Pine Ridge Equine Staff
DeRoy White, DVM
Currently resides in Liberty Mounds, OK . Dr. White been a partner/owner of Sapulpa Equine Hospital since 1983. He enjoys spending time with his wife, Lisa, his two children, Brittany and Will and his twin grandchildren Ava & Graham.
His hobbies include: ranch sorting, fishing, reading, pistol shooting and travel. He is a member of AAEP, OVMA, TVMA, AVMA, VMG-16, First United Methodist Church in Tulsa and Oklahoma Shooters Association.
His Veterinary Interests vary from preventative medicine, equine dentistry, lameness and reproduction. Born in Louisiana, MO, grew up in Texas, graduate of Aledo High School, Aledo Texas in 1971. Obtained a Bachelors Degree in Animal Science in 1975 and A Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Texas A & M University in 1979.
In July 2016, Dr. White became a partner of Pine Ridge Equine Hospital in Glenpool, OK.
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, a high volume medical and surgery practice, 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, in September 2013 in Kansas. They welcomed a baby boy, Griffin Wade, on September 5, 2015 and a baby girl, Guthrie June, on November 9, 2017. In her free time she loves spending time with her family and their dog Aggie, and being at the lake with family and friends.
Garrett Metcalf, DVM
Dr. Garrett Metcalf was born and raised in a small agriculture town in northern Oklahoma. Dr. Metcalf 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.
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 little dog Arlo. She hopes to have a new horse and a hedgehog very soon!
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.
Lauren Lamb, DVM, DACVS
Dr. Lauren Lamb is a native of North Dakota and graduated from veterinary school at Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Science in 2007. Following graduation, Dr. Lamb did an internship and surgery residency at Oakridge Equine Hospital. He became a board certified diplomat of the American College of Veterinarian Surgeons in 2012. In 2012 Dr. Lamb accepted a position as an assistant clinical professor of large animal soft tissue surgery at Texas A&M University. He held this position until 2015, at which time he moved back to Oklahoma to accept an associate surgeon position at Oakridge Equine Hospital.
Dr. Lamb's professional interest include minimally invasive surgery, respiratory surgery, sports medicine and arthroscopic surgery. He enjoys the opportunity to participate in clinical research and speak at national, state and local meetings.
Dr. Lamb resides in Edmond, OK with his wife and daughter. He enjoys spending time with family and friends. He is an avid hunter and spends most of his time in the fall sitting in a duck blind or deer stand.
*By appointment only.
Jonathan Pucket, DVM, MS, DACVO
Dr. Pucket has recently returned to Tulsa 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 Intern 2018-2019
Dr. Abigail Lechtenberg (Graduate of Kansas State University)
Veterinary Technicians & Assistants
Sabrina Snell - Veterinary Assistant
Sabrina grew up in the Tulsa/Claremore area and attended Inola High School where she graduated in 2003. She attended Community Care College from 2005-2007, where she earned her Associates of Applied Sciences in Surgical Technology. Sabrina enjoys being outside, fishing, riding horses, and camping.
Lexi Archer - Veterinary Assistant
Lexi grew up in Tulsa and graduated from Sand Springs High School. She went on to Oklahoma State University and graduated with a bachelor's degree in Animal Science. She has a passion for horses and making cakes. She recently achieved a silver rating for cake decorating at the Tulsa State Fair
Annetta Robins - Registered Veterinary Technician