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-brained for her. Dr. Lauren has one dog, Piper, 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.
Julee is our practice Manager who started at the end of July, 2017. She is in the office (mostly) on Tuesdays and Fridays. She is looking into new ways to have our new software help us better serve you! She and her husband have 3 kids that keep them busy with sports (volleyball, basketball and showing horses) at the high school and college levels. When she does have free time, she enjoys riding her horses.
Katrina (Kat) comes to us with a lot of animal experience. She has been riding and showing her horses and goats for many years. She currently has 6 horses, 6 goats, 5 cats, 2 dogs, 4 geese a turkey and 23 chickens!! She has a great interest in veterinary medicine and working with horses. She currently works and goes to college.
Chelsea has been Dr Johnson’s assistant since October, 2016. She has 2 horses of her own, Dodger and Gunner and a dog, Skye. When she is not being Dr Kirk’s right hand Monday through Wednesday, she enjoys camping, trail riding and concerts!
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.