Support Staff

Licensed Veterinary Technicians

Shauna  Knapp Shauna Knapp, LVT

A graduate of the Bel-Rea Institute of Veterinary Technology in 2001. Shauna obtained experience at the Littleton Equine Medical Center in Littleton, CO. She is originally from Oregon and moved to Texas to work in the intensive care unit at Texas A&M University. She has been with Waller Equine Hospital since its opening. Shauna is an equine anesthetist and the practice manager of Waller Equine.

Angilene  Gonzales Angilene Gonzales, LVT

Angilene is the daily technician coordinator and the inventory manager. She oversees the horses in the barn and directs the daily activity of the technicians. She is also one of two equine anesthetists in our hospital. Angilene received her training from the Tomball College Veterinary Technology Program in Tomball, TX. She completed an internship at the Waller Equine Hospital and went on to work at Tomball Veterinary Clinic. Angilene joined our staff in August 2004. She is originally from Magnolia, TX.
Mara Seigler Mara Seigler, LVT

Mara is one of the licensed veterinary technicians who is currently training as an anesthetist. Mara graduated from Texas A & M University - Commerce in 2017 with a Bachelors of Science in Animal Science with an Equine Minor. Mara then received training from the Lone Star College Veterinary Technology Program in Tomball, TX, where she earned an Associates of Applied Science in Veterinary Technology in 2019. She completed an internship at the Waller Equine Hospital and joined our staff in July 2019. Mara became a Licensed Veterinary Technician in February 2020. Mara has a passion for animals and enjoys working with the horses in the hospital.She is originally from Tomball, TX.

Cait Parry Neighbors Cait Parry Neighbors, LVT

Cait grew up in northern Michigan. She attended Bel-Rea Veterinary
Technician school. After graduating from school she worked at Littleton
Large Animal Hospital in Colorado. Cait and her son Andrew are animal
lovers, they have 2 golden retrievers, a corn snake, rose hair
tarantula, and 3 cats. Cait started working at the hospital in September

Emma Vik, LVT Emma Vik, LVT

Emma comes from a small town in Pennsylvania. After graduating high school she moved to Texas, where she attended the Vet Tech Institute of Houston. She graduated and became a licensed technician in July of 2021. She first joined Waller Equine as an intern but was quickly added to our team as a full time technician. Emma grew up riding horses and is now pursuing her passion to work with them. 
Victoria Waltz Victoria Waltz, LVT

I am an emergency technician and training in equine anesthesia. I graduated from PIMA medical institute in 2019. Started as an extern with Waller Equine Hospital and was hired on in November of 2019. I started riding at the age of 5 and competed in eventing and dressage. I was a coach/trainer for a riding school before starting my career at WEH. I currently have 3 children and two dogs.

Office Personnell

Morgan McKellop Morgan McKellop

Morgan grew up with horses in her life. When she turned 16 she began riding horses for a few different ranches and working with kids in riding programs. Morgan is currently in Blinn College studying an equine science major. 

Full-Time Doctor Assistants

Daniela  Restrepo Daniela Restrepo

Daniela grew up in Bogota, Colombia close to her family's farms where they raised Zebu cows and Paso Fino horses. She attended La Salle University for her degree in Veterinary Medicine. After vet school, she went to Mexico and earned a postgraduate Internal Medicine and Surgery in horses. Daniela moved to the USA in 2016 and now she is studying and training to get her Doctor in Veterinary Medicine in the USA. Her passions include reading, dancing, and having fun with her daughter, husband, and her friends. 
Nicole  Obmaces Nicole Obmaces
Martin  Robles Martin Robles

Martin Robles has been with us since the beginning of 2004. He began working on a greencard with the hopes of becoming a US citizen which he accomplished in 2009. Martin works the graveyard shift caring for the in house patients.
Kiersten Johnson, BS, CVA, CEVA Kiersten Johnson, BS, CVA, CEVA

Kiersten is from Lubbock, Texas where she graduated with a Bachelors in Animal Science. She has been working in the veterinary field since 2016 and became a Certified Veterinary Assistant and Certified Equine Veterinary Assistant in 2019, as well as Fear Free Certified in 2022. She has been competing in Hunter/Jumper show events since she was 11 and placed in the top 10 at the 2020 AQHA World Show. Kiersten rescued her dog Seth, a Coonhound/Pointer mix and has spent the last 15 years with her 18 year old Appendix gelding, Lefty. 

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