Meet Our Veterinarians
Garrett Metcalf, DVM, DACVS- LA
Dr. Garrett Metcalf was born and raised in a small agriculture town in northern Oklahoma. He graduated from Oklahoma State College of Veterinary Medicine 2011 and completed his equine internship at Oakridge Equine Hospital in 2012. Dr. Metcalf completed his equine surgery residency at Iowa State University in 2015 and then joined the newly formed Pine Ridge Equine Hospital.
Dr. Metcalf and his wife Kaci met in the same veterinary class at Oklahoma State University and shortly after graduation got married in Stillwater, OK. Dr. Metcalf resides in Glenpool, OK with his wife and sons. He enjoys spending time with his friends and family, farming and working on projects. Dr. Metcalf professional interests include sports medicine/lameness, orthopedic and soft tissue surgery, respiratory surgery and arthroscopic surgery.
Shelby Matz, DVM
Dr. Shelby Matz was born and raised in Basehor, Kansas and grew up riding hunter jumper horses. She attended Kansas State University and obtained her Bachelor’s degree in 2008. She then attended Kansas State Veterinary School and graduated with her doctor of veterinary medicine in 2012. She completed a one year internship at Oakridge Equine Hospital in Edmond, OK.
She joined Sapulpa Equine Hospital as an associate in June 2013. Her strong interest in integrated veterinary medicine has driven her to fulfill licensing in animal chiropractic and acupuncture. She graduated from One Health’s Medical Acupuncture for Veterinarians in April 2014. She then graduated from Options for Animals, College of Animal Chiropractic in July 2014 as an IVCA Certified Animal Chiropractor. She thoroughly enjoys providing these modalities to her equine patients. In July 2016, she became a partner of Pine Ridge Equine Hospital. Her interests include chiropractic, acupuncture, lameness and sport horse medicine, as well as emergency medicine.
She married her college sweetheart, Jason Matz, and they have a busy family life with three kids. In her free time she loves spending time with her family and being at the lake with family and friends.
Kimberly Carr, DVM
Dr. Kimberly Carr was born and raised in Yucaipa, CA. She attended the University of California, Davis from 2009-2013 and graduated with majors in Animal Biology and Equine Animal Science. She then moved to Manhattan, KS and attended the Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine from 2013-2017. Dr. Carr joined the Pine Ridge team in June of 2017 for her equine internship. Following her internship, she will be staying at Pine Ridge as an associate veterinarian. Her main interests are equine reproduction and emergency medicine.
Dr. Carr enjoys riding horses, swimming and playing water polo. She currently resides in Glenpool, OK with her dogs Homer and Riggins.
Austin Doby, DVM
Dr. Austin Doby originates from North Carolina, where he grew up on a working cattle ranch. He spent most of his time in the roping arena and transitioned to riding barrel horses. He trained barrel horses during his undergraduate studies and throughout veterinary school, with a passion for the futurity horses.
He attended North Carolina State University for undergraduate studies in Animal Science and Business Management. He earned his DVM from Oklahoma State University in 2018 and completed a one year surgical internship at Oakridge Equine Hospital following graduation. After his internship, he accepted an associate position at Oakridge Equine Hospital. He specializes in respiratory diseases, sports medicine and rehabilitation for equine athletes. He has extended our services to include support at regional horse shows and other equine events. When not at work, he enjoys spending his time training colts and hanging out with friends.
Andrea Popken, DVM
Dr. Andrea Popken grew up trail riding and caught the horse bug at an early age- adamantly relaying she wanted to be a “horse doctor” from the age of 9. She is originally from Omaha, Nebraska, however has lived in several states including Texas where she acquired a bachelors degree in Biomedical Sciences at Texas A&M.
Dr. Popken is a 2021 graduate from the Oklahoma State College of Veterinary Medicine and recently completed a 1 year internship at Pine Ridge Equine Hospital. She enjoys general wellness care, lacerations, foal care and emergencies. In her free time Dr. Popken enjoys quality time with friends, movies, craft fairs, vinyl records and playing fetch with her Boston Terrier side kick Frank.
