Clinic Staff

Paul McClellan

Rafa Garcia

Lead Groom & Assistant Clinic Foreman
Rafa joined San Dieguito Equine Group after a long career in the thoroughbred racing industry where he worked as a groom.  He is responsible for horse care, stall management, assisting doctors with orthopedic evaluations, and assisting with advanced imaging procedures.  His love for the horse is obvious in all that he does.  He loves to learn and is always keeping his eye open for ways he can improve his skills.  He completed his education in Mexico and has been working with horses for over 25 years. 
He enjoys taking part in activities that will allow him to learn and progress in his field and also enjoys spending time with his family.
Paul McClellan

Lupe Barroso

Clinic and Imaging Assistant
Lupe joined San Dieguito Equine Group after a long career working with performance horses as a groom.  He is responsible for ensuring the best daily care for all the horses seen at the imaging center.  In addition to his responsibilities as a groom, he is also very involved with assisting the veterinarians and technicians with clinic procedures as well as providing basic farrier needs associated with advanced diagnostic procedures. He also assists the doctors and technicians in handling horses during orthopedic evaluations and imaging procedures. Lupe’s experience is a great asset when a nervous horse needs to be settled by a confident and careful handler.
Lupe spends his free time with his wife and three kids. He enjoys playing basketball and swimming.
Paul McClellan

Chris Brown

Facilities and Maintenance

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