Dr. Kates grew up in the Catskill Mountain region of New York State riding and showing Quarter Horses before attending Cornell University where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in 1978 and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 1981. In 1983 he became owner and managing partner of the practice with the goal of growing it into an exceptional group of dedicated equine veterinarians committed to customer service in all equine disciplines. His practice consists mainly of race horses in NJ and Pennsylvania in the Spring and Summer and Florida in the winter with a focus on lameness and other performance related problems. He is also available on a consultation basis for hunter/jumper and other performance horse lameness problems within the practice. He currently serves on the Racing Committee of the AAEP, is a former executive board member and treasurer of the NJVMA, past president of the NJAEP, and the steering committee of the NAARV. With his wife Shari, a practicing attorney, he has 3 grown children and 3 rescue cats named Mr. Big, Sequel and Sammi. In his spare time he enjoys golf, skiing, and watching, coaching and playing basketball.
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Dr. Nagle grew up in a small town in southeastern Pennsylvania. The son of a physician, his initial interest in human medicine changed to Veterinary medicine as he spent time working with horses. Dr. Nagle attended college at Colorado State University, graduating in 1982 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Zoology. He then returned to his home state to attend the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, graduating in 1986. Dr. Nagle joined the practice that summer. His concentration is harness and sport horses. His primary areas of practice interest are sports medicine and lameness in the high performance horses. He enjoys the collaborative effort among all parties involved in the health and success of the equine athlete. In his spare time, Dr. Nagle enjoys spending time with friends and enjoying a good round of golf.
Dr. Miller is a native of Morris Plains, N.J. After attaining her Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science at Ohio State Dr. Miller remained there to complete her veterinary training, graduating in 1998. After graduation, she completed a post doctoral internship at Pilchuck Veterinary Hospital in Washington State and spent two additional years in private practice just north of Seattle. Dr. Miller joined Colts Neck Equine in 2002 and continued her post doctoral education with a course in chiropractic therapy at Tufts University in 2003. In 2007, Dr. Miller also completed a course in Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine at The Chi Institute and now offers acupuncture as alternative treatment. Although she works primarily with the hunter/jumper and pleasure horse clients, Dr. Miller enjoys the standardbred racetrack portion of the practice as well. Her special interests lie in physiology and the integration of alternative care with traditional medicine to keep her patients performing and feeling their best. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her fiancé Mark, her dog Chuck and horse Luke.
Dr. Linke was born and raised in Monmouth County, New Jersey. She attended college at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, and then spent a year in a research position at Cornell before attending vet school at the University of Pennsylvania, graduating in 2005. After graduation, she completed a one-year internship at Chino Valley Equine Hospital in Chino Valley, California. She joined the Colts Neck Equine team in June, 2006, and has developed a practice consisting mainly of Standardbred racehorses and pleasure/riding horses. Dr. Linke’s hobbies include retraining Thoroughbred racehorses, playing polo, as well as working in her garden and decorating the inside and outside of the house she purchased recently in Farmingdale.
Dr. Jason Ginn was born and raised in the suburbs of northeast Atlanta, Georgia. He attended Centre College in Danville, Kentucky, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. He then returned to his home state, where he earned a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of Georgia. Dr. Ginn started out his career with internships at Alamo Pintado Equine Medical Center in central California, and at the University of Pennsylvania’s New Bolton Center. His main interests in equine medicine include sports medicine, diagnostic imaging, as well as podiatry. Outside of the clinic, Jason enjoys woodworking, trail riding, as well as playing golf and tennis.
Dr. Diana Cnudde is originally from Conshohocken, Pennsylvania where her desire to become a veterinarian developed at an early age. Her love of science and medicine along with her initial passion for animals fostered this lifelong veterinary aspiration. Growing up, she worked at a farm instructing children’s horseback-riding lessons and camp. Diana pursued her undergraduate education at The University of Scranton, where she received her bachelor’s degree in biology. While there, she rode on the hunt seat IHSA team. She continued her education at The University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine and received her VMD in 2019. Diana has special veterinary interests in primary care, diagnostic imaging, sports medicine, and theriogenology (reproductive services). In her spare time, she enjoys being outdoors (skiing, hiking, horseback-riding, waterskiing, etc), exploring new restaurants, and spending time with her family and friends – including Brody, her Boston terrier fur-brother.
Dr. Rob Campbell is a native of Lewes, Delaware who attended veterinary college at the University of Georgia. Dr. Campbell joined Colts Neck Equine in 2016. He was introduced to horses at a young age as his grandfather had a modest farm in Elkton Maryland near the Fair Hill Training Center. He decided to become a veterinarian for his love of animals and desire to help people. Once at the University of Georgia, he committed to pursuing a career in equine medicine after spending numerous externships at large referral equine hospitals such as Rood and Riddle, Hagyard McGee and Davidson, and the Equine Medical Center of Ocala. Additionally, he visited rural Mexico for two weeks to provide basic veterinary care to the under-served horse and burro population. After graduation, he got selected for an internship at the Marion DuPont Scott Equine Medical Center where he obtained a broad exposure to specialty equine only practice. At his last position, he serviced multiple different racetracks by performing third party lasix administration and post-race endoscopy examinations for Thoroughbred and Standardbreds. Professionally, his interests include sports medicine and lameness, diagnostic imaging, and dentistry. In his free time, he enjoys hot yoga, traveling and working with his Cane Corso, Rio.