Veterinarians


    Jessica F. Thornton, DVM

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    jthornton@hagyard.com

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    Dr. Thornton rejoined the Hagyard team after spending two years treating racing athletes at Churchill Downs, Keeneland Race Course and Palm Meadow Training Center, Boynton Beach, Florida, as well as competition horses in Wellington, Florida, and Lexington, Kentucky. Dr. Thornton was a treating veterinarian at the 2011 Breeders’ Cup World Championships and Quarantine. She is an FEI Treating Veterinarian and has received her Equine Chiropractic Certification and is a certified veterinary Acupuncturist.

    Dr. Thornton is featured in a www.vetsetgo.com video about the life of an equine veterinarian. Check it out here.

    Memberships & Affiliations

    American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)
    Kentucky Veterinary Medical Association (KVMA)
    Kentucky Association of Equine Practitioners (KAEP)
    Kentucky Thoroughbred Farm Managers’ Club (KTFMC)
    American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP)
    United States Equestrian Federation (USEF)
    International Veterinary Chiropractic Association (IVCA)
    Chi Institute 

    Related Services
    Hagyard Sport Horse
    Hagyard Field Care

    Education
    Auburn University, DVM

    Licensures
    Kentucky

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