Dr. Clayton Smith graduated from Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2009. He completed a 1-year internship at Alamo Pintado Equine Medical Center in Los Olivos, California. Dr. Smith has been an associate with top equine veterinary practices honing his skills in the sports medicine field. Clayton moved back to his home state of Texas after spending a year working under a lameness specialist, Dr. Robert Barber. This horse show practice was based out of Ocala, FL and traveled with the East Coast hunter/jumper circuit, serving as the official veterinarians for numerous horse shows including the HITS East Coast series, the Capital Challenge Horse Show, and the Washington International Horse Show.
Clayton is primarily an ambulatory clinician for Brazos Valley Equine Hospitals, providing a high level of expertise for performance horses in the greater Houston area. Clayton is a certified Veterinary Chiropractor and soon-to-be certified in veterinary acupuncture as well.
Clayton enjoys spending time with his wife, Emily and their children Colt and JJ on their farm in Magnolia.