Doctor Portrait

Ernest H. Martinez, II


Hagyard Field Care

Dr. Martinez graduated from the Oklahoma State College of Veterinary Medicine in 2003. He completed an ambulatory internship at Hagyard Equine Medical Institute and became a Field Care Associate in 2004 and a member of the practice in 2014. His practice includes emergency field medicine, herd health and wellness, neonatal foal care, mare and stallion reproduction, and equine dentistry. He currently oversees our intern and extern student programs. Dr. Martinez is actively involved with veterinary medicine organizations, holding positions in the Kentucky Association of Equine Practitioners and the National American Association of Equine Practitioners. His personal interests include veterinary leadership development and practice management. His wife practices small animal emergency medicine in Lexington, KY. They live in Versailles with their son, daughter and two dogs.

Memberships & Affiliations

American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)
Kentucky Veterinary Medical Association (KVMA)
Kentucky Association of Equine Practitioners (KAEP)
Kentucky Thoroughbred Farm Managers’ Club (KTFMC)
American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP)
Society for Theriogenology (SFT)
American College of Theriogenologists (ACT)