Dr. Johnson graduated from Michigan State University in 2011 as a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. He has also been a Farrier since 2001. He has worked with the legs and feet of all breeds and personalities of horses, including most disciplines of riding. Dr. Johnson has ridden trails, pleasure, barrels, and team penning since he was eight years old.
Dr. Lauren Magley graduated from the University of Tennessee in 2018. She has been riding horses since she was 7 years old and going into equine veterinary medicine was a no-brainer for her. Dr. Lauren has one dog, Tavi, and an off the track thoroughbred, Roady. When she has time to ride she mainly pursues 3 day eventing but she has tried a little bit of almost every discipline. Her other interests include hiking, camping and reading.
Emily is new to Classic Equine but has extensive horse experience. She has been riding since she could walk and showed/trained hunter jumpers for 10 plus years. Emily graduated from GVSU with a bachelor’s of science. She has always had a love for animals and currently has five of her own. Along with her three horses (Flyer, Elliott and Mimic), Emily has two dogs (Eddie and Lambo). She and her husband enjoy going on adventures with their dogs and exploring the beautiful state they live in.
Kara is currently our only Licensed Veterinary Technician. She joined Classic Equine after graduating from Baker College in the Spring of 2019. Horses have always had a big impact on her life. From competing to trail riding, she always enjoys her time in the saddle. She currently owns a horse (Alex) & a dog (Tempe). Outside of working, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends & family, & enjoying the great outdoors.
Katrina has been with Classic Equine since 2017 and she comes to us with a lot of animal experience. She has been riding & showing her horses and goats for many years. Kat has quite the farm life at home with 4 horses, 4 cats, 3 dogs, a few chickens/ducks, & 2 goats! She has a great interest in veterinary medicine and working with horses.
Izzy has been with Classic Equine working as an assistant since 2019. She loves to show speed events, but also enjoys trail riding and team penning. Izzy has 2 horses and a dog at home. Horses have always been a huge part of her life!
We are proud to have a full service equine veterinary facility in Ada, Michigan. With our location being just outside of Grand Rapids, we can easily serve both west, southwest and central Michigan customers. Our facility has stalls available for short-term and long-term care, a surgical suite, a comprehensive on-site clinic with full medicine stocks and diagnostic equipment, and a large indoor arena.