Graduated from Iowa State University in 1966; In private practice 1966-1981. Founded Peterson & Smith in 1981 with Johnny Mac Smith, D.V.M. Retired from the partnership and became an Ambulatory Associate in 2007. Member of AAEP and AVMA since 1966; Member of the AAEP Broodmare Reproduction Committee. Specialties: training and racehorse medicine, lameness, reproduction and pediatrics. Founding Director of Independent National Bank.