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Dr. Tony Hicks

Dr. Hicks grew up in Paducah, KY and returned home after his education to open his own practice in 1994. Dr. Hicks received a Bachelor’s of Science degree from the University of Kentucky in animal science, a Master’s Degree in Agriculture and Animal Nutrition from Murray State University and his DVM from the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Hicks has also graduated from Options for Animals Veterinary Chiropractic Course and Chi Institute Acupuncture Program.

Dr. Hicks specializes in equine sports medicine and lameness diagnostics and treatment. Dr. Hicks is passionate about continuing his education and advancing his diagnostics and treatment abilities.

Dr. Hicks has completed advanced training in digital imaging and has completed ISELP advanced modules on hock, stifle, pelvis & hip, neck & back and shoulder & elbow.

Dr. Jennie Cook

Dr. Jennie Cook

Dr. Cook grew up in Southern Illinois, where her love of horses began. She grew up competing at team sorting and rodeo. After completing a Bachelors of Science degree at Southern Illinois University, Dr. Cook moved to Columbia, MO to receive her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree at the University of Missouri. Afterwards she spent a year at the University of Illinois, completing an equine internship in medicine and surgery. Dr. Cook has a passion for preventative and internal medicine. Dr. Cook is a graduate of Options for Animals Veterinary Chiropractic Program. She also hopes to further her education in acupuncture, and sports medicine.

Office Staff

Office & Pharmacy Manager – Ellie Oliver






Office & Accounting Manager- Crystal Meppen





Veterinary Technician Manager – Taylor Carr




Veterinary Technician – Virginia Smith






Stable Assistant- Grace Burch




Stable Assistant- Maggie Murphy