A native of West Virginia, Dr. Mason grew up on a commercial sheep and cattle farm. His early exposure to horses came from family involvement with Thoroughbred training and racing at Charles Town Races and Team Penning. Dr. Mason graduated with honors from both West Virginia University (BS Animal and Veterinary Sciences 2002) and the University of Georgia, College of Veterinary Medicine (Doctor of Veterinary Medicine 2006) before completing a rotating Hagyard Field Care internship at Hagyard Equine Medical Institute (2006-2007). Dr. Mason is currently a Field Care Associate with interests in mare/stallion fertility, perinatology, preventative and general health, dentistry, performance/sport horses with a special interest in polo ponies, gaited mountain horses and regulatory work. Dr. Mason is also a certified American Endurance Ride Conference Control judge.
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)