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Meet Our Instructors

Our Equi-Taping® Education Team are experienced professionals with years of equine experience in the subject of equine kinesiology taping. Our team is excited to share and teach this fascinating modality to other equine practitioners. Each one of our courses is led by several team members to ensure that a dynamic high impact results oriented learning experience is achieved.

Beverly Gordon

Dr. Beverly Gordon

Product Creator and Founder, Dr. Beverly Gordon, is a certified Taping Practitioner and has focused much of her professional career on the practical applications of scientific principles to help keep horses sounder and improve equine athletic performance.Dr. Gordon served as past director of the New York Chiropractic Outpatient facility. Dr. Gordon taught clinical sciences at NY Chiropractic College, and has an added certification as an animal chiropractor.

Dr. Gordon’s background is in bio-mechanics of movement with a specialty in training resistances. In 1997, she sold her human practice and began working primarily with horses. She has consulted for numerous veterinary facilities, and has published over 42 articles on equine-related topics. Currently Dr. Gordon writes a column for Sidelines Magazine called The Horse In Motion which focuses on issues related to equine movement.

Anna Crane

Anna Crane, DC, MS CAC, VCP

Dr Anna Crane is a human chiropractor, board certified in Animal Chiropractic, specializing in neurologic phenomena. She holds Bachelors of Science in Equine Science and Human Biology, a Masters of Science in Animal Science, as well as her doctorate of Chiropractic. She successfully runs New England Animal Chiropractic, based outside of Boston, Mass. Her practice is focused on the performance animal, enhancing their ability to comfortably compete at the highest level possible. Dr. Crane is a certified Equi-Taping® Instructor and is a master in communicating complicated details in easy to understand language.

Lumi Rolley

Lumi Michelle Rolley, ESMT

After being certified in Equine Sports Massage by Equissage in 2009, Lumi has continued training in allied therapies, seeking a holistic approach to foster the horse’s wellbeing by integrating various massage therapies, including Equine Craniosacral and Myofascial Release. She integrates energy work with massage and is a certified Reiki Practitioner. Utilizing her varied knowledge and experience, Lumi’s focus is to bring the horse back into balance to enable the body to heal itself, handle the daily rigors of athletic training and perform optimally in competition. Lumi is a certified Equi-Taping® Practitioner and instructor currently practicing in the New York metro region and regularly uses Equi-Taping Methods and Strategies to enhance the well-being of her clientele. Ms. Rolley is one of the top taping practitioners in the world.

Debra Tibbitts

Dr. Debra Tibbitts, DVM

Dr. Tibbitts holds a Bachelors in Animal Science and Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Ohio State University. Her practice includes Holistic Training and includes Veterinary Homeopathy, Veterinary Orthopedic Manipulation™, Performance Equine Dentistry, Equine Touch™ Body Balancing, Equine Osteopathy, Equine Acupuncture, Network Chiropractic, and Thermography. Member of the American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association, and is on the Advisory Board for the International Equine Touch Association.

Christa Veinotte

Christa Veinotte – RMT, Lymphatic Drainage and Craniosacral Therapist

Christa Veinotte, has been a registered massage therapist since 1999. She specializes in treating elite equine athletes such as Olympians and World Cup competitiors. Christa has extensive training in Lymphatic Drainage and Craniosacral Therapy and has completed thousands of treatments in her career.

Kara Spillman

Dr. Kara Spillman, DVM

Dr. Kara Spillman (aka “Dr. Kara), attended Cornell University in Ithaca, NY, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude in College of Agriculture and Life Sciences with a degree in Animal Science in January 2005. At that time she was dual-enrolled in Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine, where she graduated with awards as a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in May 2008. After graduation Dr. Spillman furthered her studies by completing an internship at The Equine Clinic at Oaken Croft in Ravena (Albany), New York. Dr. Spillman’s interests cover a wide range of specialties from neonatal care to sport horse medicine with specific interest in musculoskeletal ultrasound and diagnostics. Dr. Kara is a Certified Equi-Taping Practitioner and brings great communication skills and in-depth knowledge to the topic of equine kinesiology taping.

James Ruder – Director of Equi-Tape Educational Services, Chief Operating Officer of RSB Animal Health

James is a lifelong horseman, trainer and avid proponent of animal wellness. James worked his way thru college as a Master Farrier in the late 70’s and then built a successful career in equine pharmaceuticals. James is an entrepreneur at heart and leads the Equi-Tape initiative on a global scale. His varied background in business, animal health, feeds, pharmaceuticals and medical devices, in both pet and equine provides for a unique and interesting perspective.