Gary Baxter

Clinical Sciences


(970) 297-0382

About Gary

Clinical Interests: - Equine orthopedic surgery including arthroscopy - Lameness and performance horse injuries - Developmental orthopedic diseases in young horses - Treatment of osteoarthritis and other joint-related injuries Research Interests: - Attempting to determine whether nutraceutical compounds can be an effective treatment in horses with osteoarthritis - Developing a new technique to promote arthrodesis of the distal tarsal joints in horses with bone spavin - Prevention and treatment of horses with laminitis


VMD, University of Pennsylvania, 1984MS, University of Georgia, 1988BS, Pennsylvania State University, 1980


Veterinary Acupuncture
American College of Veterinary Surgeons


93. Amend KS, Selberg KT, Valdes-Martinez A, Rao S, Baxter GM. Diffusion of anesthetic following a low palmar nerve block in the equine forelimb. J Am Vet Med Assoc; Accepted for publication, 201191. Hendrix SM, Baxter SM, McIlwraith CW, et al. Combination of meniscal and subchondral cystic lesions within the medial femorotibial joints in horses (1996-2006). Equine Vet J 2010;42:5-9.92. Wallis TW, Baxter GM, Werpy NW, Mason GL, Frisbie DD, Jarloev N. Acellular Urinary Bladder Matrix in a Collagenase Model of Superficial Digital Flexor Tendonitis in Horses. J Equine Vet Sci 2010:30;365-370.

Research Specialty

Equine Exclusive/Predominant