Meet Our Team


Dr. Jennifer Mayfield

Dr. Jennifer Mayfield graduated from UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine in 2009, where she focused on large animal medicine.  She moved to Grass Valley soon after graduation and started her own practice, Bear River Mobile Veterinary Service.  Since then, Dr. Jen has built a great practice. Dr. Jen has also been a farrier since 2001 and has an interest in corrective shoeing/trimming, lameness and hoof problems. She also has an interest in endurance riding, and completed the Tevis Cup in 2014 on her Arabian gelding, and again in 2017 and 2019 with her Mustang gelding (who had only been out of the wild for 18 months before the first completion!). When not working she enjoys trail riding, hiking and camping.


Dr. Natalie Sundstrom

Dr. Natalie Sundstrom attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, where she concentrated on large animal medicine, with a specific focus on equine medicine and surgery.  Dr. Natalie completed an intensive internship in equine medicine, surgery, and ambulatory medicine at Rhinebeck Equine in upstate New York.  She joined the BRMVS team in 2014.  Her veterinary interests include lameness, dentistry, and complementary medicine, specifically acupuncture.  She is certified in Veterinary Acupuncture and completed training at the Chi Institute of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine in 2014.  In her free time, Dr. Natalie enjoys competing in endurance riding with her Arabian geldings, and has completed the Tevis Cup on Keepsake's Diamond Rio in 2015 and LC Andes in 2017.


Dr. Jessica Swanson

Dr. Jessica Honzl Swanson was raised in Minnesota where she enjoyed western pleasure competitions and trail riding with her uncle and aunt.  She attended The George Washington University in DC where she studied design and rode for the school’s equestrian team.  She received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 2019 from UC Davis with an equine concentration.  Dr. Jess has a passion for emergency medicine in all species as well as a special interest in llamas and alpacas.  When she’s not in her vet truck she’s probably out running the trails in Auburn or doing yard work with her husband, cat, and goat.  

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Testimonial

Read What Our Clients Say

  • "I can't say enough about how much improvement I have seen in both my horses after just one acupuncture session with Dr. Drost. One mare went from unrideable due to back pain to comfortably competing the next weekend. Dr. Drost's treatment and aftercare instructions helped my gelding to successfully recover from a tieup and win BC a week later. I am so happy to have such a valuable resource available in my area."
    Ann Marie Barnett Smartsville, CA