David Priest is a surgery resident in the Equine and Farm Animal Clinic with a research interest in upper airway obstructions in racehorses. Dr. Priest completed his veterinary education at Auburn University and an internship at Alamo Pintado Equine Medical Center in Los Olivos, CA. He has also worked for racetrack veterinarians in Kentucky, Illinois and Florida. His father, Dr. Gary Priest, is a veterinarian focusing on surgery in Thoroughbred racehorses and his mother, Kathy Priest, is a professional dressage trainer.