Holly Helbig, DVM offers 20 years of diversified equine experience to central Ohio. She has competed hunter/jumpers since an early age and has trained riders for some of the biggest competitions including Capital Challenge, Pennsylvania National, Washington International Horse Show and US Pony Finals. In 2013, she obtained a degree in Veterinary Medicine from The Ohio State University. She currently trains horses at Hawthorne Hill in Dublin, Ohio and runs a mobile equine clinic servicing Columbus and surrounding areas. Holly also serves as show veterinarian for The World Equestrian Center in Wilmington, OH, Brave Horse in Johnstown, OH and Kentucky Horse Shows, Lexington KY.
Alisha Metcalfe works as Head Trainer at Hawthorne Hill. She has been instructing and competing in the horse industry for more than 30 years. Alisha has been fortunate enough to learn, and continue learning, from top professionals such as George Morris, Jeff Wirthman, Randy Mullins, Geoff Teal, Jeff Cook, Judy Grayson and Debbie Stephens. Alisha creates the perfect program for both horse and rider. She understands that every pair is different, in a spectacular way.
Kaylin Van Horn joined the Hawthorne Veterinary team in the summer of 2020. She was raised in Gilbert, AZ and moved to Columbus, OH for her undergraduate career in Animal Sciences at OSU. She is a 2019 graduate of The Ohio State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. She then completed a one-year equine ambulatory internship with Bella Vista Equine Veterinary Services where she expanded her skills and knowledge in emergency medicine, lameness, internal medicine and preventative medicine.