Our Team



At Kentucky Equine Hospital, we’re dedicated to providing the highest standard of care for your equine athlete. Our staff is deeply committed to the satisfaction of our customers and the health of our patients. We are committed to providing the most advanced medical services both in our hospital facilities and via our ambulatory services.   


Dr. Wes Sutter - Owner

Wesley Sutter, DVM, Dipl. ACVS, is the co-owner of Kentucky Equine Hospital. Dr. Sutter was born in Lander, Wyoming. He received his bachelor’s degree in biochemistry from Colorado State University in 1997 and his veterinary degree in 2000. Following veterinary school, he completed a one-year rotating equine surgery and medicine internship at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital, in Lexington, Kentucky. He then completed a surgical residency at The Ohio State University, where he later served as an assistant professor in equine orthopedic surgery before entering private practice as a surgeon at Ocala Equine Hospital, in Florida. After five years at Ocala Equine Hospital, he co-founded Lexington Equine Surgery and Sports Medicine, also in Lexington. He then joined Rood & Riddle as a surgeon in 2018. His primary interests are in equine orthopedics, upper respiratory surgery, and lameness.


Dr. Sarah Grigoleit - Associate


Dr. John Cummins - Partner


Dr. Jack Watt - Associate


Dr. Stephanie Gibson - Associate


Dr. Sarah Mouri - Associate


Dr. Bridget Mason - Associate

Bridget Mason, DVM, obtained her veterinary degree from The Ohio State University in 2009. Her lifelong passion for horses led her to pursue her career in veterinary medicine. Her early riding career was spent learning to ride sport horses she then transitioned to saddleseat and showing American Saddlebreds when she met and fell in love with a Saddlebred. She completed an internship at Equine Services following graduation from veterinary school, then returned to her home of Northeast Ohio to work at Sharon Center Veterinary Hospital as an equine ambulatory doctor. She returned to Equine Services in 2015 to focus on ambulatory and reproductive practice. She remained when Dr. Sutter purchased Equine Services to form Kentucky Equine Hospital in 2020. Her professional interests include mare and stallion reproduction, preventative medicine, emergency care and neonatal medicine.


Dr. Louis Johnson - Associate

Our Staff


  • Robin Sauer - Head Tech
  • Ashley Tobbe, LVT - Technician
  • Alex Arnold - Technician
  • Robin Sauer, LVT - Hospital Supervisor
  • Kendall Cain - Technician
  • Brittney Bremer - Technician
  • Lexi Van Thornout - Technician
  • Ben Rummer - Technician
  • Cherokee Scruggs - Technician
  • David Rock - Technician
  • Jodi Cantwell - Technician
  • Betsy French - Technician
  • Jessica Vanderyte - Lab
Our Staff

Office Administrators

  • Victoria Schumacher - Practice Manager
  • Chris Tirbs - Accounts Payable
  • Katie Thornsberry - Client Relations
  • Katie Thornsberry - Administrative Assistant
Our Staff

Barn Crew

  • Grant Kelly - Barn Foreman
  • Nano Rodriguez - Barn Crew
  • Alberto Espinoza-Bravo - Barn Crew