Dr. Casey started his equine career as a graduate farrier in 1973. After specializing in performance horse shoeing Dr. Casey attended veterinary school at De La Salle Araneta University Veterinary School in the Philippines and then Louisiana State Veterinary School (LSU) for clinical rotations. LSU’s high volume of racehorse clientele allowed Dr. Casey to pursue his passion and expertise for lameness evaluations, which he developed earlier in his career as a farrier. Ten years of experience as a Farrier, combined with 31 years of experience as a Veterinarian has given Dr. Casey a wealth of knowledge for dealing with his favorite subject, equine lameness.
In 1990, after becoming frustrated with the limitations of his Western trained diagnostics and treatments, . Dr. Casey attended the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society’s (IVAS) annual congress. Impressed by the diagnostic capabilities and successful therapeutic results, Dr. Casey attended the IVAS Acupuncture certification course in 1993 and became IVAS certified in 1994. He is currently serving as President of the American Academy of Veterinary Acupuncture (AAVA), a member of the International Veterinary Acupuncture Society, the American Association of Veterinary Acupuncturist and has served on the House of Delegates as well as Board of Directors of both these organizations.. In 2008 Dr. Casey attended the Tu Nai certification course at the Chi Institute. He maintains an equine complementary medicine and lameness practice in Marshall, VA, and lectures throughout the USA on acupuncture and the performance horse.
Dr. Casey has found that it is through the combination of both Eastern and Western Diagnostics and Therapeutics that the most effective results are obtained. Our Goal is to return your horse to his optimum level of performance through whole horse management.