Duncan Peters, DVM, MS

Duncan Peters, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVSMR, ISELP, is an associate professor in Large Animal Clinical Sciences focusing on equine lameness and sports medicine at Michigan State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. A University of California, Davis, graduate, Peters worked at sport-horse practices in California, Montana, and Kentucky. An FEI veterinarian, he was member of the 2010 Alltech World Equestrian Games' veterinary commission. Peters is an active horse owner and competes hunter-jumpers.

Articles by Duncan Peters, DVM, MS

How Does Arena Footing Affect an Athletic Horse's Longevity?

An equine sports medicine specialist shares how footing can impact soundness and offers footing selection advice. Read More

Rehabilitating Muscle

Q: My horse has a severe laceration involving the biceps femoris and semitendinosis muscles (along the back of the hindquarter). He is 17 and in very good shape, training Prix St. Georges. We were able to suture the site and the Read More

AAEP Table Topic: Sport Horse Practice

A diverse group of practitioners discussed a variety of subjects related to treating and managing jumpers during the Sport Horse Practice (Jumpers) Table Topic, which was held at the 2008 American Association of Equine Practitioners convention, Read More

New Diagnostics Help Decipher Navicular Pain

Horses that had intermittent lameness; pointing a foot; soreness to hoof testers over the frog; shifting leg lameness; contracted, upright feet; and stabbing toes, shortened stride movement were candidates for Navicular Disease. Read More