Tennessee Walking Horse event hires veterinarians
While we still must pass the PAST Act to stop all soring…this maybe a step in the right direction. ~ HfH
From: The Tennessean
By: Heidi Hall
The members are:
•Jerry H. Johnson, of Lexington, Ky., a longtime equine surgery professor who entered private practice in 1979. He has 50 years of experience and holds degrees and a diplomate from the University of Georgia, Iowa State University and the American College of Veterinary Surgeons
•Dallas O. Goble, a former University of Tennessee equine surgery/clinical professor who retired in 2003. He is a Budweiser Clydesdale herd health consultant who travels the country checking the company’s horses.
•Phillip D. Hammock, a Louisville, Tenn., equine surgeon who has treated Kentucky Derby winner Funny Cide and Dubai World Cup winner Curlin. Hammock’s veterinarian degree is from the University of Tennessee, and he, too, is a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons.
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