Next Membership Meeting:

Vern Dryden, DVM, CJF

June 5th at the Red Mile Clubhouse


Dr Dryden 2-19-09Dr. Vern Dryden was raised on a working cattle ranch in Southeastern Arizona.  From an early age he worked with horses and followed in his father’s footsteps as a farrier.  Vern graduated at the top of his class from Oklahoma State Horseshoeing School in 1998 and worked with numerous veterinarians as he put himself through college by shoeing horses at the University of Arizona.  In 2005 he qualified for the status of Certified Journeyman Farrier through the American Farriers Association.  Dryden graduated from Washington State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2007 where he was the resident farrier of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital.  Dryden completed an internship in equine podiatry and surgery at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital.  Dryden is happy to be an associate of the Podiatry department of Rood & Riddle since June of 2008. In 2013 he became a shareholder in Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital.

    • Graduated from Oklahoma State Horseshoeing School – Ardmore, OK  1998
    • Owned and operated Dryden’s Custom Horseshoeing since 1998
    • Graduated University of Arizona – Tucson, Arizona May 2003 Veterinary Science Degree  (outstanding senior in the Veterinary Science and Microbiology)
    • Named to All Arizona Academic Team – given a full academic scholarship to the University of Arizona
    • AFA Certified Journeyman Farrier – July 2005
    • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Washington State University – Pullman, MA  May 2007
    • Intern at Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital Podiatry Department June 2002-May 31, 2008
    • Associate at Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital Podiatry Department beginning June 1, 2008.



• RSVP’s must be in by 5 p.m. June 2nd, 2013.
• No RSVP’s will be taken after the deadline.
• Walk-in seating limited.
• Registration begins at 6:15 P.M. at The Red Mile Clubhouse.
• Dinner begins at 6:45 P.M.
• Cash, Check and Credit Card payments accepted at the door.
• Please list names of all attendees when making reservations.


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