Meet Our Founder

Garth W. Lamb, DVM

Dr. Lamb is a Las Vegas native who grew up around horses and competed in high school and collegiate rodeo, mainly in team roping events. He went college national finals rodeo in calf roping. He is a 1972 graduate of Colorado State University Veterinary School. He opened Desert Pines Equine Center in 1998 to offer the valley an equine medical and surgical facility in addition to ambulatory medicine. Dr. Lamb's areas of equine medical interests are reproduction, podiatry, lameness, and dentistry. With 40 years of experience in equine veterinary medicine, Dr. Lamb has seen many changes in diagnostic advances and equine veterinary procedures. He enjoys reading and learning about new research and development. He looks forward to spring every year when he can begin breeding mares and flushing embryos. Dr. Lamb still works Monday through Thursday every week and sometimes Friday unless he disappears to his ranch in Utah. Dr. Lamb spends his weekends driving the tractor around his 19-acre ranch in Utah. When not moving irrigation around the hay fields, he is fly fishing for trout in Utah, Wyoming, Montana, and Colorado. He is currently working at perfecting his golf game. His immediate family includes his wife, Shari (a USEF official) and his two grown daughters, Brooke and Whitney.

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