our team & FACILITY
OUR Doctor Bryan g. parrott, DVM
Dr. Parrott is the owner and founder of Parrott Equine Associates. For three decades, Dr. Parrott has serviced the large animal community, focusing on equine medicine. Graduating in 1987 from Tuft’s University School of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Parrott opened his own practice four years later in 1991.
Dr. Parrott’s special interests are equine sports medicine, dentistry, and podiatry. He provides general, reproductive, and geriatric medicine, as well as surgery and 24-Hour Emergency Service. The equine patients range from Eventers, Hunter/Jumpers, Foxhunters, Polo, Dressage, pleasure and backyard horses. Our clinic is located at Black Oak Stables, South Hamilton, MA, and includes stabling for hospital cases, examination room, indoor arena, and outdoor round pen for in-depth diagnostics and progressive treatments for equine lameness.
Dr. Parrott’s passion for horses began at a young age at a farm in Rockport, MA where he started riding and caring for horses, cows and other farm animals. Dr. Parrott enjoys spending time with his family, riding his horses and playing polo.
PARROTT EQUINE ASSOCIATES
OUR staff ParrotT equine associateS
Jennifer SWIEZYNSKI, CVT
Jennifer Swiezynski, CVT joined the practice in 2006. She earnerd her Bachelor’s Degree in Animal Science from The University of Massachusetts, Amherst. While at UMASS, Jennifer took and taught riding lessons with Jerry Schurink and was captain of the woman’s polo team. As Practice Manager and Certified Veterinary Technician, Jennifer is busy in the office and on the road assisting Dr. Parrott with patients. Jennifer enjoys spending time with her husband, Eric, two daughters, Sophia and Samantha, rescue pups, Allie and Ramsey, and their cat, Irie.
Diana joined Parrott Equine as Office Manager in June 2022. She is a Massachusetts State Licensed Social Worker specializing in communications and conflict resolution. Having been raised on the North Shore, she’s always admired horses and often advocated for Equine Therapy in Trauma Recovery. Diana is delighted to be part of the PEA Team assisting in Equine Health and Wellness. Additionally, she enjoys spending time with friends and family, attending church, and loving her (occasionally) naughty Labradoole, Hazel!
Lexi Carnevale grew up on the north shore. She has been riding and working with horses since she was 9. Lexi showed competitively in the IEA circuit and traveled nationally. She earned her degree in cosmetology from Essex North Shore Agricultural & Technical School. After graduating, Lexi worked as a hairdresser for almost 2 years. Lexi has always had a passion for animals, especially horses. She worked as a small animal neurology technician for 1 year at Massachusetts Veterinary Hospital in Woburn, MA before joining Parrott Equine in early 2022. Lexi enjoys spending time with her family, friends, riding, and her puppy, Miso.
OUR BELOVED LORRAINE CROTEAU
IN LOVING MEMORY
Lorraine Croteau joined Parrott Equine Associates, LLC in 1995. She wore many hats over the years and will be remembered for her welcoming smile and exceptional memory. Lorraine was a pillar in our community and will be greatly missed. We are lucky to have had so many wonderful years, full of memories, with our beloved Lorraine.
OUR facility hamilton, massachusetts
PARROTT EQUINE'S LOCATION & FACILITY
Black Oak Stables
1 Winthrop St.
South Hamilton, Massachusetts 01982
We have an indoor examination room where we provide in-depth diagnostics and progressive treatments for equine lameness and advanced procedures such as endoscopy, dentistry, and standing surgical procedures.
In addition, we have the use of an indoor arena, which facilitates evaluations even in the worst New England weather. Overnight stabling is also available for short-term or extended stays.