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James Casey, DVM, MS


Dr. Casey learned to ride horses at an early age while growing up in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia.  As a teenager, he road professionally as a jockey (flat races).

Dr. Casey has trained and raced thoroughbreds throughout the mid-Atlantic tracks since the early 1980's.  He continues to train a small stable of his own horses and exercises them himself regularly.

Dr. Casey achieved his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (D.V.M.) degree from Tuskegee University in Alabama, 1988.  Dr. Casey is also a graduate James Madison University in Virginia.  He earned a Masters of Science Degree, as well as Bachelor of Science Degrees with studies in Biology and Chemistry.

In 1988, Dr. Casey established his practice, Equine Sports Medicine and Dentistry.  His veterinary specialty interests include: lameness problems, pre-purchase examinations, and the comprehensive care of Performance and Racing Horses. With the use of modernized equipment, Dr. Casey practices Advanced Equine Dentistry on all types of horses.

Currently, Dr. Casey's practice base is located in the Maryland and Virginia areas.  He also travels throughout the East Coast including Florida.

In addition to his private veterinary practice, Dr. Casey has taught and been a guest instructor of clinical equine medicine and surgery in several veterinary schools including Tuskegee University School of Veterinary Medicine, Iowa State University’s School of Veterinary Medicine, The University of the West Indies, etc.



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