Dr. Robert Duane McDavitt, DVM

Quarter Horse Breeder

Westfield, IN


Duane McDavitt has been a breeder of American Quarter Horses for 35 years. He has become known across the United States as a distinguished and respected breeder of Quarter Horses, with several foals that have accumulated hundreds of AQHA points. Other show winnings are far to numerous to mention.

Dr. McDavitt has been a practicing veterinarian specializing in horses north of Indianapolis since 1965. He has been the official veterinarian for several charity horse shows and the State Fair. He has a wealth of knowledge and is always willing to share that knowledge with breeders and competitors. Duane also educates the public through clinic tours and programs for 4-H, scouts, church and horse groups.

Always a leader, Duane has served as president of the Indiana Quarter Horse Association in 1987 and has been a director for over 30 years. He was a founding member of both the Indiana Reining Horse Association and the Indiana Equine Practitioners Group and served as president or chairman for several years of both organizations. Nationally, Duane has served as the vice chairman of the AQHA Nominating and Credentials Committee.

Congratulations and thank you to Dr. Robert Duane McDavitt for your leadership, unselfish devotion and dedication to the improvement of the Quarter Horse Breed and Quarter Horse organizations.

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