Veterinary Integrative Performance Services (VIPs)Veterinary Integrative Performance Services optimizes the health and performance of horses and dogs. VIPs compliments your current veterinary care by focusing on reduced injuries and inflammation, enhanced immune systems and proper motion in the spine and limbs. Horse and dog enthusiasts have seen performance advantages in agility, field trials, jumping events and other competitive sports due to the therapies at VIPs.
Meet Dr. Christine
Dr. Woodford graduated Summa Cum Laude from Creighton University in Omaha, NE in 1994 with a Bachelors of Science Degree in Chemistry. She then received a Master of Science in Organic Chemistry from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1996. In 2002, Dr. Woodford graduated with honors from Iowa State University and received her Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine.
With an interest in lameness and performance horses, Dr. Woodford pursued academic studies in alternative therapies. In 2006, Dr. Woodford became certified in Animal Chiropractic by the American Veterinary Chiropractic Association. In 2007, she became certified in Equine Veterinary Acupuncture by the Chi Institute in Florida.
After six years of practicing traditional veterinary medicine, Dr. Woodford founded Veterinary Integrative Performance Services (VIPs) to provide chiropractic and acupuncture care to animals. She has given several educational demonstrations, taught courses at Kirkwood Community College and has written educational articles for animal owners. She has worked on a wide variety of animals such as dogs, horses, show cattle, sheep, goats, and the occasional llama and has a proven record of delivering effective results.
Dr. Woodford has developed an excellent reputation and network in the performance horse market through a lifetime of active involvement in the horse industry. She was 2X Reserve Pinto World Champion and Congress Champion in 2008 with her gelding “Jackson”. In 2010, she was Pinto World Champion in Showmanship.
Throughout 2013-2017 Dr. Christine and Jackson have earned multiple Pinto World and Reserve World Championships in Showmanship, English Equitation, Western Horsemanship, Bareback horsemanship, Ranch Riding, and Trail. Click the links to see the winning patterns.
|November 2017||December 2017|
|Wednesday 11/1-Saturday 11/11: Tulsa OK |
Monday 11/13: Iowa City
Thursday 11/16: Des Moines
Friday 11/17: Dsm/Ames
Monday 11/20: Waterloo
Monday 11/27: Muscatine /Burlington
Thursday 11/30: Dubuque
|Friday 12/1: Dubuque
Monday 12/4: Iowa City
Thursday 12/7: Des Moines
Friday 12/8: Dsm/Ames
Monday 12/11: Waterloo
Thursday 12/14 Dubuque
Friday 12/15: Dubuque
18-jan 2: out of office
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Recent Articles and publications
October 24, 2017
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