Dr. Kim Hennemen

About Dr. Kimberly Henneman,DVM

Dr. Kim Henneman graduated Magna cum laude from Utah State in 1981 and is a 1986 graduate of Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine.
She received her IV AS certification in veterinary acupuncture in 1990 followed shortly after by her A VCA certification in veterinary chiropractic. She is currently finishing her certification in veterinary homeopathy through the Academy of Veterinary Homeopathy and her certification in Veterinary Chinese Herbal Medicine through the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society; she is working on her Master's degree in Bioengineering from the University of Utah with her research looking at the changes in forces within the equine stifle during growth.

Dr. Henneman's practice (75~ performance equine/25% companion animal) covers six Western states and two New England states and exclusively involves complementary therapies. The performance horses in her practice cover all disciplines such as endurance, racing, eventing, dressage, jumping, Western/English Pleasure, reining, roping, cutting and barrel-racing; she has worked on numerous National, World and FEI champions. In 1996, she was team veterinarian for the World Championship Endurance team of His Highness Sheik Maktoum and the United Arab Emirates.

Besides horses, Dr. Henneman works closely with Intermountain and national avalanche, search and rescue and bomb/drug dogs. She is veterinary consuItant for the bomb/drug dog teams organizing for the 2002 Winter Olympics.
Dr. Henneman has authored several articles in national equine magazines such as Dressage Today, Equus and Sport Horse, and her first video on identifying soreness in the performance horse has received wonderful reviews. She is currently co-authoring a book on equine dentistry for horse owners and will also have a chapter in the new edition of Dr. Allen Schoen's veterinary acupuncture textbook.

Dr. Henneman is a popular speaker and lecturer through out the US, having spoken at Equitana. Tufts Veterinary School and Colorado State University. She also teaches internationally having taught chiropractic at the Veterinary Facultad Autonoma in Barcelona, Spain and lectured on homeopathy in performance horses for the British Association of Homeopathic Veterinary Surgeons. She is an instructor at the Colorado State Veterinary School's acupuncture course and has been a regular speaker at the American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association's annual conference.

Dr. Henneman is a member of the Executive Board of the American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association. She also is a member of: American veterinary Medical Association, American Association of Equine Practitioners, International Veterinary Acupunture Society, American Veterinary and Chiropractic Association, Academy of Veterinary Homeopathy, American Academy of Veterinary Acupuncture, Utah Veterinary Medical Association and the United States Eventing Association.

Dr. Henneman lives in the Rocky Mountains with her husband, Pat, 7 horses, 2 dogs and a wad of cats. She is currently a competitive event rider on her Tennessee Walker/Thoroughbred gelding, Finally Finnegan and also holds a private pilot's license.