Dr. Leach comes to the Eagle Cap Extreme, for his second time, with many years’ experience working sled dog races in Alaska, Canada, and Russia. He and his wife Annie currently live in Big Lake, Alaska. While Dr. Leach lived in Anchorage, he raced in numerous sled dog sprint races.
Dr. Leach has been the Chief Veterinarian for 10 different sled dog races and has been a trail veterinarian on several other races including the Iditarod for 10 years and the Yukon Quest.
Dr Leach owned and operated veterinary clinics in Alaska for 28 years during which time he and his wife also operated a flying veterinary practice, providing veterinary services to outlying villages and communities throughout Alaska. Dr. Leach is now retired from active daily practice, but still flies and provides services to numerous villages. As an avocation, Dr. Leach is actively doing fine art painting and teaching painting classes at their Traildoc Studio in Big Lake, Alaska.
Dr. Larry Dresher is a graduate of Kansas State University. As a veterinarian in a group practice, Dr. Dresher's professional activities have included working with small animal, equine, and exotic animal pateints.
He has a special interest in endurance events and has served as a veterinarian at numerous equine endurance rides. Dr. Dresher is a member of the ISDVMA and will participate as a veterinarian at the 2011 Iditarod Sled Dog Race.
Dr. Dresher is "semi retired" and lives in Powell Butte, Oregon with his wife Madeline and their Welsh Corgi "Augie"
Dr. Randy Greenshields considers himself fortunate to call Wallowa County, Oregon his home for the past 19 years. He is co-owner of the Double Arrow Veterinary Clinic in Enterprise and enjoys the variety that a small-town, mixed-animal veterinary practice provides. Dr. Greenshields and his wife, Jeni, cannot think of a better place to raise their four children: Brooke (18), Damon (16), Brett (13), and Landon (10). They have a few acres out of town where they enjoy their dog, 3 cats, 5 horses, several chickens, and an occasional orphaned bison. Dr. Greenshields also enjoys camping with his family as well as hiking, trail running, and bowhunting in the high mountains of the Eagle Cap Wilderness area.
Dr. Greenshields is a 1994 graduate of Washington State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. Prior to that, he received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, WA where he met his future wife, Jeni, on his first day of school.
2013 was Dr. Greenshields’ ninth year working the Eagle Cap, being a trail veterinarian since its beginning. He also serves on the race’s Board of Directors and is the Eagle Cap Extreme’s President.
Dr. Rene´ Fleming graduated from Washington State University and will be joining the Eagle Cap Extreme race for a 4th year.
Dr. Fleming is a relief veterinarian working in clinics and treating animals in the Pacific Northwest and Alaska.
She has lived most of her life in Alaska where she spent winters skijoring and traveling long distances with her sled dog team. The past few years Dr. Fleming has worked as a veterinarian on the Eagle Cap Extreme and as a pre-race vet on the Yukon Quest Sled Dog Race.
Congratulations toLaura Daugereau200 Mile Race WinnerSteve Riggs100 Mile Race Winner Steve Taylor62 Mile Pot Race Winner
2013 Race Results Here
Laura Daugereau in Wallowa, 200 mile race winner. Photo by Andeea Schaefer
Steve Riggs - Winner 100 mile race. Photo by Amy Edison
Steve Taylor, 2013 Pot Race Winner
photo by Amy Edison
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