VeterinarianOur award winning and innovative veterinarian, Dr. Marty Tanner, is passionate about providing the highest quality rehabilitation and sports medicine practices.
Dr. Tanner has 30 plus years of experience in equine medicine. Prior to opening Tanner Equine, Dr. Tanner served as a veterinarian and partner for Elgin Veterinary Hospital for 13 years.
He also practiced at Brazos Valley Equine Hospital for 10 years and established their Rockdale branch. Dr. Tanner was recognized as a Top 5 Veterinarian by the PRCA in 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015. In 2016, Dr. Tanner was awarded the distinguished honor of 2016 Veterinarian of The Year by the PRCA.
For over 10 years now, Dr. Tanner has been traveling to the National Finals Rodeo to serve his clients. During this time, he has been the veterinarian for over 50 qualifiers, 6 World Championships, an arena record, a single season earnings record and 5 PRCA Horse of The Year recipients.
Dr. Tanner is a member of the Texas Medical Veterinary Association, the Texas Equine Veterinary Association, and the American Association of Equine Practitioners. He is a graduate of Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Tanner is married to Kelly and has 3 sons, Braxton, Tucker and Kayden. When not practicing, he and his family enjoy raising and showing Simmental cattle.