Courtney S. Diehl, DVM has been an equine veterinarian since 2000.

Steamboat Springs Mare and Foal


Dr. Diehl completed an internship in a busy referral practice near Saratoga Springs, working primarily with Thoroughbreds, Standardbreds, and Hunter-Jumpers, as well as broodmares.

She then moved to Colorado to work with Dr George Platt, her friend and mentor.

In 2007, Dr Diehl completed a fellowship in Equine Medicine and Critical Care at McGee Medical Center in Lexington KY.  She returned to Colorado and opened her second solo equine practice in Steamboat Springs where she sees a variety of equine athletes, pleasure horses and mares and foals.

Dr Diehl is no longer in private practice.

Dr. Diehl has been a speaker at two American Farriers Association Conferences. She previously volunteered her time at the Rocky Mountain Farriers Association’s annual farrier contest in Kremmling, CO, and continues to be dedicated to improving vet- farrier relationships.
Horse Vet Steamboat Springs Colorado
Dr. Diehl has also spoken at various 4H and Pony Club events and was the veterinarian at the Eagle PRCA rodeo for four years.  She received an award from the Routt County Sherriff’s Department in appreciation of her dedication and commitment to helping animals.

She has also volunteered for the past 11 years at the Routt County Jail as a jail ministry team member mentoring inmates.

Dr. Diehl lives in Steamboat Springs with her husband and two daughters, three horses, two dogs, three cats, rabbits, guinea pigs, chickens and pet fish.  She and her family are avid skiers and in her spare time, Dr Diehl has authored two books, and writes a monthly column for Horse Illustrated and Young Rider magazines.

``I want to be remembered as someone who cared tremendously...``

Watch Dr. Diehl speak to Platinum Performance about her practice for their “I Am An Equine Veterinarian” series