Dr. Carrie McColgan started working with Project Samana in 2003, after graduation from the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine with a certificate in International Veterinary Medicine. She spent several years in equine practice, particularly loving internal medicine, lameness cases, and learning ways to serve working horses, mules and donkeys worldwide. She served on the Welfare Committee of the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) and participated in the first Equitarian project in Mexico. Carrie lives and works outside of Atlanta, Georgia with her family, and is Hospital Director and partner at The Village Vets of Lilburn, Stone Mountain, Georgia, providing small animal medical and surgical care. She has served on the Project Samana board since 2015, and currently serves as the president.