Michael D. Major, DVM, MS, DACVS
Dr. Major grew up working cattle in his father's practice in Watonga, Oklahoma. When he wasn't working at the vet clinic, he was running a hay hauling business or working on the family farms. While a pre-vet student, he worked in a racetrack practice in New Mexico, which started his passions for a career as an equine veterinarian. He has been in a private practice as an equine surgeon for nearly 30 years. his special interests include upper respiratory, orthopedic surgery, and sports medicine. He has enjoyed working with cutting edge technology for diagnosis and treatment of challenging lameness cases.
Dr. Major has been raising and racing thoroughbreds for 15 years. This has given him a personal appreciation for all the highs and lows his clients experience with their horses. If operating and owning horses isn't enough to keep him tired and humble, he also has six children, and likes to play a little golf when he gets time.
*By appointment only.
Brent A. Hague, DVM, DACVS, DABVP
Dr. Brent Hague is a native of Oklahoma that received his DVM from Oklahoma Sate University in 1993. Following graduation he became an associate in an equine practice in central Oklahoma until being accepted into a surgery residency at Texas A&M. He completed his surgery training and became board certified by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons and the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners in 1998.
Son of a fourth generation farmer/rancher, Dr. Hague and his wife grew up in northwestern Oklahoma both raised in families supported by raising wheat, alfalfa and cattle. Dr. Hague and his wife now live on a small farm east of Edmond with their 4 boys. He enjoys working with his sons in the hay field and dabbling with his registered Angus hobby. Other personal interests include spending time helping his sons show cattle, watching them rope, hunting and fishing.
Dr. Hague’s professional interests are sports medicine, arthroscopic surgery, laser surgery and orthopedics. He enjoys the opportunity to share his experience with fellow equine practitioners by taking part in clinic research and public speaking. Most recently he has been involved in advances in bone marrow derived stem cell therapy in equine athletes.
Dr. Hague and his partner, Mike Major, DVM founded their referral equine surgery practice, Oakridge Equine Hospital, PC, in February 2003. Their goal was to provide clients with the latest technology and expertise available to diagnose and treat the equine athlete. They have continued to strive toward excellence in the field of equine surgery and medicine by surrounding themselves with talented veterinary associates and knowledgable staff.
*By appointment only.
Jonathan Pucket, DVM, MS, DACVO
Dr. Pucket has returned to Tulsa in 2017 after working at Oklahoma State University's Center for Veterinary Health Sciences since 2012. After graduating from OSU’s College of Veterinary Medicine and completing his internship there, Dr. Pucket headed to Manhattan, KS to finish his 3 year residency in Veterinary Ophthalmology and Masters degree at Kansas State University. Dr. Pucket's equine interests include intrastromal injection treatments for corneal abscesses, corneal grafting surgeries, and episcleral cyclosporine implants for treatment of equine recurrent uveitis.
Dr. Pucket is available for equine ophthalmology consultations at Pine Ridge Equine Hospital the second Thursday of every month. Emergency exams are possible Monday through Thursday as the schedule allows.
*By appointment only.
Veterinary Interns 2022-2023
Dr. Victoria Maurath (Graduate of Kansas State University) pictured on left
Dr. Aya Omar (Graduate of North Carolina State University) pictured on right
Meet Our Veterinary Technicians & Assistants
Jacelyn Trotter - Veterinary Assistant
Ashlyn Lewis - Veterinary Assistant
Kayla Bartgis - Veterinary Assistant
Aidan Long - Veterinary Assistant
Breanna Marts - Veterinary Assistant
Kayla Benton - Veterinary Assistant
Paige Dearrington - Veterinary Assistant
Cadence Wright - Veterinary Assistant
|Charlee Woods - Administrative Assistant||Laura Sloan - Receptionist|