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Herb Burns, VMD, Partner

Dr. Burns graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. He began at Pine Bush Equine Services in 1992 when the practice belonged to Dr.Howard "Doc" Gill.  He fell in love with the area and eventually purchased the practice in 1997. He has become legendary in New York's Standardbred business, winning the United States Harness Writer's Association's Good Guy Award in 2017.   His interests include reproduction, surgery and lameness. In his spare time, Herb enjoys spending time with his daughters, golfing and watching his Standardbred horses race including his world champion, Here Comes Herbie.

Michael W. Ross, DVM, Dipl ACVS, Partner

Dr. Ross graduated from Cornell University's College of Veterinary Medicine and completed an internship and surgical residency at the University of Pennsylvania's New Bolton Center. He has been a professor of surgery at New Bolton Center since 1982.  Dr. Ross has been performing surgery at Pine Bush Equine Services since 1998 when he formed a strong relationship with Doc Gill, the then owner of Pine Bush Equine Services.  In 2018 he became a partner in the practice.  He enjoys fishing, adding to his collection of wine and spending time with his family.

Jake Kiefer, DVM, Associate

Dr. Kiefer graduated from Kansas State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine and completed his  internship at Pine Bush Equine Services in 2014.  Dr. Kiefer was hired as an associate veterinarian in 2015 and enjoys all facets of ambulatory medicine, including reproduction and lameness. His interests include harness racing, hunting, fishing, and spending time with his Chesapeake Bay Retriever, Kobe.

Jared Voge, DVM, MS, Dipl ACT, Associate Veterinarian

Associate Dr.Voge attended veterinary school at Iowa State University and completed a one year surgical, medical, and ambulatory internship at Southwest Equine Hospital in Scottsdale, Arizona. Following his internship, he completed a  residency program in Equine Theriogenology at Texas A&M University. In August 2015, he was board certified in reproductive medicine and surgery. Dr. Voge practices all facets of equine reproduction with specific interests in embryo transfer, oocyte aspiration,and problem mare and stallion management. In his spare time, Jared enjoys watching sports, attending horse shows, and spending time with his wife, Lindsay, and son.

Jennifer L. Nutt, DVM, Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Nutt attended veterinary school at North Carolina State University, completed a one-year internship in medicine, surgery, and lameness at a sport horse hospital in Virginia, then worked at an equine referral hospital in the San Francisco Bay area.  Her special interests include emergency medicine, internal medicine, and ophthalmology.  Her free time is spent riding, running, and gardening. 

Sarah Lundquist, DVM, Associate Veterinarian

Dr. Lundquist hails from Minnesota but graduated in Veterinary Medicine from the esteemed Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. Here she did research work on Laryngeal Hemiplegia (roarers) in horses specifically looking at peripheral nerve regeneration techniques. She also worked at Pet Loss support hotline where she helped grieving owners deal with the loss of their pet. Her areas of interest are in ophthalmology (eyes) and dentistry as well as internal medicine. She loves gardening and hiking with her coonhound. And on those inclement days she enjoys a good puzzle.

Kianna Spencer, DVM, Intern Veterinarian

 Dr. Spencer hails from Northeastern Pennsylvania and attended Penn State University for her undergraduate degree. She received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from The Ohio State University. She grew up raising and showing American Quarter Horses which is reflected in her veterinary focus in equine reproduction and nutrition. She keeps and manages a few Quarter Horse broodmares of her own and enjoys this reproductive work. She loves her 2 cats and has a very civilized pastime of brewing and enjoying tea.