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Do you have the winter blues? Spring is on the way—we promise! Now is a great time to start planning your horse’s fitness program. Whether you’re headed to horse shows or trail rides, join us to learn how to get your horse riding ready.

About the Experts:

Duncan Peters


Duncan Peters, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVSMR, ISELP, is the co-owner and founder of East-West Equine Sports Medicine and focuses his practice on locomotor pathology and the diagnosis, treatment, and management of sport horse health for optimum performance. A University of California, Davis, graduate, Peters has also served as as director of the Clinical Equine Sports Medicine Program and associate professor of Large Animal Clinical Sciences at Michigan State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. An FEI veterinarian, he was member of the 2010 Alltech World Equestrian Games’ veterinary commission. Peters is an active horse owner and competes hunter-jumpers.

Mark Wooten


Dr. Mark WootenMark Wooten, DVM, is director of Equine Performax Veterinary and Rehabilitation Therapy Services with The Jaeckle Centre in Thompson’s Station, Tennessee. Wooten is a 1982 graduate from the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine and has always had a passion for horses. He applies his 30-plus years of experience as a practicing veterinarian to rehabilitate and restore performance horses of all disciplines back to their highest level of competition following an injury. He firmly believes in treating the whole horse with preventive and complementary therapies, such as acupuncture and chiropractic adjustments, as well as using traditional modalities to heal the performance horse.