Dylan Lutter


Clinical Assistant Professor
Equine Performance Medicine and Surgery

Phone: 785-532-5700


  • Bachelor of Science: South Dakota State University 2005
  • DVM: Kansas State University 2009
  • MS: Washington State University 2014
  • Residency in Equine Surgery: Washington State University 2010-2014
  • Fellowship in Equine Sports Medicine and Diagnostic Imaging: Washington State University 2014
  • Diplomate American College of Veterinary Surgeons-Large Animal 2015
  • Certified Equine Rehabilitation Practitioner: 2019
  • Certified Animal Chiropractor: 2020


First year

  • VAP 806 Gross Anatomy I
  • VAP 816 Gross Anatomy II
  • VAP 888B Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology
  • VAP 891E Applied Anatomy
  • VCS 816 Clinical and Professional Skills II

Second Year

  • VCS 845 Radiology
  • VCS 846 Clinical and Professional Skills IV
  • VCS 891R Learning Curve in Equine Practice

Third year

  • VCS 878 Surgery II
  • VCS 879 Surgery II Lab
  • VCS 891D Topics in Equine Podiatry
  • VCS 891T Surgical Skills
  • VCS 892A Equine Lameness

Fourth year

  • VCS 920, 922, 924 Equine Surgery, Medicine, Field Service


  • Regenerative Medicine: mesenchymal stem cells and platelet-based therapies
  • Wound healing
  • MRI evaluation of tendon healing
  • Diagnosis and treatment of tendon injury
  • Equine rehabilitation therapies
  • Emergency field stabilization of equine distal limb fractures


Dr. Lutter has clinical interests in difficult lameness cases, sports medicine, MRI of the equine distal limb, equine physical therapy, equine chiropractic, wound management, treatment of surgical site infections, laparoscopic surgery, and orthopedic surgery.

Selected Publications