Meet the Team


Danelle Stukas, Co-Owner

Sports Massage

 Danelle Stukas is a Certified Equine Sports Massage Therapist (ESMT), Certified Canine Massage Therapist (CCMT), and Reiki Practitioner. She is a life-long resident and small business owner in Monmouth County, New Jersey.

Danelle developed a passion for horses over a decade ago. She left a career in interior design to fulfill her dream of working with animals.  When not working, she and her husband enjoy spending time with their two senior rescue dogs, cats, and turtles.

Danelle is sensitive to the needs of animals and has an extremely compassionate nature, especially for senior animals.

Book your horse or dog an appointment for sports massage with Danelle today.

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Heather Wallace, Co-Owner

Sports Massage and Aromatherapy

Heather Wallace is a Certified Equine Sports Massage Therapist (ESMT),  Certified Canine Massage Therapist (CCMT), and Aromatherapist.

An overachiever by nature, Heather is always seeking to learn more to help animals of all kinds. She has a keen sense for what each animal needs and communicates, especially the more sensitive horses and dogs.

As the writer and photographer for her blog, Bridle & Bone Heather is working diligently to reveal to the world the benefits natural therapies for animals.  Her blog was started to address the variety of concerns had by her client’s owners and “fur parents”.  Heather has written for a number of publications including Holistic Horse Magazine, Good Dog Magazine, and Equine Info Exchange. Her first book, Equestrian Handbook of Excuses was a 2017 Literary Selection for the Equus Film Festival and she is busy working on her second book, Confessions of a Timid Rider, due to be published in 2018.

Book your horse or dog an appointment for sports massage and aromatherapy with Heather today.

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Our Partners

Bridle & Bone Wellness is proud to partner with local veterinarians to provide the best in wellness for your horses and dogs.


Dr. Michelle Morges

Equine Acupuncture


Michelle Morges, DVM, MS, DACVIM, cVMA received her veterinary degree from Colorado State University.  She completed a rotating internship at VCA Veterinary Specialists of Northern Colorado and a specialty internship in oncology at North Carolina State University.  Her medical oncology residency at Colorado State University was completed and she obtained board certification in 2014.  More recently, she completed her training in Medical Acupuncture for Veterinarians (MAV) in April 2017.

Michelle is an avid equestrian and we are proud to have her with us providing equine acupuncture. She is available for appointments on Monday afternoons.

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*If you would like to schedule acupuncture for your dog or cat, you may contact her through Red Bank Veterinary Hospital.


Dr. Kendra Pope


Dr. Kendra Pope

Integrative Veterinary Medicine and Oncology

Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine Practitioner

Kendra Pope DVM, DACVIM (Oncology), CVA, CVCH, CVFT, CVIP practices at Integrative Oncology & Veterinary Wellness in Red Bank, New Jersey. She received her veterinary degree from the University of Florida, and certifications in veterinary acupuncture, Chinese herbal therapy, food therapy and Tui-na at the Chi Institute of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine. She went on to complete a rotating internship and residency at the University of Pennsylvania, and obtained board certification in Oncology in 2015. She currently is enrolled in the College of Integrative Veterinary Therapies training in Western herbal medicine.

Office: 252 Broad Street, Suite 3 Red Bank, NJ 07701 (732) 268-8553.

* Please note Heather and Danelle work out of this office on Wednesdays 10am- 2pm and Fridays 10am – 12pm.


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