold to partner. Started McNutt Equine October 1998, an ambulatory equine practice affiliated with AEC. Member of the IVMA, AVMA, and AAEP, Served as Equine Committee Chairman of the IVMA 1993-2003, Member of the executive board of Miracles N Motion Therapeutic riding center 2011-2013. Member of the Moingona Hunt 1990-2011, currently member of the North Hills Hunt. Vice president and Park owner of Catalpa Corner Charity Horse Trials.


Teresa Dolezal abrahams equine clinic cedar rapids iowaTeresa Dolezal – Medicine / Hospital

Teresa Dolezal was born and raised in Cedar Rapids, Ia. She graduated from Kirkwood Community College with an Associates Degree in Animal Science. In August of 2001, she was offered and accepted a position working for Abraham’s Equine Clinic as a technician. Teresa enjoys spending time with her son, Seth, who keeps her on her toes most of the time. She also enjoys the discipline of reining. She has two quarter horse geldings, J.R. and Vinnie.


Emilie Taylor – Reproductive Specialist

Emilie Taylor grew up in the small town of Lamoni located in southern Iowa. She graduated from Kirkwood Community College and received an AAS degree in Horse Science and Ag Business. She began working at Abraham’s Equine Clinic through a breeding internship in March of 2010. Emilie enjoys trailriding and show jumping her Arabian gelding.


Erica Nelson

Erica was raised on her family’s farm in central Minnesota. She attended the University of Minnesota-Crookston where she received BS degrees in Equine Science and Animal Science. After graduation, Erica completed a year-long breeding farm internship at Colorado State University’s Equine Reproduction Laboratory.

In her free time, Erica enjoys riding her horse, Cody, and enjoying the outdoors with her dog, Sage.


Brittany Potter Abrahams Equine Clinic Cedar Rapids IowaBrittany Squires – Administrative

Brittany Squires grew up in Strawberry Point, Iowa. At a young age she enjoyed trail riding and began showing at local shows. In the Spring of 2009, she graduated from Kirkwood Community College with a degree in Horse Science. She did a ‘breeding’ internship at Abraham’s Equine Clinic and in June 2009 joined the Team as a Vet Tech. She currently lives in Cedar Rapids and still has the 2 horses that have been with her for 10 years.


Donna Abraham Abrahams Equine Clinic Cedar Rapids IowaDonna Abraham – Administrative

Donna Abraham is our Practice Manager, she was born and raised in a suburb of Chicago. She graduated from Upper Iowa University with a Psychology and Sociology degree. After graduation, she moved to Cedar Rapids where she has resided ever since. She has been involved with the Administrative area at the Clinic since it was started in 1991 although more time is now dedicated since the retirement from her other job in 2003. Donna and Charles have one son, Chip, who is a student at the University of Iowa.


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