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Dr. Kim Voller
Kim Voller graduated from the University of Minnesota in 1988. Kim's work with Dr. Juergens as a student and her strong background with horses enabled her to jump right into practice at Anoka Equine. Dr. Voller also has a strong interest in reproduction, neonatal care and anesthesia. Dr. Voller has been involved in the local combined training/eventing scene for many years as a competitor and now as the organizer for the Trott Brook Horse Trials. She and her husband, Dr. Kevin Voller, have three children, Brenna, Clayton, and Cole.
Dr. Kevin M. Voller
Kevin Voller graduated from the University of Minnesota in 1988. He and Dr. Kim Voller met while in veterinary school and were married in 1987. Following graduation he worked in ambulatory equine practice for 1 year before returning to the University of Minnesota for a large animal surgical residency. He joined AE in 1991. His interests are his three children, Brenna, Clayton and Cole, hunting, fishing, horses and anything outdoors.
Dr. J.C. Thieke
J.C. Thieke graduated from the University of Minnesota Veterinary School in 1996. He completed an equine internship in Colorado at Littleton Large Animal Clinic and then practiced in an equine clinic for two years in Sioux Falls, South Dakota before joining Anoka Equine in 1999. His professional interests include sports medicine including lameness, surgery, dentistry and chiropractics. Dr. Thieke also serves on the American Association of Equine Practitioners Dental Committee. He and his wife Tara (a small animal veterinarian) have four children: Grace, Colter, Hayden, and Bennett. They enjoy outdoor activities including camping, hunting and western performance horses.
Dr. Tracy A. Turner
Tracy Turner attended veterinary school at Colorado State University, did an internship at the University of Georgia, and completed his surgical residency and M.S. at Purdue University. In 1986, Dr. Turner became a Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons. He has served on staff as associate professor at the University of Illinois and also at the University of Florida. Dr. Turner was also a professor at the University of Minnesota where he served as Chief of Large Animal Surgery for three years. His special areas of interest are equine lameness, navicular disease, orthopedics, podiatry, and back issues. He joined Anoka Equine in February, 2004, and fits into the family very nicely. In 2004, Dr. Turner was one of 3 veterinarians inducted into the International Equine Veterinarians Hall of Fame. Dr. Turner's wife, Julie, is also a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Diplomate, ACVIM. They have two sons, Tarren and Tristan. Dr. Turner is involved in eventing and horse trials in his "spare" time.
Dr. Rick S. Marion
Rick Marion was born and raised in Manhattan, Kansas, and attended Kansas State University for seven years to get his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree and a Master’s degree in pathology. After veterinary school, Rick spent three years in private mixed practice. He returned to his academic pursuits in 1985 at the University of Minnesota, completing a three-year residency in Large Animal Surgery and two additional years as an assistant professor working in the Large Animal Clinic. Rick then spent six years at the University of Missouri as a food animal clinician and equine ambulatory clinician. After finding moss growing on the bottom of his sneakers, Rick moved on to a private large animal practice in Stearns County, MN, and worked there for four years. The opportunity to move down the interstate to Anoka Equine arose in 2002, and he’s been at AE since that time. Outside work, Rick enjoys daily tirades against government spending, taxation and intrusion into the lives of its citizens.
Dr. Ingrid O. Borkoski
Dr. Ingrid Borkoski earned her veterinary degree from the University of Wisconsin in Madison. She then completed a one-year internship at Pilchuck Veterinary Hospital in Snohomish, Washington. She moved back to the Midwest and joined Anoka Equine in the Fall of 2000. Ingrid has particular interest in acupuncture and reproduction. Ingrid lives in Zimmerman with her husband, Eric, their two children, Ivy and Miles, and their two Golden Retrievers, Iris and Nellie. She enjoys fishing, snowmobiling and hockey.