Buchanan – partner
Dr. Jay Bickers, DACVS
Dr. David Ricks
Dr. Ricky Osterloh
Amy DeLynne Whitney, AKA Anastacia Beaverhausen,
grew up in Arizona before moving to Oklahoma
when she was just shy of twelve years old. She
graduated from Asher High School, known as
Baseball City, in 1998. She went on to pursue a
degree in Public Relations. She wanted to be a
PR manager for a major league baseball team, but
as fate would have it, Anastacia Beaverhausen
ended up at BVEH-Stephenville in 2007.
Amy and Bruce Tackett have been together since
2007. They have three dogs; Chachi, Batman, and
Joni. In her spare time, she likes to watch
Bruce rope, tend to her cattle in Oklahoma, and
spend time with friends and family.
Amy’s favorite part of working at
BVEH-Stephenville is the people (coworkers and
clients). Two of her fondest memories are
working with Dr. Russell, who retired in 2009,
and being apart of the trio that came up with
the nickname “Jazzy Chaz” for Charlie. Amy is
the Director of Operations and our daily
entertainment and is currently taking online
Missy Sundeen, AKA
Misdemeanor, grew up in Richland Hills, Texas.
After graduating from Richland Hills High School
in 1997, Missy traveled the world as a
decorative painter. Missy came to
BVEH-Stephenville in 2010 and has enjoyed
working here ever since. “Everyone here will
help another at the drop of a hat. We all work
very well together. You normally don’t see
Missy’s favorite memory of BVEH is the Waco trip
with all of the girls from BVEH. Missy met her
wife, Sandy, in 2006 and married in 2009. They
have a daughter, Britta, who is twelve years
old. They also have cats and dogs.
In her spare time, Missy likes to paint, be
outdoors, listen to music, go to flea markets,
and work out. She also likes to do yard work and
entertain her family and friends.
Missy is the laboratory and pharmacy manager for
Brazos Valley Equine Hospital in Stephenville,
Cara Baker grew up in
Burkburnett, Texas where she graduated early
from Burkburnett High School in December of
2009. She was accepted into Tarleton State
University in Stephenville, Texas where she
majored in Animal Production with an equine
emphasis. She graduated from TSU in December of
Cara got hired on at BVEH-Stephenville in May of
2013 as a veterinary technician. Cara has since
been positioned as Hospital Manager.
“Petey”, her Pit Bull, and “Rooster Cogburn”,
her Miniature Dachshund are her babies. Cara’s
hobbies include riding jumping horses and
painting. She loves to spend time with family
and friends and travel. Cara has been to Italy,
Germany, France, Bahamas, and all around the
Lauren LaMontagne grew up
in Rutland, Vermont. Her love for rodeo grew her
curiosity to get out of her home state. It
wasn’t long after that she made the big leap.
She was accepted into Tarleton State University
in Stephenville and made the big move to Texas
Lauren got hired on at BVEH-Stephenville in
2010. She is our Breeding Manager and Technician
Manager. Lauren’s favorite part is getting to
work with the studs.
Lauren and her long time love, Jorge, have one
child together, Julian (5 years old). Together,
they also have three Pit Bulls who are nothing
but big babies. When Lauren is not spending time
with her family, she enjoys barrel racing,
dancing, cooking, and working out.
Shane Newson grew up in the
tiny town of Granger, Texas. He graduated from
Granger High School in 2009 and went on to
Tarleton State University in Stephenville, Texas
to pursue his start in veterinary medicine.
Shane graduated from TSU with his Bachelor’s in
Animal Science/ Pre Vet in May of 2013. In May
of 2015, Shane graduated with his Master’s.
Shane got hired on as a veterinary technician at
BVEH-Stephenville in 2010.
“Getting to see
and participate in the care of neat equine
illnesses and injuries” are what interest Shane
In his free time, Shane likes to ride horses,
rope, and BBQ.
“Every day at BVEH is memorable.”
Angelina Reiners: Laboratory Manager
Reiners is from Corryong, Victoria, Australia.
She has attended multiple equine specialty
institutions including: Equine Industry at the
University of Melbourne, the National Centre of
Equine Education, Equine Stud Management, the
Irish National Stud Breeding Course, and the
Australian Institute of Applied Science. She
unique in the fact that she has been blessed
with the opportunity to work in multiple
countries within the equine and veterinarian
Angie began her trek with BVEH in 2015.
Angie enjoys working out and playing sports like
basketball and netball. She recently started
learning how to rope, which in her words is
quite a change from the cutting pen. However,
she still enjoys being a part of, and competing
in the cutting horse industry.
Angie’s favorite thing about BVEH is being a
part of a workplace that feels like family.
“We are all willing to help each other out, and
we all strive for the same success of the
Tyler Trotman, AKA TyTy, was
born in Atlanta, Georgia. At the age of seven,
she moved to Montgomery, Alabama where she
graduated from Pike Liberal Arts High School in
2012. Right after high school, Tyler moved to
Stephenville, Texas to pursue a career in rodeo.
When Tyler is not working, she spends her time
riding her horses. Her ultimate goal is to make
a career as a professional barrel racer. Tyler
also loves to watch sports. Her favorite sport
is basketball. She is a NBA fanatic! Just ask
her about the Miami Heat. Her favorite athletes
are Dwayne Wade and Stephen Curry.
Tyler began working at BVEH-Stephenville in
February 2013 as a tech. After a nine-month
absence, Tyler came back to BVEH where she is
now the executive assistant of Charlie Buchanan.
Tyler enjoys working at BVEH-Stephenville
because she loves interacting with people and
learning something new everyday. “I am blessed
to work for a business where I am happy to go to
everyday that doesn’t feel like work.”