Dr. Berkeley grew up in Columbia, South Carolina, the son of a college professor and registered nurse. After spending many summers helping his uncle, Dr. Ernest Benner, with his veterinary practice, he decided being a veterinarian is what he wanted to do. Dr. Berkeley attended Clemson University and earned his DVM in 1984 from Tuskegee University in Alabama. He returned to his uncle’s practice after graduation and has never left. He worked his way up from an internship, to an associate, to a partner, to his present role as the practice owner.
Dr. Daniel was born in Sayre, Pennsylvania and moved to Jefferson County, WV at the age of twelve when his father, who was also a veterinarian, joined Dr. Ernest Benner’s equine practice. He knew at an early age that he wanted to follow in his father’s footsteps and care for large animals. Dr. Daniel received a BS degree from Virginia Tech in 1987 and his DVM from The Ohio State University in 1991 and joined Valley Equine upon graduation. He is licensed to practice in West Virginia, Virginia, and Maryland and maintains membership in the American Association of Equine Practitioners, American Veterinary Medical Association and the West Virginia Veterinary Medical Association.
Dr. Ainsworth grew up in Charlottesville, VA where she rode and showed horses locally. She received a BS degree from the University of Virginia in 2006. While at UVA she played on the polo team and was very active in the polo club. After graduation, she moved to Wyoming and rode green horses for a local polo player before moving to Wellington, FL. While working as a technician at the Palm Beach Equine Clinic, Dr. Ainsworth realized that she wanted to become a veterinarian. She received her DVM from Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Vet Medicine 2012 and completed an internship at the Atlantic Veterinary College on Prince Edward Island in 2013. She is licensed in West Virginia, Virginia and Maryland. She is currently a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the American Association of Equine Practitioners.
Dr. Carter is originally from Pickerington, Ohio and received a BS degree in zoology in 2008 and her DVM in 2012, both from Michigan State University. Dr. Carter has worked in mixed small and large animal practices but found that she gravitated towards the large animals. She enjoys working with both horses and food animals and is particularly interested in preventive medicine and equine lameness. Dr. Carter is licensed to practice in West Virginia, Virginia, and Maryland; she is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the American Association of Equine Practitioners. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her St. Bernard and two cats, drawing, and woodworking.