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Veterinary Resources

Commission Veterinarians

Chief Commission Veterinarian

Lynn R. Hovda, RPh, MS, DVM, DACVIM

**All Veterinarians seeking to practice at either racetrack MUST meet with Dr. Hovda prior to being licensed. Vet trucks are subject to search at any time to ensure compliance with rules.**  

Commission Veterinarians - Canterbury Park

Office Phone: 952-496-6487 (Race Season Only)

  • Dr. Lynn Hovda – Email
  • Dr. Christy Klatt – Email
  • Dr. Becca Rettkowski - Email

Commission Veterinarians - Running Aces

Office Phone: 651-925-3946 (Race Season Only)

  • Dr. Lynn Hovda – Email
  • Dr. Dave Radechel
  • Dr. Raye Taylor 

Veterinarian's Lists

Links below show horses currently on the Commission Veterinarian's List at each track. Horses on the list are not eligible to race until the "off date" has passed or the conditions of being placed on the list have been met.

Lists are updated frequently during the live racing season and as necessary in the off-season.  


Please see the below notices for important information: 

Equine Disease Communication Center

The Equine Disease Communication Center (EDCC) is an industry-driven initiative which works to protect horses and the horse industry from the threat of infectious diseases in North America. The communication system is designed to seek and report real time information about diseases similar to how the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) alerts the human population about diseases in people. Click the logo below to be directed to the EDCC's website. 

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