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Dr. Nathaniel Wright



DVM: University of Tennessee, 2006
Internship: Tennessee Equine Hospital, 2006-07
Specialties/Interests: Lameness, Sports Medicine, Ophthalmology, Health/Wellness

Dr. Nathaniel Wright graduated from the University of Tennessee in 2002, continuing into the College of Veterinary Medicine and earning his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree in 2006. He immediately jumped into a one-year ambulatory internship at the Equine Medical Associates (later to become the TN Equine Hospital), where he obtained extensive hands-on training and field experience. 

Dr. Nathaniel has particular interest in sports medicine and lameness diagnostics. He grew up riding horses and always knew he wanted to practice large animal veterinary medicine. Working in a veterinary clinic through both high school and college played a role in his desire for equine health.

Dr. Nathaniel has always tried to be involved in 4H and FFA to encourage kids to pursue careers in animal science. He also a strong proponent and Board Member of Saddle Up! He has also spoken at functions hosted by the UT Agricultural Extension Service.

Dr. Nathaniel has been married to Rebekah since 2002, and together they have 4 children. In Dr. Nathaniel’s spare time he enjoys, helping with his kids’ sports and fishing in the beautiful TN Rivers in search of small mouth bass.

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