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 at age 16

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.

From 1994 to 1996, Dr. Casey owned the Animal Doctors Hospital in Virginia, where he practiced general veterinary medicine and surgery for canine, feline, and equine.

Dr. Casey at Saratoga Race Course Saratoga Springs, New York

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.

Dr. Casey has special interest in Xeroradiography, consulting nationwide with other veterinarians with regards to Xeroradiography.

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

Dr. Casey has Veterinary Licenses and is a State Accredited Veterinarian in the following states:  

  • Virginia

  • Maryland

  • Delaware

  • Georgia

  • Pennsylvania

  • Florida 

  • New Jersey

  • Kentucky

  • Certified to practice by the Federation of ST. Kitts / Nevis island country in the Caribbean

Dr. Casey is affiliated with the following professional organizations:

  • American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)

  • Virginia Veterinary Medical Association 

  • Maryland Veterinary Medical Association 

  • Florida Veterinary Medical Association 

  • American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP)

  • Tuskegee Veterinary Medical Association

  • Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association

  • National Steeplechase and Hunt Association

In his spare time, Dr. Casey enjoys flying airplanes and belongs to the Airplane Owners & Pilots Association.


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