VIN Consultants and Editors

Specialty: Equine

Associate Editor

Benjamin Buchanan

Board Certification

  • American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care (ACVECC) Emergency Medicine, 2006
  • American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) Large Animal Internal Medicine, 2005


  • , Navasota High, 1994
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University, 2001

Current Professional Activities

  • Partner at Brazos Valley Equine Hospital
  • Chair Equine Practice Committee TVMA
  • Vice President Texas Equine Veterinary Association
  • Editorial Board JVECCS


  • Texas Equine Veterinary Association


  • 2012 TVMA Equine Practitioner of the Year

Current Research/Clinical Interest

  • Disaster Medicine
  • Effect of season on grass and endocrine function
  • Rhodococcus Equi

Marital Status

  • Married to Shana -TAMU Vet Class 2001


  • Jane Marie Buchanan (November 2009)
  • Terrell Jackson Buchanan (May 2011)


  • 2 Jack Russell Terriors - Fascia and Bisquik


  • Wildlife Photography
  • Cooking
  • Outdoor
  • Hunting
  • Gardening

Favorite Quote

"Learning is like rowing upstream: not to advance is to drop back." -Chinese Proverb

What I Like Most About VIN

The wide range of knowledge and information available.

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