Meet Dr. Sarah Cohen

Dr. Sarah Cohen grew up in New Jersey showing in the hunters and equitation before attending Purdue University for her undergraduate training. She graduated from Ross University in June of 2007, having completed her clinical training at Iowa State University. Sarah then joined Merritt and Associates Equine Hospital outside of Chicago for a one year intensive internship then joining Miller & Associates in 2008 and finally launched Equity Performance Equine in the fall of 2020. Over her decade plus in practice, Dr. Cohen has developed a client base consisting of some the most well regarded in the hunter and show jumping community in the country. Dr. Cohen believes passionately in evidence based medicine and putting the horses needs at the fore of all decisions. Since 2010 she has been a regular on the international scene serving as the USEF show jumping team veterinarian in competitions in Spain, Slovakia, Belgium, France, Wellington and other international competition locales. Sarah is President of the Northeast Association of Equine Practitioners, having served on the Board of Directors for five years. She is a member of the USHJA’s Horse and Riders Advocates Committee. She lives in Wellington, FL and Waccabuc, NY with her husband Lance and two daughters Evelyn and June.

Sara Cole

Sara Cole is Equity Performance Equine’s Practice Manager. She has spent her life caring for the equine athlete in various capacities. She has worked with many top tier trainers and riders and has followed the United States Equestrian Team and Saudi Arabian Team on international competitions. For more than a decade Sara worked for Dr John Steele as his veterinary technician.

Sara began riding as a child in Des Moines Iowa doing the hunters and equitation before wanting to expand her world a little bit by joining the grooming side of things with many international competitors.

In her off time you will find her behind the camera at various sporting events, polo matches and Grand Prix classes around the Wellington area.

Carlos A. Montoya

Carlos A. Montoya is from Colombia where he attended Veterinary Medicine and Zootechnics School at la Universidad Technologica de Pereira, Risaralda Colombia, He completed one year of Clinical training at the large animal clinic San Luis located in Medellin, Colombia and graduated in 2019. From there, Carlos A. Montoya joined Equity Performance Equine in 2020 as a Veterinary Technician.

He is studying to obtain his Doctor in Veterinary Medicine in the United states at the ECFVG (Educational Commission for Foreign Veterinary Graduates) to achieve his goal and practice as a DVM in the USA. Meanwhile, he is working as a Veterinary technician to maintain his knowledge, keep up to date and learn more techniques.

In his free time Carlos enjoys spending time with his family, traveling and doing BBQs. He has always been passionate about horses and working with large animals.

Lance Fensterman

Lance has been Dr. Sarah Cohen’s partner and life tech since meeting her in 2012. Lance’s background is in launching and leading businesses, he currently serves as the President of ReedPop a live event and multimedia global pop culture brand he conceived and developed via organic growth, launch, acquisition, joint venture, and global expansion. Reedop is known for its distinct culture, drive for constant innovation and tireless focus on serving its communities of passionate fans. Lance has steadily increased his knowledge of the equine world and is proud to help Sarah develop Equity into a practice with sound business principles, a culture of respect, equality and collaboration that puts the horse, rider and teammates at the center of all decisions. Lance & Sarah split time between Westchester County NY and Wellington FL with their two daughters, Evelyn and June.