Melinda Freckleton, DVM, is a graduate of Cornell University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. With 15 years of work in an equine practice, and recent experience in small animal medicine, she understands both the barn and the kennel. She enjoys riding and competing in dressage and taking care of her dogs, cats and horses on her small farm.
D. Phillip Sponenberg, DVM, PhD, is a professor of pathology and genetics at Virginia–Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine. He is the author of Equine Color Genetics, and his areas of research include genetics of domesticated animals, coat color heredity, conservation of rare livestock breeds, diagnostic pathology and reproductive pathology.