Charlie Vail, DVM - edited

 Born in Denver, Colorado, Dr. Vail has been a prominent figure in the Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse racing industry since 1958.  He has been with Littleton Equine Medical Center since 1960. Dr. Vail also served as the track veterinarian for Centennial Race Track from 1962-1963, and currently serves as a Colorado Racing Commissioner.

When not immersed in the equine world, he spends time with his wife, Jeannie, son & daughter, four grandchildren.


  • Undergraduate, Colorado A&M College, 1958
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Colorado State University, 1960
  • Past President of Denver Area Veterinary Medical Society, Colorado Veterinary Medical Association, Animal Assistance Foundation, American Association of Equine Practitioners, Western Veterinary Conference
  • Board Member: Arapahoe Community College Foundation, Rocky Mountain Stroke Center, Littleton Rotary Foundation

Watch Dr. Vail’s “I am an Equine Veterinarian” Video click here