Dr. Bernd Kretzschmar has advanced veterinary training in Equine Surgery and is an experienced Veterinarian for race and performance horses. Dr. Kretzschmar has been involved in breeding and raising Standardbred race horses. He has been the owner and surgeon of the previous London Equine Hospital and has served as the President of the Ontario Association of Equine Practitioners. He attended Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph and Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island. Dr. Bernd Kretzschmar joins the Horse Racing Appeal Panel as a part-time Member.