Back Cove Equine
Phone: (207) 232-4316
Fax: (207) 828-3949

Serving Greater Portland, ME
Mon-Fri 8am-5pm
24hr Emergency Service

Dedicated to compassionate, conscientious care of your equine companion

Our Team

Our Team

Rachel Flaherty, DVM
Dr. Flaherty grew up in Cumberland, Maine where she was an active participant in 4-H, Pony Club, and local dressage and combined training events.

A graduate of Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Flaherty has been practicing veterinary medicine in Maine for the past 13 years. She is committed to offering client education, the highest quality care, and compassion for her patients. Her four-legged family members currently include a rescued off-the-track Thoroughbred named Stoli, and a pack of wonderful dogs, including Mira, who can often be seen in the front seat of the truck as she accompanies Dr. Flaherty on farm calls.




Kim Tardiff
Kim joined us in October of 2016. She has been a great asset to the practice and helps keep Dr. Flaherty organized both on the road and in the office. She comes from a horse-centered background, having grown up riding and working at several local farms before starting at BCE. She and her husband live on a farm in Buxton with their beloved animal family, including 4 dogs, 3 goats, a bunny, chickens, and her recently acquired Tennessee Walker mare, the lovely Annabelle.